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Workers’ Compensation Claims: This mistake can raise costs by 51%

Promptly reporting workers’ compensation claims is a best practice, and now there’s evidence that a delay in reporting injuries can raise claims costs up to 51%. Promptly reporting workers’ compensation claims is a best practice, and now there’s evidence that a delay … Continue reading

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Proposed 2.5% Statewide Workers’ Comp Decrease

After 3 years of workers compensation rate increases, Florida based companies may see a small decrease come 2015. The National Council on Compensation Insurance Inc. announced in a statement on Friday, August 22 that they are recommending an overall rate … Continue reading

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Contractor’s Guide to Workers’ Compensation

For the benefit of our clients in the construction industry, we have shared a document from the Florida United Businesses Association (FUBA) that summarizes contractors’ responsibilities under the Florida workers’ compensation law. Topics include: What kinds of businesses are classified … Continue reading

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Water. Rest. Shade. Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers with these OSHA’s Resources

Heat illness can be deadly. Every year, thousands of workers become sick from exposure to heat, and some even die. These illnesses and deaths are preventable. OSHA’s nationwide Heat Illness Prevention Campaign aims to raise awareness and teach workers and … Continue reading

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Westphal v. St. Petersburg: Will Workers’ Compensation Rates Increase Because of this Court Case?

The economic impact is pretty easy to project. If an insurance company is forced by law to pay over 150% more on high value claims, where do you think they are going to recoup that money? The answer is premium … Continue reading

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