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A Cleveland garbage hauler and construction worker, who already is serving time in federal prison for money laundering and fraud, has added a felony workers’ compensation fraud conviction to his resume.
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The Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals ruled that a traveling worker who suffered injuries in a car accident while returning from lunch was within the course and scope of his employment at the time.
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Even though an injured worker can’t sue the attorneys who allegedly mismanaged his wrongful discharge lawsuit for violating a contract, he can still sue them in tort, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals decided la...Read More
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Growing up in a multi-generational family of farmworkers in California’s Central Valley, 17-year-old Faith Florez knows the toll it takes to bring strawberries, almonds and grapes to the table.
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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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Nine months after it was formed, the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Opioid Task Force has issued draft rules that would limit daily dosages for acute pain to a 50 morphine equivalent dose (MED) and would cap initial prescriptions for non-surgical patients at five days.
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The latest online training program launched by the California Division of Workers’ Compensation features an interpretation of billing rules that a Southern California judge could disallow as underground regulations next month.