Workers' Comp Safety Net
- Facing a Hardening Workers' Comp Market. Pennachio, Frank // American Agent & Broker;Jan2012, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p30
The article discusses the challenges facing the workers' compensation insurance marketplace in the U.S. It is stated that to "round up the usual suspects" is the beginning stages of a hardening trend in the marketplace. It is noted that every effort to return injured employees to work as soon as...
- On the Mend. Dakin-Grimm, Linda; Valerio, Benjamin // Best's Review;Aug2004, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p95
Reports that insurers and employers wait for workers' compensation reform in California to reduce their costs. Problems facing workers' compensation market in the state; Cost control concerns in other states.
- Workers' Comp: A People Business. // Occupational Hazards;Oct2008, Vol. 70 Issue 10, p20
The article offers information regarding the author's idea of the concept of workers' compensation in the U.S. According to the author, it is essential to recognize that workers' compensation is a people business. Focus on a mission grounded in the promise that if something happens to employees...
- Premiums down, benefits up. Le Mesurier, Kristen // BRW;10/5/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 39, p10
The article reports that premiums will be reduced and benefits to injured workers increased under changes to the New South Wales workers compensation scheme. Premiums for all businesses will be trimmed by 5% and wages for apprentices will be exempt from premiums from 2007. The maximum payment...
- Careful monitoring can cut workers' comp costs. Keenan, James M. // New Hampshire Business Review;06/28/2002, Vol. 24 Issue 13, p24A
Provides a guideline on how to lower the premium of the workers' compensation policy being paid by the employer. Purpose of the policy; System of premium charging; Importance of careful monitoring in preventing overcharging.
- TIME FOR NEW SHOES. Amato, Derrick // Claims;Dec2006, Vol. 54 Issue 12, p22
The author reflects on the outmoded method of workers' compensation case management. He argues that a better approach would be to offer the case management services as a first option. The author also suggests a re-engineering of the claim-management adjusting workflow and deploying new logic...
- WC Softening, But Underwriters Still Rule. Tuckey, Steven // National Underwriter / P&C;3/7/2005, Vol. 109 Issue 9, Special Section pS-4
Reports on the challenges of the worker's compensation in turning an underwriting profit even during softening commercial market in the U.S. Comment from Jennifer Tomilin, vice president and chief underwriter officer for worker's compensation at Chicago-based CNA, on the encouragement by...
- Workers' comp is critical, but is in critical condition. Guppy, Paul // Journal of Business (10756124);6/3/2004, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p4
Comments on the workers' compensation system in Washington state. History of the current state of workers' insurance program; Rate hikes imposed by the state Department of Labor and Industries in 2003 and 2004; Negative effects of the increasing insurance costs; Suggestions on how to improve the...
- Michigan Firms' Comp Rankings Improve. // Grand Rapids Business Journal;7/07/2003, Vol. 21 Issue 27, pB5
Reports on the improvement in compensation premiums of workers in Michigan in July 2003. Implications for businesses in the state; Average workers' compensation premium in the state; Rates of other states competing with Michigan in job development.