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Updates to OSHA’s Electronic Workplace Injury Reporting

Updates to OSHA’s Electronic Workplace Injury Reporting

Starting January 1, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor will require employers in high-hazard industries to submit injury and illness information electronically to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).  You can visit the OSHA website to review full...

Construction Workers’ Compensation Claims Costs on the Rise

Construction Workers’ Compensation Claims Costs on the Rise

Workers’ compensation claim frequency is holding steady, yet there’s been an uptick in the cost per claim, particularly within the construction industry.  As we look toward 2024, understanding the factors contributing to this increase is crucial for navigating the...

Are Student Interns Eligible for Workers’ Compensation Coverage?

Are Student Interns Eligible for Workers’ Compensation Coverage?

Internships play a crucial role in bridging the gap between academic learning and real-world experience. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), student intern hiring is on the rise, after a COVID pandemic dip. Based on results from...

Help Clients and Build Your Business During Economic Uncertainty

Help Clients and Build Your Business During Economic Uncertainty

2022 was a trying year for businesses and consumers alike, and 2023 will no doubt face its own set of challenges. In an interview with Insurance Business America, Mike Becker, CEO of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents, offers encouragement to...

Workers’ Compensation Profits Are Strong, but the Future Is Unclear

Workers’ Compensation Profits Are Strong, but the Future Is Unclear

Underwriting profits for Workers’ Compensation (WC) hit an annual average of $4.8 billion over the last five years, exceeding all other major property and casualty lines. According to a recently released market segment report from credit agency AM Best, WC’s strong...

Employers: Document Workplace Safety Training and Disciplinary Measures

Employers: Document Workplace Safety Training and Disciplinary Measures

Do you have clients who want to challenge certain Workers’ Compensation claims by citing employee misconduct? According to this recent Business Insurance article, if employers want to challenge federal citations for workplace safety violations, they must demonstrate...

Top 20 Most Dangerous Jobs in the United States

Top 20 Most Dangerous Jobs in the United States

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA), incidents of worker injury, illness, and death have decreased significantly across all industries. Nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses decreased by 5.7 percent between 2019 and 2020. Fatal work...

Don’t Get Railroaded on Your FELA Claim

Don’t Get Railroaded on Your FELA Claim

Almost all private employees in the United States can collect Workers’ Compensation insurance benefits if they are injured on the job. Railroad employees are the exception to the rule, as any job-related injuries are covered through The Federal Employers Liability Act...

Is Workplace Violence Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?

Is Workplace Violence Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ Compensation covers medical expenses and lost wages for employees who become sick or injured due to a workplace accident. But what about cases of workplace violence, where the injury isn’t an accident? Determining if Workers’ Compensation provides...

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Jencap Cannabis Insurance Insights

Preparing for the Future of Cannabis Insurance

Despite the growing acceptance and legalization of cannabis, it remains federally illegal in the United States, creating unique challenges for the industry. Jencap explores three possible future scenarios for federal cannabis reform and their impact on cannabis insurance.

WHITE PAPER | Q2 2023 | 7 MINUTES

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