We all know that workplace injuries not only cause pain for the injured worker, but also the business. Knowing how a workplace injury impacts the financial well-being of your company is a critical skill that a successful business owner must possess. You must take the time to prepare for an injury before it occurs, so [...]
As I was reading the latest issue of ISA’s Arborist News, I was drawn into a great article written by Jeremy Barrell titled: “Decision-making for arborists: How to get it right and sleep tight on windy nights: The sleep-tight protocol”. In the article Mr. Barrell offers a myriad of information on how the courts decide [...]
Written by Matt Starkey
Does the following scenario sound familiar? Your commercial insurance coverage is coming up for renewal in 3 —4 months. Like clockwork, your phone starts ringing off the hook with insurance brokers asking to “quote” your business (how do they all know your renewal date anyway?). You want to be a smart [...]
The State of Wisconsin is following the lead of NCCI, the national organization who oversees Worker’s Compensation insurance, and will change how the Experience Modification is calculated starting in October of 2013. The change is designed to account for a higher average injury cost and will be installed over a 3 year period.
Since Work Comp [...]
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