The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division published a revised Bulletin No. 111 to implement legislative and regulatory changes to permanent total and death benefits that take effect at the start of the year.
The Washington state Department of Labor & Industries is proposing to adopt a standard addressing respirable crystalline silica exposure in the workplace to ensure its occupational safety requirements are at least as effective as those promulgated by the federal Occupational Safety and Health...Read More
Alaska lawmakers will consider a proposal to adopt evidence-based treatment guidelines, and cap temporary total disability duration and attorney fees when they return to the State Capitol Building in Juneau on Jan. 16.
The Court of Special Appeals on Wednesday rebuked a doctor who treated injured workers, for his practice of writing prescriptions for oxycodone for patients in bars, restaurants and parking lots in exchange for payment.
The assigned-risk workers’ compensation premium level will decrease by 7.1% in Minnesota, effective April 1, the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Insurers Association informed its members on Wednesday.
A senior attorney for the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board has been charged with stealing nearly $12,700 in pay for which she was not entitled while working for another state agency.
A Hudson County woman has been indicted on charges of stealing $272,223 by fraudulently collecting her father’s Social Security, permanent disability and pension benefits for more than 12 years after he died.
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The two-year certification cycle for qualified medical evaluators means the Division of Workers’ Compensation can’t reasonably be required to provide a hearing before denying reappointment, but it also means the division has to ensure providers get a court date shortly after it issues...Read More