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Lynch: Violence in the ER: A Big Problem Getting Worse 12/04/2018
Source: Tom Lynch
State: NA | Segment: Top | 195 | 0
Men and women who yearn to follow in the footsteps of Hippocrates, Galen and Banting are taught many things in med school, but there is no course called "Violence in the ER, and What to Do When it Happens to You."  Until recent times that hasn&rsquo...Read More
 
 

Moore: Who's Really to Blame for Rating Bureau Mistakes? 12/03/2018
Source: James Moore
State: NA | Segment: Top | 192 | 0
Most workers' comp rating bureaus are only as good as the data the organizations receive from the carriers.    ...Read More
 
 

Paduda: Work Comp Services: Specialize or Generalize? 11/30/2018
Source: Joe Paduda
State: NA | Segment: Top | 267 | 0
WorkCompWire’s Leaders’ Speak column features a two...Read More
 
 

Wickert: Court Confirms Strength of Carrier's Subrogation Lien 11/29/2018
Source: Gary L. Wickert
State: NY | Segment: Top | 393 | 0
Subrogation professionals are duty-bound to maximize a workers’ compensation subrogation recovery for a WC carrier and its insured employer, which is eager to maintain a favorable experience rating. ...Read More
 
 

Grinberg: Almaraz/Guzman Continues March to 'Magic Words' Status 11/28/2018
Source: Gregory Grinberg
State: CA | Segment: Top | 276 | 0
I report to you today that it appears Almaraz/Guzman has achieved status as a magic phrase. It need only be uttered or hinted at, and all the rules (and laws) that would otherwise apply appear to go out the window. ...Read More
 
 

Torrey: Compensating Injury and Disease Caused by the 'Sedentary Workplace' 11/27/2018
Source: David B. Torrey
State: NA | Segment: Top | 246 | 0
In a new article, published in the Lewis & Clark Law Review, the authors assert that employers should be liable for workers’ compensation when workers, because of their sedentary duties,...Read More
 
 

Lakshmikanthan: The Case for AI in Commercial Insurance 11/26/2018
By: Jayant Lakshmikanthan
State: NA | Segment: Top | 264 | 0
Last time, we discussed some of the potential benefits of artificial intelligence i...Read More
 
 

Goldstein: Medicare's Conditional Payment Recovery Process Ramping Up 11/21/2018
By: Jean S. Goldstein
State: NA | Segment: Top | 220 | 0
Last month, at the annual National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals’ Annual Conference, Performant Financial, the current contractor for the Commercial Repayment Center, held a timely panel question and answer session. ...Read More
 
 
Martin: Would Your Employees Take the Bait? 11/20/2018
By: Megan Martin
State: NA | Segment: Top | 286 | 0
Since 2015, in at least three instances, third parties have illegally gained access to sensitive data via targeted phishing attacks on employee email accounts in workers’ compensation funds, and experts believe future attacks are inevitable. Phishing takes the form of deceptive emai...Read More
 
 

Young: After Dynamex, What's Next? 11/19/2018
Source: Julius Young
State: CA | Segment: Top | 177 | 0
Will the 2018 California Supreme Court decision in Dynamex actually have less impact on California workers’ comp than some might have believed? ...Read More
 
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