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Gun Boats on the Kennebec? Comp Medical Costs Sinking Bath Iron Works 11/18/2006
State: CA | Segment: | 283 | 0
By Jon Coppelman Bath Iron Works (BIW) builds ships. The first was The Cottage City, a passenger steamer completed in 1890. Over the past two decades, their work has been limited to building destroyers for the US Navy. We read in the Kennebec Journal that the builder of destroyers is bein...Read More
 
 
Guidelines, Disability and a Study 08/26/2006
State: CA | Segment: | 307 | 0
The May 2006 issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine reports that implementation of a disability management program at Shell Oil Company using the Medgate software along with Official Disability Guidelines (ODG) resulted in a significant reduction in total absence. A...Read More
 
 
Good Business Sense: Part 6 06/04/2005
State: CA | Segment: | 179 | 0
This is the sixth and final installment in a series by Pamela W. Foust. Earlier installments can be read by clicking on the article title in the side-bar at right. "A system that's easy to game destroys human character." - Charles Munger Its All Just Business...Read More
 
 
Good Business Sense: Part 5 05/22/2005
State: CA | Segment: | 529 | 0
This is the fifth in a series of six by Pamela W. Foust. Earlier installments can be read by clicking on the article title in the side-bar at right. "A system that's easy to game destroys human character." - Charles Munger Part Five: Going to Trial On th...Read More
 
 
Good Business Sense: Part 4 05/07/2005
State: CA | Segment: | 355 | 0
This is the fourth in a series of six by Pamela W. Foust. Earlier installments can be read by clicking on the article title in the side-bar at right. "A system that's easy to game destroys human character." - Charles Munger Part Four: The Settlement Conference...Read More
 
 
Good Business Sense: Part 3 04/23/2005
State: CA | Segment: | 282 | 0
This is the third in a series of six by Pamela W. Foust. Earlier installments can be read by clicking on the article title in the side-bar at right. "A system that's easy to game destroys human character." - Charles Munger Part Three - Referral to Defense Counsel...Read More
 
 
Good Business Sense: Part 2 04/09/2005
State: CA | Segment: | 203 | 0
This is the second in a series of six by Pamela W. Foust. Earlier installments can be read by clicking on the article title in the side-bar at right. "A system that's easy to game destroys human character." - Charles Munger Part Two - Doctors and Lawyers The...Read More
 
 
Good Business Sense: Part 1 03/27/2005
State: CA | Segment: | 163 | 0
This is the first in a seris of six by Pamela W. Foust. "A system that's easy to game destroys human character." - Charles MungerPart 1: A Claim Occurs Once upon a time there was a machine operator who worked for a small fabrication shop. He was not a...Read More
 
 
Get Ready for the Train Wreck to Happen 09/25/2004
State: CA | Segment: | 431 | 0
The following is a letter/editorial by Steve Pierce, one of the principles in VocAide and an industry veteran of over 20 years. Steve uses his industry experience to make some compelling arguments about the future of claims handling in light of the vocational voucher system, and some unintended cons...Read More
 
 
Getting Womped - What's Wrong with Comp Part 2 11/22/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 496 | 0
Every once in a while, someone writes in to the workcompcentral editorial office with a question or opinion, and sometimes, as in this case, what is submitted originally as just someone's thoughts on a topic in fact is expressive of a population's collective feelings. Henry W. Coe Jr., an injured wo...Read More
 
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