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JLT Specialty Teams Up With Altumai to Improve Ag Worker Safety 06/14/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 389 | 0 | Popular with Legal
JLT Specialty USA has announced a partnership with Altumai to develop strategies to reduce worker injuries in the agriculture industry. The idea is t...Read More
 
 

JCC's Refusal to Authorize Attorney Fee Violated Worker's Due Process Rights 06/07/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 538 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The 1st District Court of Appeal ruled that a judge of compensation claims violated an injured worker’s due process rights by refusing to approve of the agreement reached with the employer for the payment of attorney fees. ...Read More
 
 

Janitorial Firm Owner Charged With $32M Premium Fraud 06/02/2017
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 1413 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The owner of a San Francisco Bay area janitorial firm is accused of underreporting payroll in order to reduce her company’s workers’ compensation premiums by $32 million, the California Department of Insurance announced late Thursday. ...Read More
 
 

Judge Allows Air Ambulance Provider to Challenge Fee Schedule 05/23/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: WV | Segment: SOUTH | 655 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A federal trial judge in West Virginia last week ruled that an air ambulance provider can move forward with its claims that federal law bars the state from dictating the amounts it charges for transporting injured workers. ...Read More
 
 

Judge Puts Off Indefinitely Ruling Declaring Comp Act Unconstitutional 05/18/2017
State: AL | Segment: SOUTH | 635 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The circuit court judge who ruled last week that Alabama’s workers’ compensation system was unconstitutional stayed his order indefinitely on Wednesday to give lawmakers time to cure deficiencies in two statutory provisions. ...Read More
 
 

June Will Feature Pair of Workers' Compensation Conferences 05/11/2017
State: TN | Segment: SOUTH | 393 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Registration has opened for two conferences: The 20th Workers’ Compensation Conference and the 3rd Annual Physicians/Attorney Education Conference. ...Read More
 
 
Judge Declares Comp Act Unconstitutional 05/09/2017
State: AL | Segment: Top | 1691 | 0 | Popular with Legal
An Alabama Circuit Court judge on Monday declared the state’s entire workers' comp system unconstitutional. ...Read More
 
 

Judge Declares CMS Reimbursement Demands 'Unlawful' 05/08/2017
By: Sherri Okamoto (Legal Reporter)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 2351 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A federal trial judge last week issued ruled that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services has engaged in unlawful billing practices by making over-inclusive demands for reimbursement from insurance carriers. ...Read More
 
 

Judge Clears Up Multiple Misinterpretations in Comedy-of-Errors Comp Case 05/08/2017
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 568 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Florida appellate court attempted to untangle a web of misunderstanding when deciding a workers' compensation case involving a misinformed worker, an uncooperative doctor and a judge who decided a case based on an argument that was never raised. ...Read More
 
 

John Harris Named Managing Director of Brady Risk Program Managers 04/28/2017
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 578 | 0 | Popular with Legal
John Harris has joined Brady Risk Management as managing director of the newly formed Brady Risk Program Managers.   ...Read More
 
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