What Happens If I Fire an Employee While They Are Receiving Workers’ Comp Benefits?

In some states, employers can legally terminate employees for filing Workers’ Compensation claims. However, some workers who are fired while receiving injury benefits might feel discriminated against and can sue their employer as a result. Keep reading to learn more on the topic if you’re an employer concerned about wrongful termination lawsuits. Can an employee Read More

PMC Transportation Leader Joe Bukovsky Named 2022 Top Specialist Broker

Joe Bukovsky, leader of PMC’s national Transportation Workers’ Compensation program, was selected as an industry leader wholesale broker for Insurance Business America’s sixth annual Top Specialist Brokers list. Joe was chosen for his expertise, insights, and highly developed skills that helped him formulate creative Workers’ Compensation solutions for independent insurance agents and their clients in Read More

U.S. Construction Industry Trends: How Things Are Shaping Up in 2022

Despite several short-term challenges facing certain sectors, the U.S. construction industry is expected to grow at an annual range of 3.4-4.5% from 2022 to 2025, supported by increased investments on transport, electricity, and broadband infrastructure. The supply chain disruptions resulting from inflated costs of raw material, lack of skilled labor, and building materials have not Read More

Workers’ Comp Costs for Trucking and Transportation Companies

When it comes to Workers’ Comp costs, trucking and transportation companies can benefit greatly by understanding some of the key criteria that premium is based on. Due to the nature of the work, work-related injuries, illnesses, and fatalities are prevalent in the trucking and transportation industry. Therefore, most states require businesses in this industry to Read More

A Quick Guide to Workers’ Compensation Insurance for the Construction Industry

Construction Workers’ Compensation insurance is a crucial investment for contractors and construction companies, given the industry’s high rate of workplace injury. Workers’ Compensation coverage is mandatory for contractors in almost every state; ensuring protection for these businesses and their employees. This coverage helps to protect businesses from liability resulting from workplace injuries and may reduce Read More

Leading Workers’ Compensation Specialty Brokerage PMC Partners with Appulate for Game-Changing Automation Technology

Westlake Village, CA – January 19, 2022 – One of the country’s leading Workers’ Compensation wholesale brokerages, PMC Insurance Group, has partnered with Appulate to leverage the latest technology to enhance the Workers’ Compensation submission process for their customers. “One of our business tenets is responsive turnarounds when submissions for Workers’ Compensation coverage come in;” says Andy Read More

Maritime Companies Need USL&H Workers’ Compensation

USL&H Coverage for Longshore and Harbor Workers State laws require employers to have adequate insurance coverage to compensate for their employees’ on-the-job injuries or illnesses. What’s more, is that maritime companies need a special type of Workers’ Compensation coverage known as USL&H for longshore or harbor workers. What is United States Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Read More