Injured and Insulted? If you haven’t read these articles – you don’t know nuthin about WorkComp in America!

“Help Pro Publica Investigate” !?!

We try, don’t we?!!! ENCORE! ENCORE!

HELP PROPUBLICA INVESTIGATE THEN BLOG BLOG BLOG OCCUPY Work Comp
GET GOING WITH YOUR  OWN BLOG! BLOG BLOG BLOG!  #OccupyWorkComp and #DodgeTheRads – It’s Dangerous Out There!  See links below!

Radiation What Radiation

If you haven’t read these articles – you don’t know nuthin about Radiation in America either!

One benefit of being disabled by the WorkCompsters is that it makes #ShelterInPlace a little easier!   Know about Your Radiation This Week Series, too.   Bob Nichols Said WHAT About Your Radiation This Week !?!




Insult to Injury

America’s vanishing worker protections.

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Corporate Campaign to Ditch Workers’ Comp Stalls

An Oklahoma commission ruled that a state law allowing companies to “opt out” of workers’ comp and write their own plans was unconstitutional while similar bills in other states lose steam.

‘All of This Because Somebody Got Hurt at Work’

Hummer limos, go-go dancers, a live alligator and glowing aliens in spandex at the national workers’ comp and disability expo. Journey into the little-known workers’ comp industrial complex.

Tyson Foods’ Secret Recipe for Carving Up Workers’ Comp

Over the past 25 years, the giant meatpacking company has taken a lead in pushing for changes in workers’ comp in state after state — often to the detriment of workers.

State Lawmakers to Investigate Workers’ Comp Opt Out

In response to a ProPublica and NPR investigation, the National Conference of Insurance Legislators said it will look into an effort by some of the biggest names in corporate America to opt out of workers’ comp.

U.S. Lawmakers Call for More Oversight of Workers’ Comp

In response to a ProPublica and NPR investigation, members of Congress are urging the labor secretary to come up with a plan to protect injured workers and taxpayers.

Inside Corporate America’s Campaign To Ditch Workers’ Comp

One Texas lawyer is helping companies opt out of workers’ compensation and write their own rules. What does it mean for injured workers?

Price Check: How Companies Value Body Parts

Benefits for the same body part can differ dramatically depending on which company you work for.

ProPublica Partners With Beacon to Promote Workers’ Comp Reporting

Today, ProPublica is teaming up with the journalism crowdfunding site Beacon to encourage more coverage of workers’ comp across the country.

How to Investigate Workers’ Comp In Your State

With this Reporting Recipe, we want to make it easier for journalists to find and report stories on changes in workers’ comp policies and the impact on local workers.

Injured Worker in ProPublica/NPR Story Testifies Before Illinois Legislature

In an eight-hour hearing, Democratic lawmakers challenge governor’s proposals to change state’s workers’ compensation law.

California Bill Would Bar Insurers from Withdrawing Injured Workers’ Care

A bill that passed a state Senate committee today would address a problem highlighted in a ProPublica and NPR investigation of problems with new workers’ compensation laws.

Alabama Bill Would Increase Workers’ Comp Benefits for Amputees

A proposal to nearly triple the maximum compensation for workers who lose a limb follows a ProPublica/NPR story that showed Alabama to have the lowest permanent partial disability benefits in the country.

California Workers’ Comp Law Gets Criticism, Praise at Senate Hearing

Some hearing witnesses say the 2012 reform law had “unintended consequences,” prompting insurers to deny medical care and doctors to leave the system.

The Fallout of Workers’ Comp ‘Reforms’: 5 Tales of Harm

Injured workers share their stories, revealing the real-life impact of rollbacks that have been spreading across the country.

California to Insurers: Don’t Use Workers’ Comp Law to Deny Approved Care

Concern over possible misuse of a 2012 workers’ comp law has led to warnings from state labor officials. A state senate committee will hold a hearing on the law Wednesday.

Insurance Information Institute Challenges Our Workers’ Comp Investigation. We Respond

Insurance Information Institute challenges ProPublica/NPR’s workers’ comp investigation. Here’s our response.

California Announces Audit of Insurance Company That Took Away Home Health Aide

A top labor official in California challenges our characterization of changes to the state’s workers’ comp system. His department will audit a case spotlighted by us.

Podcast: Reporting on Workers’ Comp

Michael Grabell on how the project began, and how many legislators don’t understand the ways rollbacks hurt workers.

OSHA Report Echoes ProPublica and NPR’s Workers’ Comp Findings

Separate investigations into changes in the workers’ compensation system nationwide found that cutbacks were hurting injured workers and their families.

Methodology for Workers’ Comp Benefits: How Much is a Limb Worth?

How ProPublica gathered and analyzed state workers’ compensation laws to find out the maximum each states pays per limb.

How Much Is Your Arm Worth? Depends On Where You Work

Each state determines its own workers’ compensation benefits, which means workers in adjoining states can end up with dramatically different compensation for identical injuries.

What Happens When Americans Are Hurt on the Job? Help ProPublica Investigate

Share your experience to help us dig deeper into workers’ comp in America.




Blogging in the Insurance Industry’s Interests:

Compare to what the “Best Blogs” of the WorkComp industry have to say about matters…

Work Comp Roundup, Author Michael Stack – Category: Education

From Bob’s Cluttered Desk, Author Robert Wilson – Category: National Issues

Managed Care Matters, Author Joe Paduda – Category: Medical Management

DePaolo’s Work Comp World, Author David Depaolo – Category: National Issues

WorkersComp Insider, Authors Tom Lynch & Julie Ferguson – Category: National Issues

Workers’ Compensation by Gelman, Author Jon Gelman – Category: Legal

The Official Medicare Set Aside Blog, Author Jennifer Jordan – Category: MSA/Settlements

Conference Chronicles, Author Varied – Category: Education

Florida Workers’ Comp Adjudication, Author David Langham – Category: Legal

Work Safe, Texas, Author Varied – Category: Carrier

Franco Signor MSP Blog, Author Varied – Category: MSA/Settlements

Workers’ Comp Zone. Author Julius Young – Category: Legal

MedicareInsights Blog, Author Rafael Gonzalez – Category: MSA/Settlements

Alabama Workers’ Compensation Blawg, Author Varied – Category: Regional/State Specific

Evidence Based, Author Michael Gavin – Category: Medical Management

Mark Pew, Author Mark Pew – Category: Medical Management

Louisiana Comp Blog, Author Varied – Category: Regional/State Specific

Sedgwick Connection, Author Varied – Category: TPA

New Jersey Workers’ Comp Blog, Author John Geaney – Category: Regional/State Specific

The Return to Work Blog, Author Varied – Category: Carrier

Simply Work Comp, Author Varied – Category: Safety/Prevention

MEMIC Safety Net, Author Varied – Category: Safety/Prevention

GRAVY TRAIN WRECK

Who else is blogging about WorkComp in America and elsewhere?  (see more)

TOP BLOGS FOR
WORKERS’ COMPENSATION AND WORKPLACE ISSUES
2010-2104 HONOREES

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LexisNexis Top 25 Blogs for Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Issues – 2010 Honorees
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LexisNexis Top 25 Blogs for Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Issues – 2011 Honorees
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LexisNexis Top 25 Blogs for Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Issues – 2012 Honorees
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LexisNexis Top Blogs for Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Issues – 2013 Honorees
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“So who’s committing all this fraud?”

In the Battle against Workers Comp Fraud, Modern Tools can Deter Old Schemes

So who ELSE is committing all this fraud?

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Update:  “Distrust Government” https://lnkd.in/bK8uvYn Yikes! California Governor accused of obstructing justice in this blog? Fact check allegations of injured workers receiving workers comp benefits in California. Further investigations in progress?

Reflections…   People Get Ready, There’s a train a comin…




WorkComp BEST BLOGS RESULTS?

Without a Blog, an Injured Worker is UNARMED and Unprotected in America’s WAR ON WORKERS

Si sedgwick insitute opportunity to open dialogues

Injured Worker Blogs?  Not so many….  the industry opinion goes like this:

“…Another area where we would hope to see improved outcomes in the future is the blog category of “Injured Workers”. While a few were nominated in that category this year, none made the final cut….”

Another industry opinion goes like this:  ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY

Here are some WorkComp oriented vlogs…..

Shucks… well, here are the stats on one Injured Worker’s blog…

Ask About Workers Comp Gravy Trains –  for what it’s worth…

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WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW – BYOB

Taking a moment to reflect on success during and post-WorkComp Survival. A Quick shout-out to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, DavidDePaolo Blog Spot, Stumble Upon, WorkComp Central & Lucy Occupy for being top referrers to

Ask About Workers Comp Gravy Trains since Summer 2013.

Thank you!

BYOB – BRING YOUR OWN BLOG

Your continued referrals are welcome, Subscribe to stay current! #OccupyWorkComp Reach to date is over 35,000! Hooray for us! BYOB BYOB BYOB

LET’S GET THE REAL NATIONAL WORKCOMP DISCUSSIONS STARTED. WITHOUT VOICES OF INJURED WORKERS, it’s all just smoke and mirrors, isn’t it?

AAWCGT TOP REFERRERS ALL TIME 5 26 2016

I BLOG THEREFORE I AM A WORK COMP SURVIVOR 2 25 2016

What’s YOUR Work Comp Story?    See more at My Work Comp Coach!  

Use the questions to start YOUR OWN BLOG — and to submit stories to “industry bloggers” as a “guest blogger” and stay on point!

 

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“BE BRAVE”

#OccupyWorkComp #OccupyVirtually and for goodness sake, #DodgeTheRads! It’s dangerous out there!

Be ITK about Your Radiation This Week!  #TTFN

#OccupyVirtually #StayOuttaTheStreets #DodgeTheRads
#OccupyVirtually #StayOuttaTheStreets #DodgeTheRads