Compensability Issues Confronting Workers’ Compensation Claims Handlers

In day two of this two-day session at WCIvirtual 2020, law firms from the Workers’ Compensation Defense Institute (WCDI) discussed various employee injury trends and related laws in their states.   Panelists Included: Caitlin Beyl – Attorney at McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver & Stern, PA Christopher McCue – Attorney at McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver & […]

Common Compensability Issues Confronting Workers’ Compensation Claims Handlers

In day one of this two-day session at WCIvirtual 2020, law firms from the Workers’ Compensation Defense Institute (WCDI) discussed various employee injury trends and related laws in their states. Panelists included: Kyle K. Kinney – Miller, Christie & Kinney, PC (moderator) Emily Edwards – Manning & Kass, LLP – California Walter E. Harding – […]

Workers’ Compensation 2020 Case Law Trends

In this session at WCIvirtual 2020, panelists discussed examples of various workers’ compensation cases and ways that this case law can be applied. Speakers included: E. Louis Stern – McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver & Stern, PA (moderator) Geoffrey Bichler – Bichler, Oliver, Longo & Fox, PLLC Marc Golden – Rosenthal, Levy, Simon & Sosa, PA […]

Workers’ Compensation Things That Make Bob Go Hmmm

At the 72nd SAWCA Annual Convention, Bob Wilson, President and CEO of WorkersCompensation.com, gathered a panel of regulatory, industry and legal experts to discuss the latest workers’ compensation issues. Not surprisingly, all of the topics making the panel go hmmm this year relate to the novel coronavirus and its impact on the industry. The panel […]

Carrier Concerns in the Age of COVID-19

Workers’ compensation insurance carriers have dealt with their fair share of challenges during COVID-19. The rapid degree of change has been more than the industry has ever experienced. At the SAWCA 72nd Annual Convention, this carrier panel uncovered the business challenges and unforeseen impacts resulting from COVID-19. The panel included: Tom Glasson, AIG Mark Walls, […]

The Employer Perspective: COVID-19 Lessons Learned & Future Outlook

With no existing playbook, employers have quickly adjusted and re-adjusted to address the realities of running a business during COVID-19. In this panel at the SAWCA 72nd Annual Conference, employers shared issues, concerns, lessons learned and a vision for the future. The panel included: Susan Emerson, Delta Airlines Tim East, The Walt Disney Company Chris […]

Workers’ Compensation Regulators Weigh In On COVID-19

At the 2020 SAWCA 72nd Annual Convention, regulatory leadership from several states discussed the challenges and regulatory issues presented by COVID-19. Mississippi Senior Administrative Law Judge Deneise Lott served as moderator, allowing each regulator to provide updates on the impact to their state. Florida: As of the end June, Florida had 5,693 COVID-19 claims filed […]

Coronavirus and the Recession of 2020 – What It Means for Workers’ Compensation

It is no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic is already wreaking havoc on the economy. It this session at NCCI’s AIS Virtual Conference, Robert Hartwig, PhD, CPCU, presented the pandemic’s effect on our economy and the workers’ compensation system. The property/casualty industry is entering the COVID-19 era with significant financial strength, which is positive. The […]

Workers’ Compensation Issues to Watch and COVID-19

In this session at the WSIA 2020 Annual Conference, Kimberly George, Senior Vice President for Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare for Sedgwick, and Mark Walls, Vice President for Communications and Strategic Analysis for Safety National, discuss the major issues affecting workers’ compensation this year and how COVID-19 has drastically impacted each. Election Impact There is […]

Workers’ Compensation Issues at a National Level

From attacks on exclusive remedy, to rapidly-evolving presumption laws, there are several workers’ compensation issues that should be on your radar. In this session at the WSIA 2020 Annual Conference, Robert ‘Buz’ Minor, Executive Director of the National Council of Self-Insurers (NCSI), shared national trends and their impact on the industry. Attacks on Exclusive Remedy […]

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