DEVELOPING NEW RESOURCES
The first article in this series addressed the shortage of qualified claims examiners in the workers' compensation field and the problems currently facing carriers in staffing and training . In this follow-up article claims examiner training specialists, Cy...Read More
Unfortunately workers' compensation ends up adversarial because of competing interests.
The purpose of workers' compensation systems are to "pay now, ask questions later" in order to take care of the injured worker. When this system was devised, this philosophy made sense because of the ter...Read More
1. Submit a complete packet with the Compromise and Release or Stip including medical reports. Make sure the settlement documents are complete and you cover everything you need including body parts.
2 Put the Compromise and Release or Stip on top of the submitted packet This is very important...Read More
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The workers' compensation insurance industry has a shortage of knowledgeable workers' compensation claims examiners. Contract examiner costs have escalated as demand exceeded the limited labor pool of contract examiners. Empty desks result in excessive caseload size, caseload re-distributions, an...Read More
Rating agency A.M. Best reports that there is a shortage of technology oriented insurance executives and that this is causing a problem for midsize and small carriers. While these companies would like to usher in new technologies to take them out of their legacy systems, finding senior-level executi...Read More
2 recent cases have issued from the California Supreme Court and the Second Appellate District emboldens the Exclusive Remedy doctrine relative to Labor Code sections 3600, 3601 and 3602.
On 8/30/01 the California Supreme Court rendered its decision in Torres v. Parkhouse Tire Service holding ...Read More