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Industrial Commission Starts Sending Notices by Email 01/11/2018
State: NC | Segment: SOUTH | 86 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The North Carolina Industrial Commission has been sending attorneys of record notice of opinions and award by email since the start of they year. The commission said it will use only certified mail to provide notice when it does not know an attorney’s email address, or when notifyin...Read More
 
 
Goals for 2018 on Industrial Commission's Agenda 01/11/2018
State: AZ | Segment: WEST | 87 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Industrial Commission of Arizona will discuss goals for 2018 during a meeting today in Phoenix. An agenda for the meeting notes that the conversation may include deliberations on objectives specific to divisions, departments and sections of the commission, as well as discussion about ...Read More
 
 

Court Upholds WCJ's Decision Granting Employer's Termination Petition 01/11/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 103 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Commonwealth Court ruled that a workers’ compensation judge issued an adequately reasoned decision to support an order terminating benefits for a worker who had made a full recovery. ...Read More
 
 

Court Overturns Finding of Compensability for Firefighter Paramedic's PTSD 01/11/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: VA | Segment: SOUTH | 90 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Virginia Court of Appeals ruled that further factual findings were necessary to determine if a firefighter paramedic was entitled to benefits for his post-traumatic stress disorder. ...Read More
 
 

Exclusivity Shielded Employer From Civil Liability 01/11/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 82 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled that workers’ compensation exclusivity shielded an employer for civil liability for an employee’s car accident, even though the employee was unable to secure an award of benefits for her injuries under the workers’ compensation law of another ...Read More
 
 

Employer Can Benefit From Discounted Rate Negotiated by Worker's Private Insurance Carrier 01/11/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: IL | Segment: NORTH | 106 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Illinois Appellate Court ruled that an employer’s liability for an injured worker’s medical benefits is limited to the amount actually paid to the treatment providers, even if they were paid at a discounted rate negotiated by the worker’s personal health insurance carri...Read More
 
 

United Healthcare Piloting Continuous Glucose Monitor for Diabetes Patients 01/11/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 98 | 0 | Popular with Legal
United Healthcare, a provider of Medicare benefit plans, is running a pilot program of a wearable device that continuously monitors blood glucose levels in patients with Type 2 diabetes. ...Read More
 
 

Fencing Manufacturer Fined $199,996 for Continued Violations 01/11/2018
State: NJ | Segment: NORTH | 91 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited chain-link fence manufacturer Aruvil International Inc. $199,996 for continued safety violations at its Pennsauken, New Jersey, facility. ...Read More
 
 

Bill Would Allow Waiver of Penalties for Uninsured Employers 01/11/2018
State: UT | Segment: WEST | 91 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Legislation proposed in the Utah Senate would allow the Division of Industrial Accidents to waive or reduce penalties against uninsured employers in some circumstances. ...Read More
 
 

Proposed Rule Would Drop Pension Discount Rate to 6.1% 01/11/2018
State: WA | Segment: WEST | 88 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Washington state Department of Labor and Industries will hold a public hearing Jan. 23 on a proposal to drop the rate used to discount reserves for permanent disability pensions, to 6.1%. ...Read More
 
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