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Meet TRISTAR Indemnity Adjuster Mike Hawkins

We invite our members to meet Mike Hawkins who will be working on behalf of the CSD Pool.

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Meet TRISTAR Property Claims Adjuster Nella Rosales

We invite our members to meet Nella Rosales who will be working on behalf of the CSD Pool.

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Meet TRISTAR WC Claims Supervisor Nancy Gay

We invite our members to meet Nancy Gay from TRISTAR Risk Management who will be working on behalf of the CSD Pool.

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Meet TRISTAR’s VP and Regional Manager Jason Schultz

The Pool has added numerous new faces over the years, and we would like members to be able to put a face with the names of the people who work on behalf of the Pool behind the scenes. We are starting this effort with Jason M. Schultz a key professionals at TRISTAR Risk Management, the Pool’s Claims Administrator.

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Workers’ Compensation Being Stretched Thin by Obesity Epidemic

Over the past 20 years, there has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States. The economic consequences are severe. The estimated annual medical cost of obesity in the U.S. was $147 billion in 2008 (the most recent year that data is available from the CDC). On an individual level, medical costs for obese people were $1,429 higher on average than those of normal weight.

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Safeguarding Against Spring Thaw Flooding and Storm Damage

Spring is now officially here, and as the warmer weather settles in to stay, the winter season’s snow can melt rapidly, pushing rivers and streams to the brink and dramatically increasing the risk of flooding.

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Welcome TRISTAR! Your New Claims Administrator

On January 1, 2015, the CSD Pool completed transitioning its claims administration to TRISTAR Risk Management (TRISTAR). This change will enable the Pool to provide greater service and data analysis to its members.

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Colorado’s Most Costly Hailstorms

In the wake of more than 100 tornadoes ripping through the Plains states this past weekend, the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association (RMIIA), a non-profit consumer information organization that represents property & casualty insurers in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming, reported tornado sirens were heard for the first time last week — sounding the annual alarm that severe weather season has arrived in Colorado.

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Red Flags to Watch for in Workers’ Compensation Claims

There are many warning signs that Workers’ Compensation claims could potentially be fraudulent. We’ve compiled a list of things to look out for to help distinguish between legitimate claims and potentially fraudulent cases.

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