- Woman who broke ankle on stairs at work stripped of comp benefits
A Minnesota worker who fractured her ankle while descending a staircase isn’t entitled to workers compensation benefits if her workplace didn’t present an increased risk of injury, the state Supreme Court ruled.
- Medical managers, litigation can add to workers comp costs
BOSTON — Employers in states without workers compensation medical fee schedules tend to spend more on medical management services and litigation to control claim costs, according to the Workers Compensation Research Institute.
- Providers tap capitated health plans and workers comp for payment
BOSTON — States with a significant number of workers in capitated health plans are likely to see medical costs shifting from group health plans to workers compensation insurance, according to preliminary data from the Workers Compensation Research…
- Analyses, court case question equity of workers comp system
Independent research and upcoming oral arguments in a highly anticipated case are raising questions about the equity of the U.S. workers compensation system.
- Liberty Mutual reduces its comp exposures
Liberty Mutual followed through on its announced plan to reduce its workers comp exposures and reported lower comp premiums for 2014.