As an employer in Wisconsin, did you ever think that your employees can file a worker's compensation claim for mental stress? That can give you stress just thinking about it. In fact, we will be addressing the exact state statute under Wisconsin worker's compensation that covers this issue.
We will also cover:
- The three types of stress that employees can file as worker's compensation
- The exact requirements for one of these stressors to be considered work-related
- Exposures you will face if your insurance carrier accepts the claim
- Pre-existing mental conditions such as PTSD
- Types of treatment this injury requires
- Types of behavior that trigger a mental stress claim
- How to bring an employee back to work after their are released from their physician
Peg Kramer, CPCU, AIC
Peg found her way to Hausmann-Johnson Insurance in 2014 over a serendipitous lunch with a former coworker. She uses her 20+ years of experience in the claims field to be a champion for clients when they are faced with difficult situations. Peg’s word is solid - she is tenacious and will go to great lengths to problem solve to provide the right answers.
Peg believes that Wisconsin has the fairest and most equitable workers compensation program in the nation for both the employee and the employer. She prides herself in educating clients on what their options are under the program and how to prevent accidents, work with injured workers, and save money doing it.
Peg grew up in her parent’s grocery store and was the first “Cart Greeter” ahead of the big box stores starting at age 4. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Platteville with Bachelor’s degrees in Criminal Justice and Psychology. On the weekends she loves to relax at her lake home in Oxford, Wisconsin or you can find her at garage sales, thrift shops and consignment stores learning the stories behind all of the interesting pieces for sale. She also actively volunteers at her church on the Parish Life Committee.