The founders of Zenjuries are career, commercial insurance professionals. Working with the ups and downs within the industry for years, they decided it was time for a change. They recognized that key drivers of work comp losses are controllable, but for decades little has been done to effect any positive change. To the average employer and employee, Workers' Comp is a mysterious and misunderstood system, with one exception. That “if I [the injured employee] get an attorney involved, I’m golden!”
There are many factors involved with the cost and complications, but the top cost drivers (and our main culprits) are:
Frankly, a lot! The exact percentages vary, but the impact is inarguable, and it is BAD! Check out the following information to see just how much...
Both Employers and Employees take a dim view of “the system”. It is perceived as adversarial, one that views plaintiff’s attorneys as saviors...and carriers as the “enemy”, just watch TV. Sadly, the insurance industry has ceded this territory, offering no counter argument. When Employers don’t know exactly what to tell an injured employee, the employee is left scared and confused.
Lack of appropriate post-injury communication opens the door for injury attorneys to walk right in!
e Claims Journal (5/17/12) identifies 4 proactive strategies to avoid unnecessary litigation:
Of course, most of this is either sorely lacking or completely absent from most processes. Right now everyone relies on emails, clunky systems, Faxes (still?) and the responsibility of people you never see and have hardly any contact with. Its no wonder the system operates so poorly.
With Zenjuries, every one of the 4 proactive strategies are incorporated into the core software, and enhanced with easy to use interfaces and instructions.