State: WA | Segment: Top | 1470 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 2 min read
Washington would join 23 other states that have implemented hard caps on the amount of time an injured worker can collect temporary disability benefits under a pair of bills filed in advance of the 2016 legislative session.
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The announcement this week that a major insurance company is investing in a developer of safety technology is the latest sign that devices such as wearable sensors, drones and virtual reality goggles may soon be playing a greater role in workplace safety.
State: NE | Segment: Top | 533 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 4 min read
Nebraska lawmakers likely will introduce a drug formulary bill within the next two weeks after supporters scrapped a proposal for a much broader medical treatment guideline plan that was introduced last year.
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The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled Wednesday that the passage of a malpractice reform bill did not eliminate the ability of an employer to assert a subrogation lien against a claimant's recovery in a malpractice suit for future medical and wage-loss benefits.
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The Massachusetts Insurance Division has scheduled a hearing for Jan. 29 to consider a proposed 6.4% average increase in workers' compensation rates, which would take effect July 1.
The Workers' Compensation Rating and Inspection Bureau recommended the rate hike in December. As an...Read More
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The Nebraska Court of Appeals upheld a determination that a worker was permanently and totally disabled by a back injury, but that her employer was not liable for the cost of a spinal cord stimulator she had implanted in an attempt to control her back pain.
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A New York appellate court revived a worker's Labor Law claim based on a hand injury, finding his employer's alleged violation of a regulation governing "safety devices" was a sufficient predicate for his cause of action.
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Missouri Employers Mutual, Missouri's largest provider of workers' compensation insurance, has signed an agreement to modernize its technology systems with a software suite from Patriot Technology Solutions.