Workers Compensation THOUGHT LEADERS
MaryRose Reaston is the founder of Emerge Diagnostics, a company created to commercialize the electrodiagnostic functional assessment (EFA). Emerge Diagnostics focuses on reducing clients' claims costs via early resolution and enhanced treatment options for soft-tissue injuries.
Calvin E. Beyer is vice president of large account sales and development in the construction solutions practice at Murray Securus in Lancaster, PA. Cal has 25 years of experience in the insurance industry in various capacities, including insurance/risk management gap analysis and strategic and operational risk management best practices in the construction industry.
Peter Rousmaniere is a journalist and consultant in the field of risk management, with a special focus on work injury risk. He has written 200 articles on many aspects of prevention, injury management and insurance. He was lead author of "Workers' Compensation Opt-out: Can Privatization Work?" (2012).
Rebecca Shafer is an attorney and risk consultant who is an acknowledged thought leader in cost containment. She is the author of "2014 Your Ultimate Guide to Mastering Workers Comp Costs." She specializes in training employers and has collaborated with companies — large and small — to help them reduce their workers’ comp costs by as much as 50%.
Richard (Jake) M. Jacobsmeyer is a partner in the law firm of Shaw, Jacobsmeyer, Crain and Claffey, a statewide workers' compensation defense firm with seven offices in California. A certified specialist in workers' compensation since 1981, he has more than 18 years' experience representing injured workers, employers and insurance carriers before California's Workers' Compensation Appeals Board.
Robert Aurbach is an experienced lawyer and workers' compensation system designer. He spent 15 years as the chief legal officer for the New Mexico Workers' Compensation Administration. Robert is the editor (since 2003) of the only peer-reviewed international professional journal devoted to workers' compensation issues.
Tim Stanger is vice president, claims at Safety National. He currently oversees the large casualty claims unit that encompasses deductible workers’ compensation, auto, general liability and Texas non-subscription claims. In addition, Stanger oversees third-party administrator (TPA) relations and State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) compliance.
Timothy Rose is a Workers' Compensation Insurance Defense attorney with the Law Offices of Bradford & Barthel, LLP. He earned his Juris Doctorate at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in July of 2007. Prior to his work with Bradford & Barthel, Timothy was a claims examiner with American International Group, Inc. and Insurance Company of the West, Inc.