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Investigating an occupational stress claim? Say goodbye early intervention and hello long term claim!

Gabrielle Lis

All too often, the Process Steamroller pushes stressed employees into the Chasm of Long Term Claims. We talk - seriously - with Dr Rod Gutierrez about the slapstick of occupational stress.

At first glance, it can seem as though employers and insurers have good reason to thoroughly investigate stress claims. After all, work is work, not a walk in the park. We all get stressed sometimes, but we don’t necessarily take time off to deal with it, or blame our employers for the problem. Workers’ comp for stress can seem like having your cake and eating it too: why should some people get away with it? Before we c...

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