Cumulative Trauma Claims

While many workers’ compensation claims involve a specific injury or event, cumulative trauma claims can involve injuries that occur over a longer period. This timeline creates both challenges and opportunities to achieve a better claims outcome. At the 2023 Workers’ Compensation Institute Educational Conference, a panel explored some foundational data and opportunities to more effectively […]

The Impact of Catastrophic Events on Workers’ Compensation

At the 2022 NCCI Annual Insights Symposium, Katherine Williamson from NCCI discussed the impact catastrophes have on workers’ compensation. Understanding Past Events There have been many past events that redefined workers’ compensation risk with the first being the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in 1911. Workers’ compensation and many workplace safety laws arose after this. In 1947, […]

Catastrophic Claims Management: From Injury Through Settlement

It’s the call no employer wants to get – your employee has been injured. How do you handle that call and everything that comes after? In this session at WCI’s 2019 Educational Conference, panelists explore best practices for handling catastrophic injuries. Moderator: H. George Kagan – Attorney at H. George Kagan, PA Panel: Jodi Loud […]

Best Practices in Catastrophic Claims Management

This panel at the 2015 California Workers’ Compensation & Risk Conference discussed the best practices in managing catastrophic claims to achieve the best possible outcome while proactively managing costs. Panelists included: Denise Evans, Director of Workers’ Compensation Claims at Staffmark Sherri Hickey, Director of Medical Management at Safety National Karen M. Derrico, RN, BSN, CCM, […]

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