This month's top workers' compensation claims articles and stories from CLM and Claims Pages.
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Workers' Compensation Claims Pertaining To The Coronavirus
It is only a matter of time before a worker contracts COVID-19 through their place of employment
Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C.
The chances of contracting the Coronavirus (also called "COVID-19") are slim, but the number of those infected is increasing daily. It is only a matter of time before a worker contracts COVID-19 through their place of employment (i.e., a doctor, emergency responder, etc.).
After a worker exposed to the Coronavirus contracts the disease, there could be grounds for a valid a workers' compensation claim for an industrial injury. The repercussions are mind-boggling.
Driven to Distraction
How to mitigate distracted-driving claims
CLM Magazine / March 2020
With the significant rise in the use of personal vehicles for business activities, the line has been blurred as to the compensability of the claim under the workers compensation laws of each state. Learn more here.

The Insurance Information Institute ranks workers compensation as the line of insurance that will be most impacted by coronavirus. Liability and D&O were ranked as being moderately impacted, and auto, property, and business interruption were deemed lowest impact.

Trauma at Work
Addressing bystander trauma through crisis intervention can be good for workers and for the workplace.
CLM Magazine / March 2020
Anyone who has ever witnessed a traumatic event understands the mental anguish it can cause. In workers compensation, we often do a great job caring for the physical injuries, especially those that are commonplace. But what happens following the less common yet more severe incidents?

Contact Eric Gilkey or Phil Gusman for more information on writing about workers' comp for CLM.

5 Ways Front Line Claims Staff Can Take an Advocacy-Based Approach to Claims Handling
Early adopters of advocacy-based workers' compensation models have been shown to positively impact programs and influence employee satisfaction and engagement. Here's how to make it more broadly available.
Risk & Insurance / March 2020
The health care industry invests significant resources to create positive experiences. It is well established that patient experience drives engagement, which impacts outcomes. In recent years, the industry has shifted to providing a more holistic approach to health and wellness, with a renewed focus on mental health.
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