Looking for the Best Workers Comp Deal? Remember to Shop Rate Not Cost.

Posted on: January 21st, 2012 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

It really interesting to me how often when talking to people they tell me that they got this great price on their Workers’ Compensation Insurance but when I break it down their deal turns out to not be as good as they thought.

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Reduce Your Workers’ Compensation Medical Costs!

Posted on: January 18th, 2012 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

 In an earlier post I discussed the value of using Nurse Triage. As soon as an injury occurs get on the phone and get a quick diagnosis, quite often working with a company that provides Nurse Triage services combined with a having a good first aid kit on hand can reduce the severity of injury […]

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3 Tips For Winning Your Workers’ Comp Claim In Court!

Posted on: January 16th, 2012 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

It’s no fun to be involved in a potential Workers’ Compensation court case, aside from the expense there is a lot of uncertainty as to time frame for the trail, the time it takes to prepare, and the trail itself.

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Top 10 Laws Affecting Businesses in 2012

Posted on: January 13th, 2012 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Whether your business is big,small, or in between, you’ll be wise to keep track of new laws affecting your operations. Some took effect before the New Year, while the rest went live Jan. 1. Here are the top 10 you need to heed:

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State Fund to Pay Dividend for 2011

Posted on: January 11th, 2012 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

State Compensation Insurance Fund has announced that it will pay out a dividend to qualifying policyholders for the first time in a decade. The state’s largest workers’ comp carrier plans to disburse a total of $50 million in the form of a dividend, mostly to employers who have paid their premiums in a timely fashion.

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Workers Want Pay for Donning Protective Gear

Posted on: January 9th, 2012 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

There is a new trend of legal actions against companies whose employees are required to wear protective clothing and gear at work.

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What OSHA Says About Hands-Free Driving

Posted on: January 6th, 2012 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

As was recently covered in a media blitz, the National Transportation and Safety Board has proposed that all cell phone use,including hands free calling, be illegal while driving.

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New Year. New Workers’ Comp Laws. What you should know.

Posted on: January 4th, 2012 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Well it’s 2012 and if the Mayan Calendar is correct it’s our last year on Earth. Then again maybe it’s just the last year if you are Mayan so since you’re going to be sticking around you might as well know what new laws become official with the new year.  Here is a quick overview.

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Returning to Work? Get With The Program

Posted on: January 2nd, 2012 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Well the holidays are drawing to a close and that means it’s going to be time to get back to a normal work routine. Speaking of returning to work, if you have employees coming off of a Workers’ Compensation claim put a Return to Work program in place.

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Workers’ Comp Audit Red Flags: Will Your Website Lead To Higher Premiums?

Posted on: December 30th, 2011 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

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