As a business owner, it is inevitable that you will need to deal with an injured worker. If this is the case, your Massachusetts workers compensation will be there to take care of the costs and make sure the employee does not sue the company for the injury. Once he or she has healed, they will be ready to return to work. The next step: rehiring the injured worker. There are a few things to keep in mind when you go to rehire your employee: • Having an effective return-to-work program will make all the difference. • A RTW program … Continue reading Massachusetts Workers Compensation: Rehiring an Injured Worker
Over the past few weeks, we have discussed workers compensation fraud, from what it is to how it can negatively affect your Massachusetts workers compensation premium. This week, we have a few tips to share that may help you stop fraud once and for all! • Report injuries immediately. This will make sure there is a speedy recovery process. If this process is followed quickly, the possibility of a fraud claim is much less likely. • Train managers and supervisors on how to take care of injuries and workers compensation claims. Micro-managers may know and understand the employee much better … Continue reading Massachusetts Workers Compensation: Stop Fraud with These Tips!
As a business owner, you have a lot on your plate. Between having to look out for your employees and overseeing all operations, it may not always be easy to recognize when something is not right. Consequently, you may not be able to recognize when an employee is taking advantage of the company. Are you aware of Massachusetts workers compensation fraud? This type of scam happens every day; and if you are not on guard, it could happen to you! As your workers comp experts, we have put together a quick list of tips to recognize workers compensation fraud: • … Continue reading Tips to Recognize Massachusetts Workers Compensation Fraud!
Accidents happen, no matter what type of business you run. As a result, you are required by law to provide Massachusetts workers compensation to employees in the event of an accident or injury. If an employee is injured, it would be simple to just say “okay, take as much time off as you need to get better and workers comp will cover you.” However, it is not that simple! If the system worked this way, employers would be facing workers compensation fraud and scams on a weekly basis. As a business owner, it is your responsibility to investigate any accidents … Continue reading Massachusetts Workers Compensation: Understanding the Accident