High Workers’ Comp Drug Use in Two States Indicates Burgeoning Costs
In New York and Louisiana, the amount of narcotics used by an average injured worker is found to be "striking."
The Bigger the Deductible, the Smaller the Cost?
While corporations can cut insurance expenses by taking on casualty risk themselves, the cost to post collateral might be prohibitive.
Five Ways to Curb Workplace Drug Risks
In some states, as many as one in six injured users end up using opioid medications for six to 12 months or more after their injuries.
Why Political Contributions Won’t Cut Workers Comp Costs
CFOs deserve much more than rhetorical answers and industry dogma about attorney involvement, greedy health-care providers, liens, medical fraud and regulatory burdens.
Data Digging Catches Employees Red-Handed
Tracking operations data more closely led liquor distributor Young’s Market Company to employees who were committing fraud and theft.
How to Keep Unneeded Lawyers Out of Workers’ Comp
Factors that can spur workers to hire lawyers include the severity of the injury and the employee’s relationship with the employer.