6 Tips for Effective B2B Communications

Delivering exceptional customer experiences at every touch point is something ICW Group strives for daily. We have an entire team dedicated to working across departments to ensure our customers enjoy their interactions with us...

Follow These Ladder Safety Tips to Prevent Injury

What goes up must come down, right? Well, hopefully, in a safe manner, especially when working on a ladder. Did you know ladders ranked #3 in OSHA violations for 2021, up from #5 in 2020? And 50...

Deepfake Scam Alert – Who Do You Think You’re Talking To?

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crime Complaint Center recently warned employers of a new scam involving “deepfake” technology.   Deepfake technology involves the digital manipulation of video or audio in an attempt to closely resemble...

Workers’ Comp Fraud Case Results in Restitution

Recently we told you about a California woman who was charged with felony insurance fraud by the Los Angeles County District Attorney after discovering she lied about a pre-existing injury. The woman claimed her...

Featured Articles

The Buck Stops Ear

Witness statements often play a key role in claim investigations and are equally as important to a criminal investigation, if not more so. In the...

Review Your Safety Program During National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month! Established by the National Safety Council, National Safety Month is an annual observance designed to educate communities on how...

PPE for Women: One Size Does Not Fit All

Years ago, the women trailblazers working in construction became aware that their Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) did not fit as it should have. Gloves,...

Prevent Electrical Injuries with these Best Practices

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in 2019, there were 166 electrical fatalities and 1,900 nonfatal injuries with lost time from work. The construction industry had the highest rate of fatal electrical...

Conduct these Safety Checkups This Quarter

As your workers' compensation partner, we want to help ensure your workforce goes home safely at the end of the day. A safety program with regular inspections and observations minimizes workplace injuries, costly downtime,...

Making the Most of Job Interviews

When interviewing job candidates, time is critical. Let’s look at some basic practices that will enable you and your job candidates to make the best use of this time. The time you spend talking to...

California Caregiver Charged for Inflating Injury Claim

A 57-year-old California woman working as a caregiver broke her ankle as a result of a fall at a client’s home. The woman was provided with medical treatment, ultimately requiring surgery to repair her...

Trending Articles

Billed and Paid’s Excellent Adventure

California’s workers’ compensation system is unique in that it affords for a system of liens to be filed and recovered on by doctors, medical...

Five Tips for a Successful Virtual Interview

You've been searching for your dream job during COVID-19 and you've received a calendar invite for a video interview. Now what? Technology has become...

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...

Peers and Coworkers Offer a First Line of Defense Against Fraud

The first documented instance of insurance fraud occurred in 300 B.C. and continued to tiptoe through history, next landing on the historical timeline in Ancient Rome.   Roman Poet Marcus Valerius Martialis (“Marital”) highlighted the evolution...

Follow These Tips to Prevent Identity Theft

The term ‘identify theft’ was coined in 1964 following a wave of phone scams. Criminals would obtain a victim’s personal and banking information after claiming the person had won a lottery or other gifts. In exchange...

The Buck Stops Ear

Witness statements often play a key role in claim investigations and are equally as important to a criminal investigation, if not more so. In the case of a Sacramento-based landscaper, witnesses proved to be the...

History of Fraud: Greek Grain Merchant Thwarted – 300 B.C.

The consensus appears to be that the first documented instance of insurance fraud occurred in 300 B.C.  While not referred to as ‘insurance’ at the time, a Greek merchant by the name of Hegestratos is...

Sign up for the Work Comp Connect newsletter

Subscribe today and get work comp insights from ICW Group in your inbox.

Sign up for the newsletter