Alan Pierce &
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.
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.
Alan Pierce &
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.
on Nov 15, 2019
Andrew Reinhardt and Joanne Marcus discuss the benefits of pooled special needs trusts for injured workers with disabilities.
Benjamin Gerber &
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.
Benjamin Gerber &
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.
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).”
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.
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.
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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