Workplace Injury of the Week: Low Back Pain

Low back pain is not a specific injury or disease, but this symptom ranks second only to upper respiratory infections as a cause of lost work productivity. With 2.4 million people excused from work and 13 million visits to the doctor each year, low back pain accounts...

Predictive Modeling: Wave of the Future

A trio of experts at a recent Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference in Florida said that while predictive modeling won’t replace knowledgeable insurance adjusters and underwriters, it is the ‘wave of the future” for the workers’...