May 16, 2018

Tropics Announces Midwest Builders’ Casualty Live on Breeze


Sarasota, FL – Tropics, an Insurity company specializing in workers’ compensation software solutions, recently announced that Midwest Builders’ Casualty, a provider of workers’ compensation insurance specializing in the commercial construction and manufacturing industries based in Kansas City, Missouri, has gone live…[Continue Reading]

Next Level Administrators Hires Rafael Zeno

Next Level Administrators

Bradenton, FL – Next Level Administrators (NLA) recently announced the appointment of Rafael “Rafi” Zeno as Business Development Manager. Zeno will report directly to Angela Blanch, Vice President of Business Development. He will be responsible for helping attract and engage prospective clients. Angela Blanch said, “I’m very…[Continue Reading]

KY Woman Who Stole Dead Mother’s Workers’ Comp Benefits Sentenced

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Albany, NY – New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott recently announced the sentencing of a Kentucky woman who stole nearly $40,000 in Worker’s’ Compensation benefits meant for her long-deceased mother who was a former Orange-Ulster BOCES employee. Sheryl A. Colson (aka Sheryl McClure), 47, of New Concord…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Contemplating Comorbidities!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some interesting insights from One Call Care Management’s Eric Patten, RN from a presentation he gave on understanding comorbidities and the effects that they have on program costs and injured workers’ outcomes. Patten outlined the comorbid conditions that are most dramatically…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 7/25/17

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Innovation in work comp – part 2 Managed Care Matters New workers’ compensation strategies needed in Florida PC 360 Let Posture Be Your Guide MEMIC Safety Blog Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We check all links,… [Continue Reading]

One Call Expert Educates Workers’ Comp Pros on Impact Comorbidities Have on Claims

One Call Care Management

Jacksonville, FL – With the aging of the workforce, comorbidities may become a complicating factor on most workers’ compensation claims. To help industry professionals understand comorbidities and the effects they have on program costs and outcomes, Eric Patten, RN, senior director of clinical services at One Call Care Management delivered…[Continue Reading]

The American Equity Underwriters Announces 2016 Safety Award Winners


Mobile, AL – The American Equity Underwriters, Inc.,a provider of workers’ compensation insurance for waterfront employers, has announced winners of the 2016 AEU Safety Awards, presented earlier this month in Dana Point, California, at the company’s annual conference. AEU, the program administrator for American…[Continue Reading]

LA Governor Edwards Appoints Morris to Workers’ Comp Advisory Council

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Baton Rouge, LA – Governor John Bel Edwards recently announced appointments to several Louisiana boards and commissions, including the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council. The Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council is responsible for monitoring and reporting to the governor and the legislature on the implementation…[Continue Reading]

FL Commissioner Altmaier Welcomes New Chief of Staff to Office of Insurance Regulation

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation

Tallahassee, FL – Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier recently announced the appointment of Michael Yaworsky as the new Chief of Staff for the Office of Insurance Regulation (Office) effective Monday, July 24, 2017. “Mr. Yaworsky has a wide range of experience serving in state government positions both in Florida…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Targeting Training!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features OSHA’s recent announcement of the availability of $10.5 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants to fund training and education for workers and employers to help them identify and prevent workplace safety and health hazards. Recipients will create in-person, hands-on training…[Continue Reading]

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