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If you haven’t read these articles – you don’t know nuthin about Radiation in America either!
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America’s vanishing worker protections.
ProPublica | Journalism in the Public Interest
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One Texas lawyer is helping companies opt out of workers’ compensation and write their own rules. What does it mean for injured workers?
Benefits for the same body part can differ dramatically depending on which company you work for.
Today, ProPublica is teaming up with the journalism crowdfunding site Beacon to encourage more coverage of workers’ comp across the country.
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.
In an eight-hour hearing, Democratic lawmakers challenge governor’s proposals to change state’s workers’ compensation law.
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.
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.
Some hearing witnesses say the 2012 reform law had “unintended consequences,” prompting insurers to deny medical care and doctors to leave the system.
Injured workers share their stories, revealing the real-life impact of rollbacks that have been spreading across the country.
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 ProPublica/NPR’s workers’ comp investigation. Here’s our response.
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.
Michael Grabell on how the project began, and how many legislators don’t understand the ways rollbacks hurt workers.
Separate investigations into changes in the workers’ compensation system nationwide found that cutbacks were hurting injured workers and their families.
How ProPublica gathered and analyzed state workers’ compensation laws to find out the maximum each states pays per limb.
Each state determines its own workers’ compensation benefits, which means workers in adjoining states can end up with dramatically different compensation for identical injuries.
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
TOP BLOGS FOR
WORKERS’ COMPENSATION AND WORKPLACE ISSUES
“So who’s committing all this fraud?”
So who ELSE is committing all this fraud?
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…
Without a Blog, an Injured Worker is UNARMED and Unprotected in America’s WAR ON WORKERS
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…
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