Undermining the “Grand Bargain” of Workers’ Compensation: How Does This Impact Exclusive Remedy?

At the 23rd Annual National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference in Las Vegas, attorneys associated with LexisNexis presented a session on “Direct and Peripheral Attacks on the Exclusive Remedy Doctrine”. The presenters were Deborah Kohl, Lex Larson, and Thomas Robinson. The panel felt that Padgett case in Florida and the Oklahoma Option are two of […]

Unraveling the Mysteries of Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance

At the 23rd Annual National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference on November 19-21, 2014, one of the sessions focused on the challenges faced in Medicare Secondary Compliance. The session titled “Workers’ Compensation and Its Secondary Payers: Medicare and Medicaid” featured Tim Nay of Nay & Friedenberg, Vernon Sumwalt of The Sumwalt Law Firm and Jennifer […]

Workers’ Compensation Insurance Exposed

Some of the industry’s leading carriers shared their views on the workers’ compensation market at the National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference in Las Vegas this week. The panel consisted of Russell Johnston, Casualty President for the Americas Region, American International Group Inc.; Member, NCCI Board of Directors, Sean D. Martin, VP, The Travelers Cos. […]

The Productivity Challenge: Engaging Injured, Absent & Disconnected Workers

At the 23rd Annual National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference in Las Vegas, Teresa Bartlett, M.D., SVP, Medical Quality at Sedgwick offered strategies for managing workplace absences through engagement and high-quality care. According to Dr. Bartlett, there are four keys to employee engagement that can be used to engage injured, absent and disconnected employees, producing […]

Integrating Employees’ Health & Well-Being to Improve the Bottom Line

The 23rd Annual National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference in Las Vegas kicked off with opening keynote L. Casey Chosewood, M.D., speaking on the serious impact that employees’ existing health problems have on workers’ compensation and disability costs. The Need for Total Worker Health What happens at home and what happens at work are not […]

National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference & Expo

On November 19-21, 2014, Safety National will be attending, exhibiting and speaking at the National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. View the full conference agenda HERE. Follow the Conference Chronicles blog for insights and trends shared by industry thought leaders at the event.

Safety National is a proud sponsor of Kids’ Chance of America, a charity that provides need-based educational opportunities and scholarships for the children of workers seriously injured or killed on the job.


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