Is workers’ comp over?

Should it be?  Has it become such an unwieldy morass of conflicting regulations, an all-too-soft target for profiteers and plunderers that it is largely dysfunctional?

If so, we may well see other states follow Texas’ lead and allow employers to opt out of workers’ comp.

Friend and colleague Peter Rousmaniere has authored a comprehensive study of the subject, one regulators and legislators would be well-advised to put on their holiday reading list.