An excerpt from “Curing” Work Disability….

An excerpt from “Curing” Work Disability….an “Expert’s View” article published on July 29, 2021 on WorkersCompensation.com “Work Disability”….a new term to you? A term you've just recently heard used? Or a condition that you're a subject matter expert in? If you have a role - any role - in a workers' compensation system, you should be striving for the latter. Understanding work disability, what it is and how to prevent…

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The Difference Between Workers’ Compensation and Workers’ Recovery

We’ve all heard leaders from within workers’ compensation advocate that our industry should be re-labeled to appropriately address the outcome for anyone hurt on the job: recovery, not compensation. And, while words matter, it’s more than that. Workers’ recovery is about recognizing that return to work is part of the recovery process and, therefore, an important goal of an ideal system. It's about eliminating delays and complexities of our systems,…

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We Suppose An Explanation is In Order…

By Vickie Kennedy For those of you who don’t know me, you’re probably asking yourself how “Missives from the Queen” have anything to do with workers’ compensation? While the catchy title may have gotten your attention (as hoped!), there really is more to it than that. As history, when I was in my early teens, I learned that I share my birthday with Queen Victoria. Interestingly, the family story (perhaps…

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