Compensation

Seattle Public Schools Sue TikTok, YouTube, Instagram and More, Seeking Compensation for Youth Mental Health Crisis

Seattle Public Schools Sue TikTok, YouTube, Instagram and More, Seeking Compensation for Youth Mental Health Crisis

“The i-Generation,” public domain photo by Fouquier, via Flickr. A new lawsuit filed by Seattle Public Schools against TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, Snap, Instagram and their parent companies alleges that social media giants have “successfully exploited the vulnerable brains of young people” for their own gain, using psychological tactics that have led to a mental health …

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COVID hasn't sent shockwaves through worker compensation in 2021, but policy swings can still happen.  here's why

COVID hasn’t sent shockwaves through worker compensation in 2021, but policy swings can still happen. here’s why

As more recent data becomes available, the long-term effects of the pandemic on workers’ compensation are gradually becoming clear. The annual Workers’ Compensation Tax Data Research Bulletin showing state workers’ compensation system payments and costs from 2011 to 2020 is published by the National Unemployment Compensation Foundation and workers’ compensation. The report is based on …

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Bill to extend health insurance to lawmakers moves forward

Bill to extend health insurance to lawmakers moves forward

The Legislative Management Board on Thursday introduced a bill that would allow legislators and their dependents to enroll in the state employees group health insurance plan. The council also proposed a bill to create an independent commission that would review lawmakers’ compensation, but it killed legislation that would have raised lawmakers’ salaries. The proposed bills …

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One Call Industry Survey Reveals These Are The Top Two Challenges Facing Workers' Compensation Companies As We Head Towards 2023 - Risk and Insurance

One Call Industry Survey Reveals These Are The Top Two Challenges Facing Workers’ Compensation Companies As We Head Towards 2023 – Risk and Insurance

Talent shortages and the need for new technologies remain top concerns for workers’ compensation professionals. In recent years, workers’ compensation has faced a number of challenges. From managing work-related health risks related to COVID-19 to managing the challenges of today’s economic and labor markets, the industry is always facing new challenges. To better understand some …

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Lobbying compensation: Greenberg Traurig approaches $1.8 million in third quarter

The team at Greenberg Traurig represented more than 120 clients and earned approximately $1.79 million in the third quarter. The company’s third quarter team consisted of Fred Bagget, Roger Beaubien, Christian British, Gus Corbelle, Hayden Dempsey, Elisabeth Dudek, Fred Karlinsky and Timothy Stanfield. Florida Politics estimates how much companies earn based on the average number …

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Stalled claims could benefit from these technological innovations in workers' compensation

Stalled claims could benefit from these technological innovations in workers’ compensation

The use of analytics and even virtual reality to address behavioral health issues in workers’ compensation claims is gaining more attention. The picture of workers’ compensation medical management has become increasingly complicated as the industry reckon with the forces of a post-pandemic world and the changing nature of work, but the issues remain the same: …

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The Dilemma of Physician Dispensing: How to Control Costs and Ensure Medications Are Medically Appropriate in Workers' Compensation

The Dilemma of Physician Dispensing: How to Control Costs and Ensure Medications Are Medically Appropriate in Workers’ Compensation

A forward-looking policy update in Florida is sparking renewed interest in the risks of physician dispensing drugs. In August, the Florida Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) released plans to rescind a 2020 bulletin that said workers’ compensation payers must cover the costs of doctor-issued drugs without limitation. Physician dispensing — when physicians prescribe and dispense …

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MFA malpractice compensation increases by millions: data

MFA malpractice compensation increases by millions: data

Malpractice compensation costs for medical school associates—expenses for statutory payments and insurance premiums and reserves—have increased over the past three years despite a decline in claims and statutory payments, reflecting a national trend of rising malpractice insurance costs. The MFA – a group of doctors and professors from the School of Medicine and Health Sciences …

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P&C Update: Auto Liability and Workers' Compensation Could See a Tide of Change in 2023

P&C Update: Auto Liability and Workers’ Compensation Could See a Tide of Change in 2023

Enlyte’s Compliance Update examines recent August legislative decisions and their impact on motor vehicle accidents and workers’ compensation. August 2022 has been a busy month across the United States for workers’ compensation and auto accident compliance. A monthly update report from Enlyte examines recent events in both spaces and how these legislative decisions will impact …

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