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CWCI Scorecard Looks at Spinal Disorder Claims in California Workers’ Comp
Posted on 15 Apr 2012 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

The California Workers’ Compensation Institute has released the second edition of its “Injury Scorecard” research series, providing detailed data on accident year (AY) 2001 to 2011 workers’ compensation claims experience for cases... Read More

Claims Expert, Eva LaBonte, Identifies Challenges Associated With America's Aging Workforce at National Workers' Comp Conference in Las Vegas
Posted on 3 Dec 2010 by Thomas A. Robinson

On November 11, 2010, Eva LaBonte, Risk and Benefits Analyst for Clean Water Services (Hillsboro, Oregon), presented an informative lecture entitled, "Will You Still Need Me When I'm 64? Workers' Comp for an Aging Workforce," at the... Read More

CWCI Scorecard Looks at Spinal Disorder Claims in California Workers’ Comp
Posted on 15 Apr 2012 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

The California Workers’ Compensation Institute has released the second edition of its “Injury Scorecard” research series, providing detailed data on accident year (AY) 2001 to 2011 workers’ compensation claims experience for cases... Read More

Evaluation of and Differential Diagnosis Considerations for Erectile Dysfunction in Workers’ Compensation Claims
Posted on 18 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Occupational Injuries & Illnesses S

----------------------------------------------------- IMPORTANT NOTICE ----------------------------------------------------------------- This article was available for free on our site through March 11, 2011. It is available for a fee through the LexisNexis... Read More

Ramifications of Distracted Driving and Fleet Risk Management
Posted on 27 May 2011 by Rebecca A. Shafer

By Rebecca Shafer, LowerWC.com Amaxx Risk Solutions, Inc. May 25, 2011 Do workers compensation laws need to be revised to exclude people who cause injury to themselves and others when driving distracted? And, how do employers manage this risk? ... Read More

MD: Recent IWIF Success At The WCC
Posted on 27 Dec 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Chicago, IL (CompNewsNetwork) - IWIF is in the business of paying legitimate workers' claims. Some claims, however, require close scrutiny to prevent claimants from taking advantage of IWIF. Here is a collection of recent litigation successes that... Read More

A 14-Point Workers' Comp Annual Checkup That Can Protect You Against WorkComp Claims
Posted on 20 Jan 2011 by workerscompensation.com

Asheville, NC (CompNewsNetwork) - As we head into the New Year, this is a perfect time to take a step back and look at your Workers’ Compensation program. By assessing its strengths and weaknesses, you create a blueprint of potential dangers that... Read More

SC: WCC Announces Two New Features To eCase
Posted on 28 Dec 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Columbia, SC (CompNewsNetwork) - The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission announces two new features to eCase, our Internet based claim status program. The new features allow TPA users to register and link to their assigned cases; attorneys... Read More

NY: NYSWCB Request WTC Forms By Sept. 13
Posted on 9 Aug 2010 by workerscompensation.com

New York, NY (CompNewsNetwork) - The New York Workers' Compensation Board requests that all WTC-12 forms, which are filed by World Trade Center rescue, recovery, and clean-up workers to preserve their right to future benefits, must arrive at tha Board... Read More

FL: CFO Blasts Legislature For Backing Down On Rising Costs Of WC Claims
Posted on 16 Nov 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Tallahassee, FL (CompNewsNetwork) - Florida CFO Alex Sink today blasted the Florida Legislature for backing down from their previously unanimous support of HB 5603, a bill that would save Florida taxpayers millions by addressing the rising costs of workers'... Read More