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J&L Founder James J Moore to Teach Insurance Academy Course Feb 4th


J&L Founder James J Moore Instructor For Academy of Insurance Course 02/04/21

J&L founder James J Moore will teach a one-hour course on February 4th.  The one-hour course will cover occupational disease rules in the age of COVID-19.J&L Founder James J Moore AIC MBA ChFC ARM

According to James -” COVID-19 remains a terrible disease that affects many parts of the workers’ compensation process.   Some states have seen fit to pass multiple COVID-19 presumption rules that may “already be on the books” from the early to mid-1900’s.”


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The course will cover many of the articles written in this website.  Follow the article links to find out more.

Occupational disease remains one of the unknowns in Workers’ Compensation insurance claims even with the advent of COVID-19.   Are the presumption laws needed to make sure the workers injured by COVID-19 receive proper care and benefits?

Occupational disease claims can be the costliest.  Mesothelioma occupational disease claims may cost $100,000+ per incident.

In this session you will learn:

  • Alvin Toffler’s COVID-19 prediction comes true 30 years later
  • When did Workers’ Compensation begin – hint – it is not the 1900’s
  • How World War II and wristwatch faces became the origin of Occupational Disease laws nationwide
  • Who are the Radium Girls and what were the uses of radium?
  • The difference between an accident and an occupational disease
  • Examples of Occupational Disease laws and rules in certain states
  • How long does the injured employee have to make a claim – unknown part of rule that causes problems
  • Are the COVID-19 presumptions necessary?
  • Occupational disease vs. personal sensitivity claims
  • Can a COVID-19 claim be denied?
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J&L founder James J Moore will take any questions that you have after the presentation and will give examples from his long history claims handling career including sources of more information.  You may contact him after the course with any questions at his email address [email protected].


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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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