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SC Workers Comp Consultant – 10 Takeaways or Questions to Ask


SC Workers Comp Consultant – How To Avoid This Situation

These are the 10 takeaways to ask SC Workers Comp Consultant.   This questions have been discussed in the Workers Comp community since the conviction of the South Carolina Workers Comp consultant.

There are a few concerns that any employer can satisfy when hiring a Workers Comp or any type of consultant. I will focus on insurance consultants and consultant companies.

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These questions are part of a good checklist to ask any potential consultant:

  1. Does the consultant also sell the product?
  2. What licenses does the consultant possess?
  3. What designations does the consultant have in their background?
  4. How well does the consultant company pay their bills and handle their credit?
  5. Does the consultant have good and varied references?
  6. What is included in the consultant’s CV or bio?
  7. Does the consultant have a website and how long has the website been in existence?
  8. What do other websites say about the consultant?
  9. Does the consultant actually specialize in this area?
  10. Did you call the consultant?
  11. Does the consultant have a social media presence such as LinkedIn?

I will cover the first five tomorrow and then the next five in the next post.

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James J Moore - Workers Comp Expert

Raleigh, NC, United States

About The Author...

James founded a Workers’ Compensation consulting firm, J&L Risk Management Consultants, Inc. in 1996. J&L’s mission is to reduce our clients’ Workers Compensation premiums by using time-tested techniques. J&L’s claims, premium, reserve and Experience Mod reviews have saved employers over $9.8 million in earned premiums over the last three years. J&L has saved numerous companies from bankruptcy proceedings as a result of insurance overpayments.

James has over 27 years of experience in insurance claims, audit, and underwriting, specializing in Workers’ Compensation. He has supervised, and managed the administration of Workers’ Compensation claims, and underwriting in over 45 states. His professional experience includes being the Director of Risk Management for the North Carolina School Boards Association. He created a very successful Workers’ Compensation Injury Rehabilitation Unit for school personnel.

James’s educational background, which centered on computer technology, culminated in earning a Masters of Business Administration (MBA); an Associate in Claims designation (AIC); and an Associate in Risk Management designation (ARM). He is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and a licensed financial advisor. The NC Department of Insurance has certified him as an insurance instructor. He also possesses a Bachelors’ Degree in Actuarial Science.

LexisNexis has twice recognized his blog as one of the Top 25 Blogs on Workers’ Compensation. J&L has been listed in AM Best’s Preferred Providers Directory for Insurance Experts – Workers Compensation for over eight years. He recently won the prestigious Baucom Shine Lifetime Achievement Award for his volunteer contributions to the area of risk management and safety. James was recently named as an instructor for the prestigious Insurance Academy.

James is on the Board of Directors and Treasurer of the North Carolina Mid-State Safety Council. He has published two manuals on Workers’ Compensation and three different claims processing manuals. He has also written and has been quoted in numerous articles on reducing Workers’ Compensation costs for public and private employers. James publishes a weekly newsletter with 7,000 readers.

He currently possess press credentials and am invited to various national Workers Compensation conferences as a reporter.

James’s articles or interviews on Workers’ Compensation have appeared in the following publications or websites:

  • Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS)
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
  • Bloomberg Business News
  • WorkCompCentral.com
  • Claims Magazine
  • Risk & Insurance Magazine
  • Insurance Journal
  • Workers Compensation.com
  • LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
  • Various trade publications


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