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Employers who signed up for the EquityComp program and ended up litigating a dispute are in some cases benefitting more from mandatory arbitration clauses than Applied Underwriters, the program’s administrator.
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Concussion patients whose symptoms linger for more than a couple of weeks after their injury should be treated aggressively rather than through the traditional “watchful waiting” approach, a concussion specialist said.
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Despite a successful third-party lawsuit, a workers’ compensation carrier must still pay to treat an injured forklift operator because the suit’s damages did not include an award for future medical benefits.
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The North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that ambulatory surgery centers are not separate and legally distinct from hospitals, overturning a Wake County Superior Court decision that invalidated a new Medicare-based fee schedule for ASCs.
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A workers’ compensation bill introduced last year in the New Jersey State Senate was unanimously approved by the chamber’s Budget and Appropriations Committee on Monday.
The bill would esta...Read More
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The owner of a Brooklyn construction company has pleaded guilty to grand larceny for stealing $700,000 from workers by failing to pay the prevailing wage on public works projects, the borough’s acting district attorney ...Read More
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The Utah Court of Appeals ruled that a worker was not entitled to an enhanced award of disability compensation because his injury did not result from a willful safety violation by his employer.
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A bill that would require workers’ compensation insurance to cover treatment to prevent illness following a worker’s on-the-job exposure to blood-borne disease is moving forward in the New Hampshire legislature.