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A divided Louisiana appellate court ruled that a deckhand injured while working aboard a riverboat casino was not a seaman covered by the Jones Act because the boat was not a vessel covered by the maritime law.
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The Orange County District Attorney’s Office dismissed charges against a collections manager for Landmark Medical Management who had immunity after being compelled to testify in front of a grand jury.
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The Iowa Division of Workers’ Compensation has changed course and scrapped plans to adopt the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions’ Claims Release 3.0 and instead will implement Claims Release 3.1.
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The Division of Workers’ Compensation suspended 12 more medical providers and practitioners, bringing to 85 the total number of people suspended since Assembly Bill 1244 took effect at the start of the year.
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The federal judge presiding over a legal challenge to California's lien-stay law has decided he's not going to wait for the plaintiffs and the Division of Workers' Compensation to come to an agreement.
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A growing trend in the diagnosis of injured workers is to order tests — but tests have their drawbacks and shouldn’t be the sole basis of a diagnosis, a Pennsylvania physician said on Monday.
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AUSTIN, Texas — Seven out of 10 physicians who were audited as part of a Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation review of high-volume compound drug prescribers have signed consent orders agreeing to pay fines ranging from $5,000 to $25,000, Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Ry...Read More
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Nevada’s Division of Industrial Relations scheduled a second hearing on proposed rules to adjust the annuity table used to calculate the present-day value of lump-sum permanent disability payments.