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February 2020 Blog

  • New Vulnerability Impacting WiFi Communications

    Your password secured WiFi could be vulnerable to hackers who take advantage of a new Kr00k bug.  Typically Wifi that requires a password to access is encrypted, meaning basically that nearby users don’t have access to what you are doing online.  This may be a reason to avoid using public Wifi at your local coffee…

    Posted 2/27/2020
  • Tried and True Tips for Initial Claim Investigation

    A solid initial investigation pays significant dividends in all types of workers’ compensation claims.  It helps to ensure that valid claims are handled efficiently and that invalid claims are properly denied. One of the most important aspects of an investigation is to talk to the injured employee about the accident as early as possible in…

    Posted 2/19/2020
  • Urgent Fix For Intel Users

    If you are an Intel user, you need to know that Intel’s security team has found a vulnerability in the CMSE (Converged Security and Management Engine).  The good news is that Intel has released a firmware update to mitigate the issue.  This issue has been deemed critical, so if this applies to you, get the…

    Posted 2/12/2020
  • Workers’ Comp Fundamentals: The Laches Defense

    In 2018, the SC Court of Appeals defined the affirmative defense of laches as neglect for an unreasonable and unexplained length of time under circumstances affording opportunity for diligence, to do what in law should have been done.   In other words, laches is an unreasonable delay in pursuing a claim that results in prejudice to…

    Posted 2/11/2020