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 Publications by Edward J. Priz, CPCU, APA




Workers Compensation: A Field Guide for Employers, published by BookSurge Publishing in 2010.


Chapter 22 of the Illinois Workers Compensation Manual, published by the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce in 2008. 


The Ultimate Guide to Workers' Compensation Insurance, published in 2005 by Entrepreneur Press. 

CompControl, published in 1995 by Oasis Press, with a revised edition published in 2001.




“Report on a Study of Small Employers and the South Carolina Second Injury Fund’s Impact on Workers’ Compensation Insurance Premiums commissioned by the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce. 




Online article: “Experience Modifiers: A Flawed Benchmark For Safety”, published August 20, 2015, and available online at: http://www.experts.com/Articles/Experience-Modifiers-Flawed-Benchmark-Safety-By-Edward-Priz


Online article: “An Unregulated Workers Compensation Insurance Market Poses Problems”, published July 10, 2015, and available online at: http://www.experts.com/Articles/Unregulated-Workers-Compensation-Insurance-Market-Poses-Problems-By-Edward-Priz


Online article: “Competitive Pricing for Workers Comp Needs Effective Regulatory Oversight”, published July 9, 2015, and available online at: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/competitive-pricing-workers-comp-needs-effective-regulatory-priz?trk=prof-post


Online article: “Illinois Workers Comp “Reform”—Some Context”, published June 3, 2015, and available online at: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/illinois-workers-comp-reform-some-context-edward-priz?trk=prof-post


Online post with link to blog post: “A Small Insurer With Big Problems”, published May 22, 2015, an available online at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/small-insurer-big-problems-edward-priz


Online post with link to news article: “Here We Go Again”, published May 6, 2015, an available online at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/here-we-go-again-edward-priz


Online post with link to longer blog post: “Tennessee Small Employers Likely To Get Workers Comp Sticker Shock”, published April 20, 2015, and available online at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/tennessee-small-employers-likely-get-workers-comp-sticker-edward-priz?trk=mp-reader-card




Online post: “The Golden Rule In Operation”, published March 27, 2015, and available online at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/golden-rule-operation-edward-priz?trk=mp-reader-card


Online article: “A Foreseeable Result”, published March 24, 2015, and available online at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/golden-rule-operation-edward-priz?trk=mp-reader-card


Online article: “Texas & Experience Modifiers”, published December 1, 2014, and available online at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20141201220735-1273717-texas-experience-modifiers?trk=mp-reader-card


Online article: “Unintended Consequences & Experience Mods”, published November 6, 2014, and available online at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20141106200950-1273717-unintended-consequences-experience-mods?trk=mp-reader-card


Online article: “Workers Comp Premium Avoidance: The Trap Employers Need to Avoid”, published March 28, 2014 and available online at:



Online article: “Workers Compensation Insurance Traps For Small Employers”, published March 27, 2013, and available online at: http://voices.yahoo.com/workers-compensation-insurance-traps-small-employers-12065633.html


Online article: “Upcoming Change in Experience Modification Factors”, available online at: http://www.hgexperts.com/article.asp?id=26370




Online article: “Large Deductible Workers Compensation Policies Not A Panacea For Employers:, available online at: http://www.hgexperts.com/article.asp?id=29700


Online article: “Changes in Experience Modifiers Will Impact Employers’ Workers Comp Costs”, published July 17, 2012, and available online at:



Online article: “What You Should-And Shouldn’t-Expect From Your Insurance Agent”, published May 4, 2011, and available online at: http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/7996311/what_you_shouldand_shouldntexpect_from.html?cat=3


Online article headlined: "The NCCI Classification System”, published February 14, 2011, and available online at: http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/7728968/the_ncci_classification_system.html?cat=3


Online article headlined: “Becoming An Expert Witness”, published February 14, 2011, and available online at: http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/7725556/becoming_an_expert_witness.html?cat=3


Online article headlined: “Workers Comp Audits-How To Prepare, How To Survive”, published February 11, 2011, and available online at: http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/7723722/workers_comp_auditshow_to_prepare_how.html?cat=3





Online article headlined: “Experience Modifiers A Vital Concern For Construction Companies”, published December 7, 2010, and available online at: http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/6076628/experience_modifiers_a_vital_concern.html?cat=3


Online article headlined: “Pros and Cons of Using a PEO”, published December 16, 2010, and available online at: http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/6077976/pros_and_cons_of_using_a_peo.html?cat=3


An online article at Entrepreneur.com headlined “Save Thousands on Workers Comp” published April 10, 2007, and available online at: http://www.entrepreneur.com/management/insurance/typesofinsurance/article176842.html


A Commentary in The Business Ledger, entitled “Turn Off Lights at Division of Insurance?” in the September 4, 2006 issue.


An online article at Entrepreneur.com, entitled “Workers’ Compensation 101”, published September 2, 2005, and available online at: http://www.entrepreneur.com/management/insurance/typesofinsurance/article79594.html

Mr. Priz is also the author of copyrighted material regarding Workers Compensation insurance on the internet at www.cutcomp.com and the blog titled Work Comp Watch at http://compcontrol.blogspot.com/.

Presentations and Seminars
Mr. Priz has presented lectures and seminars before a number of insurance and business groups, including:

The Southeast Metro Law Club
The Central Illinois Chapter of the American Payroll Association
The Illinois Chamber of Commerce
The Workers Compensation Claims Association
The International Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Association

The Greater Peoria Contractors & Suppliers Association
The Central Illinois Employers Association
The Illinois Manufacturers Association
The Missouri Contractors Association
The Midwest Society of Professional Consultants
Caterpillar, Inc.
The Illinois 1752 Club
The Chicago Roofing Contractors Association
The International Recreational Water Professionals
National Association of Women in Construction
Construction Risk Management Conference sponsored by the International Risk Management Institute


Mr. Priz has conducted webinars on the subject of Workers’ Compensation insurance premiums for:
     Risk & Insurance magazine
     M. Lee Smith Publishers LLC
     Eli Research