Old Republic Risk Management Blog

Workers’ Compensation: Extraterritorial Considerations As states passed workers’ compensation laws in the early 1900’s, eligibility, benefits, and compensability varied within each state’s unique workers’ compensation ...
Navigating Federal Workers' Compensation Many of us are familiar with workers’ compensation (WC) insurance since it is a mandated requirement for employers in the United States. However, when it comes to ...
Focusing on Lone Workers Lone workers are technically anyone who works by themselves without close or direct supervision.  Some examples would include sole and isolated fixed location ...
The Aging Workforce: Implications for Employers   Workers aged 45 and older account for an increasing share of the US workforce.1 Employment by workers aged 45-54 has grown moderately, while workers aged 55-64 ...
Managing Fatigue-Related Workplace Losses Employees who report to work in an acute or chronically fatigued condition, or who become fatigued while on the job, may be at significantly higher risk of errors ...
Telecommuting Employees and Workers’ Compensation Considerations Whether a formal or casual arrangement, telecommuting is becoming increasingly more common.  Employees appreciate the convenience and flexibility while employers ...
The Psychosocial Component of Workers’ Compensation Claims The goal in handling a workers’ compensation (WC) claim is to restore the injured worker to maximum medical improvement (MMI) and return the worker to the ...
Recent Workers' Compensation Legal Challenges The legal and regulatory framework surrounding workers’ compensation is continuously tested as employees seek to have employment-related injuries or illnesses ...

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