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Posted by: Alan Pierce & Bernard Nomberg on Dec 18, 2019

Bernard Nomberg offers insights for injured workers on when and how to go about seeking legal advice for workers’ comp cases.

Posted by: Bernard Nomberg on Dec 10, 2019

Employers more and more are utilizing every technique possible to avoid paying workers’ compensation claims. It is common to hear stories of employees claiming workers’ compensation benefits being approached by strangers for the sole purpose of uncovering any detail that can destroy the employee’s claim for work comp benefits. These strangers are hired to unearth any point of inconsistency in your story that will lead to your employer weaseling its way out of paying you the benefits you need.

Posted by: Alan Pierce & Roger Finderson on Dec 4, 2019

Workers’ Comp Matters host Alan Pierce talks with Roger Finderson about what the term “gig economy” really means and how to draw the distinction between employees and independent contractors.

Posted by: Alan Pierce on Nov 15, 2019

Andrew Reinhardt and Joanne Marcus discuss the benefits of pooled special needs trusts for injured workers with disabilities.

Posted by: Benjamin Gerber & Thomas Holder on Oct 2, 2019

Samsung Electronics is set to pay workers’ compensation to a number of employees whose health has been compromised while working in their factory. 

Hundreds of Samsung Electronics factory workers in South Korea have developed serious illnesses and several have died as a result of exposure to harmful chemicals during the production of memory chips and liquid crystal displays.

Posted by: Benjamin Gerber & Thomas Holder on Sep 25, 2019

How does the saying go? Lift with your…legs. 

Yet improper lifting, which usually involves using your back to lift instead of your legs, is still one of the biggest causes of back injuries in the workplace. 

While the causes and types of back injuries in the workplace are numerous, we’ve found the most common of these injuries to be back strain, back sprain and herniated discs.

Posted by: Marques Torbert on Sep 11, 2019

Below is an image of a true denial letter from CMS. The following document is a Medicare Summary Notice sent to a Medicare beneficiary. On page 2, you can see that a service was not approved, and looking at footnote E, CMS explains:

“Your claim has been denied by Medicare because you may have funds set aside from your settlement to pay for your future medical expenses and prescription drug treatment related to your injury(ies).”

Posted by: Porter Leslie on Sep 4, 2019

Injured individuals across the country are settling claims every day and often they have no idea how much a professional administrator could help maximize the money they receive for their ongoing medical care. 

Posted by: Jon Rehm on Aug 16, 2019

So in spite of the headline “Restoring the Death Penalty and other Reasonable Solutions to Workers’ Compensation Fraud”, I found myself agreeing with Robert Wilson’s post about increasing the criminal penalties for some forms of workers’ compensation fraud.

Posted by: Darragh Fitzpatrick on Jul 24, 2019

Microsoft Office 365 is growing in popularity as one of the most professional and functional cloud software suites available.  Microsoft estimates it is now being used by 1 in 5 business users, putting this cloud-based service on the radar of cybercriminals.  The greatest popularity of Office 365 resides in the financial services and manufacturing sectors, which are rich with potential plunder for these criminals.

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