Mike Geldreich

Part Time Help, Full Time Workers Compensation Headache

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June 7th, 2012

Summer is upon us, and with that will come the opportunities for part time summer jobs. Seasonal businesses expand, and potential employees return home from college for the summer – these are great opportunities for all parties involved. Wisconsin employers of part time summer help should be aware that there are some potential pitfalls that come with» Read Full Article

R&R Maximizes Claims Management Process With Resource Center

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February 25th, 2012

We often see claims not handled appropriately, or circumstances where important details were overlooked. It can never hurt to have another set of eyes reviewing the information on your behalf.  R&R’s Resource Center has dedicated claims management specialists who make sure that every detail is reviewed. Another area where it’s truly beneficial to have a resource double» Read Full Article

Advantages of a Structured Return to Work Program

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February 25th, 2012

There are several advantages to having a structured return to work program, all of which can shorten the length of the lost time claim, thus reducing the overall cost of the work comp claim and your workers compensation program. Reduction of lost time reduces overall cost of the workers compensation claim Gain control over the» Read Full Article

Making Time Work For You in a Workers Compensation Claim

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February 25th, 2012

Time can work for you or against you in the workers compensation system. There are three critical timing aspects in regards to workers compensation claims: Timely investigation (see 3 common mistakes of accident investigation) Timely medical treatment Addressing return-to-work intentions To learn more about these three critical areas, watch this quick video…

Positive Rapport with Occ Med Facility Can Reduce Workers Comp Costs

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February 25th, 2012

It’s important to understand how having a relationship with an occupational medical facility, and physicians can play in your favor when it comes to reducing workers compensation claims. Showing sincere interest in getting the injured worker back to work, having the physician understand your work environment and a willingness to work together can all help to» Read Full Article

Wisconsin Concealed Carry Law-Businesses Should Be Educated

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October 14th, 2011

Is it better for a policyholder to permit concealed weapons and enjoy the immunity provided by the state statute?  Or is it better for a policyholder to prohibit concealed weapons and sacrifice that immunity? We have been asked whether R&R Insurance Services plans to issue a specific recommendation to its policyholders to answer this question. » Read Full Article

Structured Return-To-Work Programs Essential For Workers Compensation Program

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July 13th, 2011

Having a structured return-to-work program has several benefits, the most important of which is the reduction of lost-time (lost-time has 3 times greater impact on your workers compensation premium dollars than a no-lost-time claim). Other benefits include having more control over the claim itself, better observation of the recovery process, and an overall better experience for the employee.» Read Full Article

Termination and its Effects on Workers Compensation Benefits

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August 13th, 2010

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has expanded their scope of potential situations where workers compensation benefits may be suspended as the result of termination – here are the three exceptions.