How the “Work” in Workers’ Comp Is Changing


The Great Resignation. Labor shortages. Remote work. How are today’s workplace trends affecting workers’ compensation?

You can now watch this expert panel discussion hosted by Insurance Journal, now on-demand!

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Andrea Wells
Editor in Chief
Insurance Journal
Andrew Dalton
Work Comp Practice Lead
The Hartford
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Dan O’Brien
Fisher Phillips
Patricia Corrigan Johnston
Managing Director
Risk Strategies


Here’s what we’ll cover:

  • Talent challenges inside and outside of the workers’ comp industry
  • How labor shortages and changing workplaces are affecting the market
  • Old risks and new risks that are leading to claims
  • Our outlook for the future workers’ comp industry

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Panelist Bios:

Andrew Dalton is the practice lead for workers’ compensation at The Hartford, a role that he has held since 2019. He has previously held roles in actuarial, data science, and product management, and is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society.

Dan O’Brien is a partner in the Cleveland office of Fisher Phillips law firm. His practice focuses on risk and claims management. His five major areas of concentration are in workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, alternative risk transfer methods, establishment of Best Practices Claims Management Programs and the impact of workers’ and unemployment costs in a merger or acquisition. He has over 38 years of experience representing employers before the Industrial Commission of Ohio, Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services.

Patricia Corrigan Johnston is the founder and president of Corrigan Johnston Risk Advisors Inc., a Risk Strategies Company, which specializes in providing insurance and risk management services to three classes of business: Final Mile Delivery, Moving and Storage and Auto Dealerships. The agency was originally launched as a workers’ compensation focused agency, but as her clients requested additional coverages, Johnston expanded the offerings of the agency. In September 2021, Corrigan Johnston Risk Advisors joined Risk Strategies where Johnston now serves as a managing director.