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Workers' compensation: What to expect in 2024

Watch our comprehensive update featuring trends that will impact the marketplace in 2024.

While the US workers' compensation system is performing well, there are important trends and emerging issues that employers should consider as they plan for 2024 and beyond.

Our Workers' Compensation Center of Excellence recently hosted our annual review, Workers' Compensation Market: What to Expect in 2024. Our panel provided a comprehensive update on the workers' compensation insurance market and discussed the risk issues that are expected to shape the industry in the coming year, including:

  • Challenges to exclusive remedy
  • Marijuana legalization
  • Presumptions
  • Mental health and wellness
  • Remote work


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Our speakers

Doug Anderson

Douglas Anderson

Manager, Workers' Compensation Claims, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Doug leads the Workers’ Compensation Claims and Managed Care organization for Liberty Mutual, helping injured workers recover from workplace accidents and receive appropriate medical care for their injuries. He has extensive claims leadership experience across workers’ compensation, automobile, and general liability claims.

Jennifer Rowe

Jennifer Rowe

Managing Director, Casualty

Jennifer is the Casualty Placement Leader for Marsh’s Atlanta Hub, servicing clients across the southeast. Together with her team, she negotiates programs — ranging from guaranteed cost to large deductible options — for companies spanning multiple industries and regardless of size.

Dennis Tierney

Dennis Tierney

Director of Workers’ Compensation Claims, Marsh’s Workers’ Compensation Center of Excellence

Dennis Tierney is the director of claims within Marsh’s Workers’ Compensation Center of Excellence. He is responsible for establishing continuing processes and protocols around the delivery of advocacy services related to workers’ compensation.

Christine Williams

Christine Williams

Managing Director, Worker’s Compensation Center of Excellence, US Casualty Practice

Christine Williams is a managing director in Marsh’s Workers’ Compensation Center of Excellence. She works with colleagues across Marsh to develop solutions and communications to help employers better manage their workers’ compensation risks.

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