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The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission officially began full operations Wednesday in its new headquarters, the former Media General building at 333 E. Franklin St. in downtown Richmond.
The commission is leasing four of the building’s five floors — a total of...Read More
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The Kentucky Court of Appeals overturned an administrative determination that an injured worker’s entitlement to permanent partial disability benefits would terminate when he reaches Social Security retirement eligibility.
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A Louisiana appellate court ruled that a worker failed to establish his claims of retaliation, discrimination and assault against the Shell Exploration and Production Co. and his supervisors.
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The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited car dealership Carl Cannon Inc. after a flash fire killed three employees and injured two others at its facility in Jasper, Alabama.
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The Iowa Court of Appeals ruled that a worker was not entitled to benefits for his carpal tunnel syndrome, since he failed to provide his employer with timely notice of his condition, and that the workers’ compensation commissioner will have to evaluate the man's claim for a back i...Read More
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A judge and jury have ordered an Albany-based asbestos abatement and demolition company to pay $173,794 to a former employee who was fired in June 2010 after reporting improper asbestos removal practices at a school work site in Gloversville, New York.
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The workers’ comp industry is on track to end this year with an underwriting profit, according to analysts, but 2018 may be a different story, as ongoing rate decreases could move insurers toward the break-even point.