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The nation's fourth most expensive state for workers' compensation insurance could be looking at an approximately 14% rate decrease come January if its insurance commissioner approves a National Council on Compensation Insurance proposal announced last week.
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The Maryland Court of Special Appeals ruled that a police officer was entitled to benefits for his injuries in a motorcycle accident while traveling home from a training event on what had been scheduled to be his day off.
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Employees at workers’ comp non-subscriber companies — and potentially those covered by future opt-out plans — will have additional benefit protections under an Obama-era regulation scheduled to take effect on Jan. 1.
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Observers say the California Division of Workers’ Compensation made important — if not major — changes to its proposed formulary regulations for what is expected to be the last public comment period before agency formally adopts the rules.
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The rate of occupational illness in Connecticut dropped about 9% from 2013-15 but remained 5.6% above the national rate, according to a new report by University of Connecticut researchers.
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Some employers are eliminating post-accident drug testing for workers, while others are re-examining policies that require workplace injuries to be reported “immediately” — steps that could discourage injury reporting and violate a recent federal rule.