News and Articles—Workers’ Compensation

article image 11-15-23.jpgManaging Workers’ Compensation Claims

November 15, 2023

Claims management in workers’ compensation programs is a critical component of a comprehensive workplace health and safety strategy. It involves the timely and effective handling of injury claims, ensuring that employees receive… more ▶

article image 5-15-23.jpgWorkers’ Compensation Considerations

May 15, 2023

In today’s dynamic business landscape, the welfare of employees remains a paramount concern for organizations. Workers’ compensation plays a critical role in safeguarding the physical, emotional, and financial… more ▶

article image 5-1-22.jpgFour Steps to Handling Worker’s Compensation Claims

May 1, 2022

The National Safety Council reported that a single worker’s compensation claim could cost as much as $42,000 on average. This figure represents just how expensive injuries are to employers and employees alike. No company wants to pay… more ▶

article image 6-9-21.jpgIs Workers’ Comp Profitability Shifting?

June 9, 2021

The workers’ compensation insurance sector has faced significant challenges over the past two years. The coronavirus pandemic, coupled with economic uncertainty, has influenced the growth and development of the sector. While claims frequency has… more ▶

articles image_0109_1.jpgWorkers’ Comp Myths: Fact vs. Fiction

May 4, 2021

Required by most states, workers’ compensation insurance serves to provide financial support for employees injured on the job. Workers’ comp is a valuable benefit for both employees and employers, yet many myths and confusion surround the insurance… more ▶

articles image_0105_5.jpgWorkers’ Comp Regulatory and Legislative Considerations for 2021

March 23, 2021

Workers’ compensation insurance is an important benefit for the American workforce. Required by most states and for most business types, workers’ comp provides financial compensation for injuries and illnesses occurring on the job. As with any employee benefits… more ▶

articles image_0102_8.jpgHow Has COVID Reshaped Workers’ Compensation?

February 23, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic of 2020 continues to create outsized impacts on the business world. Companies of every size and type have been affected, and millions of people have lost their jobs. Still, the economy has kept going, with companies balancing… more ▶

articles image_0099_11.jpgWorkers’ Compensation Market Predictions 2021

January 26, 2021

Last winter, the world was plunged into a period of deep uncertainty, unpredictability, and instability as the novel coronavirus spread rapidly across the globe. By spring, widespread lockdowns forced businesses to modify operations or… more ▶

articles image_0063_47.jpgImportant Workers’ Compensation Coverage Considerations for 2020

January 21, 2020

Workers’ compensation insurance and other forms of occupational insurance are part of the business landscape for thousands of employers. Typically required by state regulations, these valuable insurance options provide protection for both… more ▶

articles image_0062_48.jpgHow Sleep Impacts Workers’ Compensation Claims

January 14, 2020

It’s no surprise that America’s workforce is fatigued. Long hours on the job and the demands of family life have created situations where workers have become overtired. Tired workers are more likely to make mistakes on the job, and these mistakes… more ▶

articles image_0061_49.jpgWorkers’ Compensation and Long-Term Occupational Illnesses and Injuries

January 7, 2020

Workers’ compensation and other forms of occupational insurance provide financial support for employees injured in the course and scope of their duties. Nearly every state requires employers to carry some form of this valuable insurance, which is designed to cover… more ▶

articles image_0056_54.jpgWinter Forecast: Workers’ Compensation Claims Likely to Rise

November 12, 2019

The winter months are notorious for presenting extra challenges to business owners. Cold weather brings seasonal risks to employees of any organization, and occupational insurance claims typically rise as a result. While workplace injuries… more ▶

articles image_0053_57.jpgOccupational Accidents, Injuries, and Illnesses That Are Not Covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance

October 15, 2019

Businesses around the world have a duty to their employees to provide safe workplaces free of the hazards that can result in injury. Workplace injuries… more ▶

articles image_0041_69.jpgThe Warning Signs of Fraudulent Workers’ Compensation Claims

June 4, 2019

If an employee is injured in the workplace, workers’ compensation insurance is often the means by which the injured worker can cover the costs associated with lost wages and medical expenses. Workers’ compensation is required by most states, and employers… more ▶

articles image_0003_107.jpgBreaking Down the Differences Between Occupational Accident Insurance and Workers’ Compensation

May 10, 2018

Companies around the world strive to create safe, productive workplaces for their employees. Despite these initiatives, workplace injuries result in billions of dollars… more ▶

articles image_0002_108.jpgFrequently Asked Questions in the Workers’ Compensation Claims Process

May 8, 2018

Workers’ compensation insurance is designed to provide financial benefits to workers who may become injured on the job. These benefits include payment for lost income, such as when an employee cannot do his or her work and/or when the employee is… more ▶

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Environmental Pollution: Planning for Risks

December 1, 2023 | For business owners, an environmental pollution incident can result in stiff regulatory penalties and staggering expenses associated with cleanup… more ▶

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Managing Workers’ Compensation Claims

November 15, 2023 | Claims management in workers’ compensation programs is a critical component of a comprehensive workplace health and safety strategy, involving… more ▶

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E&O and More in the Mortgage Industry

November 1, 2023 | Real estate professionals, including mortgage lenders, face numerous risks. These risks can result in significant financial burdens, particularly when legal claims… more ▶