Investigation Update: Plumber Pleads Guilty After He’s Caught on Surveillance

A San Diego man has pled guilty to felony insurance fraud charges surrounding his attempt to defraud the workers’ compensation system.   As featured in a previous story, Plumber’s Story Has A Lot Of Leaks, a...

Phony COVID-19 Vaccine Survey Alert

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reported yet another attempt by scammers to steal consumers' personal information. This scam comes in the form of an email or text asking you to take a...

The Post-Pandemic Safety Culture

As we continue to move toward the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic, workplace safety takes on an entirely new meaning. The risks we face, how we train our employees, and just about everything...

Not Reporting Could Have Consequences

Most states require workers’ compensation coverage. It not only protects the injured worker and provides the help they need, but it also protects a business from losses associated with the actual cost of lost...

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How To Make Your Home Office Feel Good

The Covid-19 pandemic is responsible for a plethora of fundamental societal changes. One of those is the marketplace’s increased acceptance of work-from-home arrangements. While...

Accident Investigation Series (Part 4): Unsafe Act vs. Unsafe Condition

The first three installments of our workplace Accident Investigation Series covered why employers need to investigate, how to investigate, and how to write the mishap report. During the investigation follow-up, we need to determine...

Leveraging Your Employee Assistance Program During the Pandemic

In March of 2020, when the pandemic took its hold across the United States, we all anticipated a challenging year ahead. Not many of us, however, could foresee the specific challenges the pandemic would...

8 Common Myths of Customer Experience

In the world of customer experience, it’s sometimes difficult to differentiate between fact and myth. The art form is evolving so fast that companies sometimes struggle to keep up. This makes it fertile ground...

Post-Pandemic Fraud Defense

As the COVID-19 pandemic took full form in 2020, fraud industry experts predicted a steep increase in fraudulent claims behavior driven by economic fears and pressures. Different from previous economic downturns, the full impact...

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Changing Story Signals Fraud

A 35-year-old California man is charged with five felonies for his botched attempt to defraud his employer through a false workers’ compensation claim. After injuring his knee due to a weekend fall, this warehouse...

Providing Immediate Care After a Workplace Injury Occurs

Even with a robust safety program in place, accidents on the job do happen. How you respond to an accident can be critical. Recently, ICW Group's Senior Vice President of Work Comp Claims, Amanda...

COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Set to Expire

Workers in California will see their COVID-19 sick leave expire on September 30, 2021. The leave entitles employees up to 80 hours of COVID-19 related sick leave if they work for a business with...

Follow This 8-Step Approach to Fall Protection

In 2019, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 1,061 construction workers died on the job, with 38% of those fatalities resulting from falls. Events surrounding these accidents often involve several factors, including unstable work...

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