Blueprint to Saving on Your Workers’ Compensation

By: Tami Phillips, Commercial Lines Sales Executive One of the least expensive and simplest ways to save on your Workers’ Compensation is to have a blueprint in place for handling a workplace incident.   Having a blueprint, or plan in place to be proactive during the claim process, can significantly reduce both the time and money…

What Employers Should Know When Internally Handling Workers’ Compensation Claims

Previously, we discussed the importance of employers implementing careful policies and procedures in regards to workers’ compensation and handling injuries in the workplace. If an employer is able to handle medical bills and compensation claims internally, they should take notice of certain legal obligations to the injured worker. The North Carolina Industrial Commission outlines an…

Keeping Employees Safe By Keeping Them Cool

During the summer months, you might find it hard to step outside without breaking a sweat. Employers need to take the necessary steps to make sure that their employees are protected from this heat and heat-related illnesses. Outdoor heat is obviously not controllable, but you can take steps to make sure that employees are safe…

The Importance of EPLI Coverage

The number of retaliatory claims made by dismissed workers has skyrocketed 55 percent since 2000. This figure has jumped 7 percent this past year alone, with an all-time high of 100,000 new claims against former employers. While workers’ compensation and general liability insurance cover most incidents in the workplace, these retaliatory claims are not. This…