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California DWC Invites Public Comment

California DWC invites public comments on the fee schedule.

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Compounded medications, meningitis, and workers’ compensation

As we hear more about the recent outbreak, here is an update about the use of compounded medications, meningitis, and workers’ compensation. Most of the recent concern has risen out of epidural steroid injections (ESI). These injections are used mostly to treat back pain, but […]

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September 11 Responders Cancer

The Federal Government recently acknowledged a link between 9/11 responders and cancer. In fact, the government added about 50 new cancers to the list of those that were covered. Prior to this announcement, those workers who spent time on the Twin Towers, after 911, were covered […]

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Preventing workers’ compensation injuries

There was an interesting article in the Los Angeles Times today about preventing workers’ compensation injuries. The article focused on steps that are being taken at some of the state mental hospitals in an effort to protect their employees. The concern arose in 2010 after […]

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A Novel Idea

I saw a really interesting segment on the television news the other day. It was about employees, normally bound to seated work, using a treadmill while working on their computer. It was also written about in the Boston Globe. The treadmill only moved at a […]

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Obesity in the workplace

A study recently published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine compared the costs of smoking and obesity. Surprisingly, the study found that obesity costs employers more than smoking. In fact, obese workers cost $1,850 more than their normal weight co-workers, while smokers cost […]

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Mold

Some things make people break out into a cold sweat. One of those things is the threat of mold, particularly black mold. A report from Colorado notes that black mold has been found (allegedly) in a nursing home facility in Loveland. As a consequence, several […]

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Building Collapse: Tip of the Iceberg

A building collapse has been in the news recently. The building, owned by Columbia University, collapsed during some demolition. According to reports, some of the workers cut through a beam during demolition, causing the failure. One worker was killed and two others were seriously injured […]

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More on the NFL and Workers’ Compensation Claims

In a recent article that appeared on the Business Insurance blog, it would appear that the Atlanta Falcons (the employer) has prevailed against the National Football League Players Association (the employees’ union). A number of players from the Georgia based Atlanta Falcons had sued their […]

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No Lift Policy

I saw an interesting article recently on the Business Insurance blog. The article was about workers’ compensation and senior living facilities. According to the article, such facilities are vulnerable to injuries and fraudulent claims because they are often understaffed. I’m guessing that many of the […]

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Missouri State Struggles with Workers’ Compensation Laws

A news item from the State of Missouri notes that Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has decided to veto Senate Bill 572. And, an article from Jason Hancock of the Kansas City Star also addressed the bill. According to this article, the governor was expected to […]

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Who Do We Believe? Are Health Care Costs Increasing or Decreasing?

It is relatively clear that the costs for health care are increasing. It is also clear that many of these costs are paid for by employers. And, in an effort to reduce their contributions, many employers are requiring higher levels of reimbursement from their employees. […]

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