Building Your Team to Battle Workers’ Comp Fraud

The most overlooked part of workers’ compensation claims handling is assembling the best team possible and getting that team to communicate openly. When in complete concert, the members of that team have a much greater efficiency than the sum of their individual parts. This session at the 2020 CLM Workers’ Compensation and Retail, Restaurant and […]

Social Determinants of Health in Workers’ Comp Claims

Socioeconomic status like age or housing, personal factors including finances and transportation, physical demands of employment and access to appropriate healthcare are all factors that can affect an injured worker’s recovery and potential return to work. In this session at the 2020 CLM Workers’ Compensation and Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality Conference, panelists discussed the importance […]

Survivor – Workers’ Compensation Edition

From pre-placement physicals, to safety and wellness plans, to employee and management education, strategies for realistic claims management can allow for favorable resolution and even immunity from litigation. In this session at the 2020 CLM Workers’ Compensation and Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality Conference, panelists discussed how employers can survive and thrive in the workers’ compensation […]

Workers’ Compensation or Premises Liability – You Can’t Have It Both Ways

What happens when an employee is also a customer and an incident occurs? In this session at the 2020 CLM Workers’ Compensation and Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality Conference, a panel reviewed a national lawsuit, highlighting the intersection of a workers’ compensation claim and a premises liability cause of action. Speakers included: Paul Caleo, Attorney, Burnham […]

Age of Technology – Managing Workers Compensation Claims and Litigation Today

Technology has become ingrained in our daily lives, both at home and work. The workers’ compensation claims management process can benefit from the advent of wearable devices and social media, but careful consideration should be given to issues and perspectives of the employer, administrator, insurer and injured worker. In this session at the 2020 CLM […]

Latest Trends in Worker Demographics

In this session at NCCI’s AIS Virtual Conference, Barry Lipton, FCAS, MAAA, Practice Leader and Senior Actuary, reviewed new and updated NCCI research on worker demographics and their potential impact to workers’ compensation. The Aging Workforce and Its Implications By 2028, nearly 10 percent of the workforce will be made up of those ages 65 […]

NCCI State of the Line Report

Each year NCCI produces a State of the Line Guide that provides a review of the latest workers’ compensation financial indicators, trends, cost drivers and broad economic markers. In this session at the NCCI AIS Virtual Conference, Chief Actuary Donna Glenn, FCAS, MAAA, provided an overview of NCCI’s findings. COVID-19 Update COVID-19 has influenced sudden, […]

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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