Understanding New York WC Loss Transfer and Subrogation Rules

by Veritas Administrators on Mar 23, 2018 2:02:24 PM

Understanding the carrier’s rights to recover subrogation dollars during the claim handling process is the key ingredient in the recipe for recovery in a third-party action. A carrier’s right to subrogation in New York is covered...

6 Tips for Controlling and Negotiating Tractor-Trailer Towing & Recovery Charges

by Veritas Administrators on Mar 16, 2018 11:14:35 AM

When a tractor-trailer transporting cargo is involved in an accident, the claim handling process can become very complicated and time-consuming. If the trailer tips over, we’re dealing with damaged cargo, cleanup of the spill (it...

Consequences of Terminating an Employee While on Workers' Compensation

by Veritas Administrators on Mar 8, 2018 10:19:31 AM

There is a fine line in the legality of firing an employee while on workers’ compensation. The law protects employees from being fired while on disability. However, there are valid and legal reasons for dismissing an employee while on...

Attention PEOs: Are Your Legacy WC Claims Receiving the Attention They Deserve?

by Veritas Administrators on Mar 2, 2018 1:47:36 PM

Dealing with legacy workers’ compensation claims has been a growing challenge for many PEO organizations who carry open reserve dollars on older or “churning” claims.  As Robert Rice writes within NAPEO’s PEO Insider magazine “PEOs...

8 Tips for Preventing Your TPA From Frustrating Otherwise Good Employees

by Veritas Administrators on Feb 15, 2018 2:51:11 PM

The Workers’ Comp service industry would have employers believe that the best Workers’ Comp claim handling outcomes require services of the “best” insurer, TPA, PPO and other service providers. The “best” process is defined primarily...

How Social Media Investigations Assist in Fighting Insurance Fraud

by Veritas Administrators on Feb 8, 2018 2:03:14 PM

Let’s start with a story. There once was a young lady who slipped and fell in a retail store. She alleged multiple injuries, including permanently disabling back issues. Her lawsuit claimed that her life would never be the same, and...

7 Ways To Improve Your Workers' Compensation Program Today

by Veritas Administrators on Feb 1, 2018 2:20:29 PM

You don’t need lots of resources to have better Workers’ Compensation program. I am regularly privileged to experience WC improvements with various employers. I have facilitated and witnessed episodes of fantastic turn-around success...

Navigating the Complexity of the 4 Coverage Trigger Theories

by Veritas Administrators on Jan 26, 2018 2:02:01 PM

Determining which insurance policy applies when dealing with a claim can sometimes be straightforward. For example, a claimant falls and breaks a leg. The policy at the time of the fall will cover the claim.  Sometimes it’s not that...

Best Practices for Mitigating the Severity of Bodily Injury Claims

by Veritas Administrators on Jan 17, 2018 3:34:20 PM

Picture a serious auto accident with severe injuries. There is fear, pain, trauma, worry and many unknowns. If it were you, how would you want to be treated? During the claim handling process, one of the best measures for a claims...

6 Best Practices When Dealing with the "Repeat Offender"

by Veritas Administrators on Jan 12, 2018 1:54:56 PM

In workers’ compensation, the “Repeat Offender” is considered an employee who has a history of filing numerous claims. During the claim handling process, identifying and conducting an extensive investigation with this individual...

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