Our Perspective

  • Workers’ Compensation and Auto Liability Collide

    By Diane Brown|September 26, 2016|English

    Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of worker death and have historically been the number one contributor to workplace catastrophic injuries. Now Workers’ Comp writers need to sit up and take notice because of a new trend: the rising frequency...

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  • No Rest for the Workers’ Comp Industry

    By Bill Lentz |August 30, 2016|English

    Sustained combined ratio improvement, increased premium growth and a further fall in claim frequency - the Workers’ Compensation (WC) industry has been performing well for some years. As delegates heard at the last National Council on Compensation...

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  • Nanotech Occupational Exposures - A Look Back at 2015 Studies

    By Charlie Kingdollar|June 15, 2016|English | Japanese

    Exposure to nanomaterials is a significant emerging issue facing the Property & Casualty insurance industry. The nanotechnology industry continues to grow with innovation and expansion into new fields on a regular basis; however, the health and...

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  • Are Your Seat Belts Fastened for Workers’ Comp in 2016?

    By Diane Brown|November 08, 2015|English

    Since earlier this year when we heard Steve Klingel, CEO of NCCI, describe Workers’ Comp as “Calm now…but turbulence ahead,” my colleagues and I often reflect on his comments and what we can do to help our clients prepare for...

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  • How Wellness Plans Can Help Workers’ Comp Carriers

    By Diane Brown|July 15, 2015|English

    Gen Re’s Life & Health unit has published several compelling articles about Obesity for its client base. Those of us in Workers’ Comp at Gen Re quickly realized the articles had powerful learnings for us and our colleagues, particularly...

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  • Positive Changes at AmCOMP

    By Bill Lentz |July 07, 2015|English

    AmCOMP (The American Society of Workers Compensation Professionals) is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to professional excellence in the field of Workers’ Comp. Now in its 17th year, AmCOMP’s education program, certified Workers Compensation...

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