On April 15, 2005, Workers' Comp Insider discussed second injury funds and the recovery potential that they represent. The write-up is entitled Maximizing recovery: Second injury funds and it references IRG and cites several articles authored by IRG staff. Workers' Comp Insider is a weblog that features frequent updates on topics relating to health & safety, insurance, and other matters relating to workers' compensation.
April 2005 Archives
An article on California's workers' compensation permanency reform by Mark J. Nevils, National Director of Claims for Insurance Recovery Group, is featured in the March 2005 issue of Claims Quarterly. Nevils discusses new legal standards for permanent disability entitlement included in the April 2004 amendment to the California Workers' Compensation Law (SB 899). These standards offer potential tools for cost savings for those insurers and employees that understand the implications of the amendment and take steps to capture this potential. For more information, read the full article, available in PDF: California's Workers' Compensation Permanency Reform: Providing the Tools for Cost Containment.