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Webinar Provides Tips for Managing Workers Comp Costs of Aging Workforce

BOSTON, MA - As the U.S. workforce gets older, sicker and more out of shape, soaring rates of largely controllable medical conditions threaten employers’ workers compensation medical spending. A new Liberty Mutual webinar highlights how effectively managing workers compensation costs requires...

Special Series: Workers' Comp 20/20 - What Will Workers' Comp Look Like In The Year 2020?

Sarasota, FL (CompNewsNetwork) - This week we are pleased to announce the launch of our new series, "Workers' Comp 20/20", which is designed to both forecast where the industry is going, and generate dialogue that will contribute to that process. Essentially we are asking, "What will...

Aging of America's Workforce as Cost Driver in the Workers' Comp System

Stuart D. Colburn, a Shareholder of Downs Stanford in Austin, Texas, analyzes the impact of an aging workforce, one of the primary cost drivers in the workers’ compensation system. To view his slide presentation on this topic, click here . Next up: obesity as a cost driver.

Claims Expert, Eva LaBonte, Identifies Challenges Associated With America's Aging Workforce at National Workers' Comp Conference in Las Vegas

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 19th Annual National Workers' Compensation and...

CA: CHSWC Posts “Working Safer Or Just Working Longer?"

Oakland, CA (CompNewsNetwork) - The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation (CHSWC) approved posting of the draft report “Working Safer or Just Working Longer? The Impact of an Aging Workforce on Occupational Injury and Illness Costs” for feedback and comment and for...

Thomas A. Robinson on 2011 Year in Review: Top 10 Issues in Workers’ Compensation Law

In this LexisNexis Emerging Issues Analysis article, Thomas A. Robinson analyzes the top 10 workers’ compensation events for 2011, with an eye to the hot button issues for 2012. > You can purchase the article at the LexisNexis Bookstore . > Lexis.com subscribers can access the complete...

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (7/23/2012)

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS WILG Symposium on 40th Anniversary of Nat'l Commission on WC Laws . NCCI Reports on Impact on Impairment...

Role of Age Regarding Workers’ Compensation May Be Exaggerated

NCCI Suggests Younger and Older Employees’ Claims Are Comparable By John Stahl, Esq. Recent research by the National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc., (NCCI) questions the belief that the aging American workforce is at the eye of the perfect storm related to workers’ compensation...

Workplace Wellness Programs Return on Investment and Implementation Tips

By Rebecca A. Shafer, J.D., President, Amaxx Risk Solutions, Inc. Michael Stack, Editor and Director of Operations, Amaxx LLC. Robin E. Kobayashi, J.D., LexisNexis Legal & Professional Operations, LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation Law Community Of the many workers’ compensation cost...

Workplace Wellness Programs Return on Investment and Implementation Tips

By Rebecca A. Shafer, J.D., President, Amaxx Risk Solutions, Inc. Michael Stack, Editor and Director of Operations, Amaxx LLC. Robin E. Kobayashi, J.D., LexisNexis Legal & Professional Operations, LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation Law Community Of the many workers’ compensation cost...

The Aging Workforce: How to Manage Workers’ Comp Costs for the Silver Bunch

Karen C. Yotis, Esq., a Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and bolts of the workers’ comp world. Here’s the story of an aging workforce that can’t afford to leave their jobs...

The Evolution of Reform: WCRI Panel Examines Resilience and Renovation in Workers’ Compensation

Closing session at WCRI’s annual conference examines workers’ comp systems in Texas, Pennsylvania, Oregon and Florida By Ryan Benharris, Esq. Focusing on Resilience or Renovation, the 2015 Workers Compensation Research Institute Annual Convention (WCRI) closed its seminar on March 6...

A Healthier Workforce: The Hot Debate Over Employer Responsibility and Employee Incentives

By Jennifer C. Jordan, Esq., General Counsel, MEDVAL LLC A Medicare set-aside (MSA) is sometimes like an exercise in accident reconstruction. And when the MSA gets ugly, as they frequently do, it is typically because of some factor other than the industrial accident itself. Things like, had the employee...