Looking Back at the Biggest Workers' Comp Conference of the Year

Posted by Pam Rippens, ARM on Dec 12, 2018 1:48:15 PM

Last week, I attended the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo in Las Vegas.  To be completely honest, I have attended this conference for over 20 years while working for IWP and a major insurance and claim service provider, and I am amazed at how the underlying conversations are the same - albeit wrapped up in different buzz words. 

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Topics: Workers' Compensation, Insider

State of the States, December 7

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Dec 10, 2018 8:00:00 AM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers' compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Topics: Legislative

Occupational Cancer: Improving Safety for Firefighters

Posted by Kellie Collier on Dec 4, 2018 9:16:12 AM

Each state has its own set of workers’ compensation rules and regulations. And within the state, some occupations, like police officers and firefighters, have restrictions on how their injuries are covered under workers’ comp insurance.

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Topics: Workers' Compensation, Workplace Wellness

State of the States, November 30

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Dec 3, 2018 8:00:00 AM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers' compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Topics: Legislative

Injured On The Job? Here's What You Should Know.

Posted by Kopelman Sitton Law Group, LLC on Nov 28, 2018 8:00:00 AM

As an employee, you get up every day expecting to be safe and taken care of while on the job. So, when you are hurt on the job, it can cause much more harm than just a physical injury. Job injuries are occasionally horrible experiences and you may feel a combination of shame and embarrassment, along with the pain of your injury. 

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Topics: Workers' Compensation

State of the States, November 16

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Nov 19, 2018 8:00:00 AM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers' compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Topics: Legislative

3 Regulatory Trends to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Nov 15, 2018 4:03:46 PM

The opioid epidemic inspired many regulatory and legislative changes in 2018. As publications continued to release startling statistics on the damage opioids have caused our nation, certain trends began to pop up within states across the country. 

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Topics: Legislative

State of the States, November 9

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Nov 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers' compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Topics: Legislative

America's War On Opioids

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Nov 8, 2018 8:00:00 AM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 115 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. The opioid epidemic has become so pervasive, it has spurred a new war in America: The War On Opioids. 

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Topics: Legislative

Changes Likely Coming to Workers' Comp After Midterm Election Results

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Nov 7, 2018 9:58:49 AM

On Tuesday, elections were held across the country and we saw record turnout of voters for a midterm election.  While news has paid significant attention to the results of the U.S. House and Senate races across the country, the results of state elections will have a big impact on the 2019 legislative session and the potential to dramatically impact workers’ compensation in some states. 

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