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36% of High Court's 2017 Comp Decisions Concerned Causation, Pre-Existing Conditions 01/18/2018
State: TN | Segment: SOUTH | 93 | 0 | Popular with Legal
More than one-third of the workers' compensation cases that went to Tennessee's highest court in 2017 dealt with the topics of causation or the advancement of pre-existing conditions, according to a summary of last year's high-court opinions compiled by the Advisory Council on Workers...Read More
 
 

NCCI: Health Care Uncertainty Tops List of Concerns for Comp Execs 01/18/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 109 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Workers’ compensation carrier executives have identified the U.S. health care environment as their top concern for 2018, according to a survey by the National Council on Compensation Insurance....Read More
 
 

Worker Wasn't Entitled to Increase in Award for Psyche Disability 01/18/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NJ | Segment: NORTH | 87 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The New Jersey Superior Court’s Appellate Division ruled that an injured worker was not entitled to an increase in psychiatric disability from a forklift accident after he was diagnosed with depression. ...Read More
 
 

Four Named to KEMI Board of Directors 01/18/2018
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 60 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin on Wednesday announced four appointments to the Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance Authority board of directors. ...Read More
 
 

Filing Deadline Didn't Bar Suit by Worker Compensated for Injuries Out-of-State 01/18/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: AZ | Segment: WEST | 80 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that the state's time limit for a worker to file a third-party claim did not apply to a truck driver in-training who had received benefits under the laws of another state. ...Read More
 
 

Court Clarifies Employer's Obligations to Injured Worker Under Human Rights Act 01/18/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: MN | Segment: NORTH | 93 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that an employer was not required to engage in an interactive process to determine whether an injured worker could be accommodated, and that the employer had defeated the worker’s claims of discrimination and retaliation under the state Human Rights act ...Read More
 
 

Rules Revised on Forms and Fees 01/18/2018
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 104 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Workforce Commission has amended portions of the Louisiana Administrative Code related to workers’ compensation fees and forms. The Offi...Read More
 
 

Proposed Opioid Guidelines Published; Public Hearing Set 01/18/2018
State: NC | Segment: SOUTH | 114 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Industrial Commission on Tuesday published its proposed opioid-prescribing guidelines in the state Register and will hold a public hearing on March 2. ...Read More
 
 

Telemedicine Bill Advances Past Committee 01/18/2018
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 116 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A bill that would urge insurers, including those that write workers’ compensation, to cover services provided through telehealth passed the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee by an 11-0 vote Tuesday. ...Read More
 
 

Doc Agrees to Stop Dispensing Compounds Until Kickback, Manslaughter Charges Resolved 01/17/2018
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1672 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Southern California doctor agreed to stop prescribing or dispensing compound drugs until kickback and manslaughter charges are resolved in a case that defense lawyers say should be thrown out because the Orange County District Attorney’s Office reviewed documents protected by attorney-cli...Read More
 
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