Prevent Injuries from Workplace Falls

Posted on: August 12, 2016 by Goodrich & Watson

In some work environments, accidental falls are unusually common. Fortunately, slip-and-fall risks and many others are covered by a robust Virginia Commercial General Liability Insurance policy. According to the National Safety Council, a staggering percentage of worker’s compensation claims stem from fall-related injuries. Here are a few helpful tips to prevent injuries at the workplace. Follow […] Read More

The Impact of DOL Overtime Rule on Home Healthcare Employers

Posted on: July 13, 2016 by Goodrich & Watson

In May, the U.S. Department of Labor announced new rules designed to protect employees’ interests in regard to overtime compensation. If you’re in the Virginia Home Healthcare industry, the impact of DOL overtime rule could be significant. The most significant change you should be aware of is an increase in salary a worker needs to […] Read More

Home Healthcare on the Rise: Are You Prepared?

Posted on: July 16, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

Transparency Market Research has estimated that the global home healthcare market will steadily increase by 8.1% by 2020. While the US market alone is assumed to reach annual revenue of $303,605,900 by 2020, it is imperative your business is equipped to manage these in-house health care needs. Acquiring VA Home Healthcare Insurance to protect your […] Read More

VA Home Health Aides Have High Worker’s Comp Needs

Posted on: March 16, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

Last month, National Public Radio (NPR) aired a special series entitled Injured Nurses which brought to light many of the struggles healthcare providers and nurses to keep themselves safe and injury free through the course of their work. According to data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), each year nursing employees suffer more than […] Read More

North Carolina Home Health Aides Insurance: Common Ailments

Posted on: November 26, 2014 by Goodrich & Watson

North Carolina Home Health Aides Insurance: Common Ailments As we previously mentioned, home health care workers provide hands-on, long-term care and personal assistance to people with disabilities and chronic health conditions in the privacy and comfort of the patient’s own home. But the home care setting is a challenging work environment in terms of workers’ safety […] Read More

Virginia Home Health Aides Insurance: Covering the Basics

Posted on: November 20, 2014 by Goodrich & Watson

Virginia Home Health Aides Insurance: Covering the Basics  According to economic reports, home health care is the fastest growing sector in the health care industry. The aging American population coupled with rising healthcare and hospital costs have created a high demand for accessibility to healthcare in the home environment. The Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates […] Read More