Tag Archives: Workers Compensation

Agency Loses in Huge Workers Comp E&O Claim

For most E&O carriers, the workers compensation line of business accounts for 8-10% of all E&O claims. Definitely not a small number. As noted by the attached which appeared on AgencyEquity.com on April 11, 2017, claims involving workers compensation can also … Continue reading

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Labor Department’s 6-Part Test for Classifying Employees, Independent Contractors

The issue of employee or independent contractor has been the root cause of many problems (and probably some additional premiums on some WC policies) over the years. There is no doubt that it has also found its way into an E&O claim … Continue reading

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Does your customer know whether the WC policy is subject to audit?

In the majority of E&O claims, the litigation is due to an underlying bodily injury or property damage claim that was not settled to the satisfaction of the customer. However, there have been numerous E&O claims where the allegation deals … Continue reading

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Do you have customers that are doing business in multiple states?

If so, are they covered by workers compensation if an employee were to get hurt? Going back to my early years in the business (late 70’s), the common way to provide workers compensation coverage for a client was to add … Continue reading

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E&O Insights: How Well Do You Know Your Workers’ Compensation Risk?

This is an excerpt from an Insurance Journal article that I authored in the September 22, 2014 edition. “The workers’ compensation class of business results in upwards of 10 percent of all errors and omissions (E&O) claims every year. While this may … Continue reading

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WC – Is the standard different because the coverage is compulsory?

Each and every year, the workers’ compensation class of business results in upwards of 10% of all E&O claims. While this may not seem like a lot, it is a class of business that agents need to be sensitive to … Continue reading

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Understanding Foreign Voluntary Workers’ Comp Policies

In this excellent article that appeared on InsuranceJournal.com on June 20th, 2013, Kathleen Ellis, SVP of Chubb & Son and manager of Multinational Risk Group – Global Accounts explains the various key issues and details that agents need to be aware … Continue reading

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E&O Insights: Why Workers’ Compensation Leads in E&O Claims

This is an excerpt from an Insurance Journal article that I authored in the May 21, 2012 edition. “Every year, errors and omissions (E&O) claims arising out of the placement of workers’ compensation account for approximately 10 percent of all … Continue reading

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California Independent Contractor Law May Be Liability for Agents, Brokers

ter-WongWordPressGoogle ReaderOrkutXINGEvernoteNetvibes ShareStrandsPosterousBusiness ExchangeArtoTipdSmakNewsPlurkAIMYahoo MessengerIdenti.caMozillacaBlogger PostTypePad PostBox.netPinterestNetlogTechnorati FavoritesCiteULikeJumptagsHemidemiFunPInstapaperPhoneFavsXerpiNetvouzWinkDiigoBibSonomyBlogMarksTailrankStartAidKledyKhabbrMeneameYoolinkBookmarks.frTechnotizieNewsVineMultiplyFriendFeedPlaxo PulsePingSquidooProtopage BookmarksBlinklistFavesYiGGWebnewsSegnaloPushaYouMobSlashdotFarkAllvoicesJamespotImera BrazilTwiddlaLinkaGoGounalogHuggDiglogNowPublicTumblrLiveJournalCurrentHelloTxtSpurlYampleOneviewLinkatopiaSimpyLinkedInBuddyMarksAsk.com MyStuffViadeoMapleWistsConnoteaBackflipMyLinkVaultSiteJotSphinnDZoneCare2 NewsHyvesSphereBitty BrowserGabbrSymbaloo FeedsTagzaFolkdNewsTrustAmazon Wish ListPrintFriendlyRead It LaterTuentiEmailRediff MyPage Google GmailYahoo MailHotmailAOL MailAny email This is an excerpt from an excellent article written by Don Jergler that appeared in Insurance … Continue reading

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As More Workers Go Mobile, Workers’ Compensation Exposure Grows

Does this scenario have the potential to cause a claims problem with one of your accounts? Might be advisable to provide them some loss control guidance before a problem occurs. This is an excerpt of an article written by Andrew … Continue reading

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