Posts Tagged ‘workers compensation’
Workers’ Compensation – It’s Older Than You Think!
A Walk Through History The first signs of insurance coverage dates back to China in 3000 BC when merchants saw the need to protect their investments against loss. Insurance continued throughout the ages and became more diversified as different needs became apparent. For example, we credit the Romans with creating health insurance (via guilds) around…Read More
Workers’ Compensation Insurance: An Overview
Workers’ compensation coverage pays benefits to workers injured on the job, including medical care, part of lost wages and permanent disability. It also provides death benefits to dependents of employees killed from a work-related accident. Workers’ compensation systems are different in every state, as individual statutes and court decisions have shaped the way they handle…Read More
Workers’ Compensation – What you need to know!
If you own a business, worker’s compensation insurance may well be one of the most important policies you have. After all, accidents happen no matter how hard you try to avoid them. And in Florida you are required to carry workers’ compensation coverage if you are in an industry other than construction and have four…Read More
Worker’s Compensation Fraud – 15 Signs to Watch Out For
Worker’s Compensation (WC) is a wonderful benefit that pays workers for medical expenses and lost wages due to on-the-job injuriesRead More
Worker’s Compensation Claims for Leased or Temporary Workers
Many companies are increasingly turning to staffing agencies to meet their personnel needs for a variety of reasons, including increased workloads and high employee turnover rates.Read More
Before you buy workers comp insurance, know your roadmap
Many employers do not realize the full effect workplace accidents have on their organization.Read More
The Obesity Epidemic and Workers Comp Costs – What Is Their Connection?
A study conducted by the Duke University Medical Center found that obese workers file twice as many workers’ compensation claims, were absent from work 13 more days from a work-related injury and had seven times higher medical costs for claims than the average non-obese employee.Read More
Steps to Reducing Workers’ Compensation Costs
When a company experiences significant increases in workers’ compensation costs, it usually triggers internal activities aimed at reducing insurance costs and spending.Read More