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Work Comp Rates May Be Heading Much Higher in 2021

We are getting more and more questions about where work comp rates are heading in 2021 as a result of the pandemic. A handful of states, including California and New York, have introduced bills requiring compensation for first responders, health care workers or what...

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How to Test Employees for COVID-19

Work Comp Staffing Solutions's clients employees are slowly being called back to work. Now though, our hundreds of workers compensation solution staffing clients are often required to test the employees for the virus at their clients sites. Here is a link to a great...

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State Funds – Your Best Bet For COVID-19 High Risk Positions

Lately we have found that many carriers are electing not to provide work comp coverage for staffing/contract positions related to the COVID -19. These positions typically include (direct and indirect exposures) related to: Medical personnel in hospitals and clinics....

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Are Work Comp Claims Related To COVID -19 Compensable Under Work Comp Laws?

We are getting asked this question often now- which is certainly understandable.  Here is what one of our main work comp solution carriers told us: Any claims made for COVID-19 (aka coronavirus) will have to be considered based on their specific circumstances and the jurisdictional statutes and case law for communicable or infectious diseases.

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Have You Heard The One About The Crazy Work Comp Claim?

While no one likes to see employees get hurt on the job, sometimes workers comp claims can make you chuckle a little as to how unpredictable life can be. Below is a link to a few stories about some very odd, yet humorous and true, work comp claims....

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Industries With The Most Work Comp Accidents

We are often asked what industries have the largest workers compensation risks.  Below is a list that we have work comp programs for, but are usually harder to find coverage for because of their higher risk profiles.  In fact, transportation has the most fatalities while nursing home care has the most comp accidents. This information is based on the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Are You Ready For Your Next Work Comp Audit?

Most Work Comp Staffing Solutions staffing clients use "pay as you go" work comp programs, so they are not audited. But if you use a State Fund or private carrier, here are some things to keep an eye on during your audits: Workers' comp audits take a retroactive look...

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More Work Comp Staffing Solutions Than Anyone Else. Period

Creative Work Comp Solutions Exclusively For The Staffing Industry Meet some of Work Comp Staffing Solutions's new 2019 clients: 5M E platform medical staffing co. - uses EOR. 10M LI uses a PEO while processing their own payroll. 20 Million LI staffing co in Cal.-...

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Can Mental Health Problems Be Covered By Workers Compensation?

In a word, sometimes. Mental health conditions can sometimes be covered by workers' comp if the employee can prove the mental or psychiatric problem was primarily caused by the job. Generally, it must be shown that the mental condition was the result of abnormal work...

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