BKS Partners Workers' Compensation Blog

The Latest in Florida Workers’ Compensation News

Posted by Tim Liberty on Apr 28, 2017 2:11:57 PM

The Florida House of Representatives has passed H.B. 7085, the much anticipated workers’ compensation reform bill. As you recall, the rates increased by 14.5% last December. This resulted from...

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Best Practices for Claims Reporting

Posted by Tim Liberty on Mar 14, 2017 3:35:28 PM

“Driver Joe Schmo was stepping out of his truck and fell to the ground.”

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I’ll Take Some Workers’ Compensation Insurance … On The Side

Posted by Tim Liberty on Mar 3, 2017 2:20:09 PM

If workers’ compensation insurance (work comp) was optional, as a business owner, would you buy it? I ask because current draft legislation would make Florida a work comp opt-in state.

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Workers' Compensation Rate Increases - When and Why?

Posted by Dave Anderson on Feb 7, 2017 9:41:12 AM

Recent legislative changes in Florida will likely result in higher workers’ compensation expenses for all employers.

When? While the decision is pending review in the appellate courts, as of...

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Reduce Long Term Costs of Workers' Compensation

Posted by Rich Thompson on Feb 7, 2017 9:40:26 AM

A Checklist for Safety

Effective pre-injury and post-injury management are two components that if managed effectively reduce the long-term costs of workes' compensation insurance.  Realizing that...

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The BKS Blog was written to keep you informed and help you learn about the changing landscape of workers' compensation insurance. These articles are written for employers who are researching additional information about changes, or looking to change their insurance partner.

With this blog you'll:

  • Learn tips on saving money within your workers' comp program
  • Stay up to date with industry changes in workers' compensation insurance
  • Discuss strategies and best practices to ensure the lowest cost of risk

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