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Rousmaniere: Stepping Up to Wellness? 05/16/2014
State: NA | Segment: | 290 | 0
Those who pay workers' compensation costs are giving more serious attention to the connection between personal health of the workforce and work injuries.   This connection can smack you in the face.  Many truc...Read More
 
 
RBRVS and Calif. Workers' Comp is Like Mixing Oil and Water 05/06/2014
By: Fred Kumetz and Sunjanel Avecilla
State: CA | Segment: | 529 | 0
On Jan. 1, 2014, as part of Senate Bill 863, the California Division of Workers' Compensation replaced the Official Medical Fee Schedule with a new schedule based on the Resource-Based Relative Value Scale and Medicare. This change was imposed at the 11th hour of a legislative session with littl...Read More
 
 
Rousmaniere: Who Protects Workers from Injury? 05/03/2014
State: NA | Segment: | 426 | 0
The individual worker observes, learns and adapts to hazards to stay safe. But the employer's role is usually overwhelmingly important in preventing injury.  Somebody may need to push management to correct a poor safety record, and that somebody often is an outsider.  Who might it be? ...Read More
 
 
Rousmaniere: The Burden of Disabilities Falls Unevenly 04/18/2014
State: NA | Segment: | 318 | 0
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National Council for Compensation Insurance have reported long-running improvements in work injury risk.  Over the past 20 years, the government-tallied rate of lost-time injuries and illnesses has declined by 60%. Is the American worker r...Read More
 
 
Rousmaniere: Has the Burden of Disabilities for Workers Changed? 04/07/2014
State: NA | Segment: | 246 | 0
The Bureau of Labor Statistic's reported rates of work fatalities and work injuries continue their long-term decline.  The National Council on Compensation Insurance has been reporting decline in lost time claim frequency for years. The trends as report by both sources over the past decade or t...Read More
 
 
Rousmaniere: How Many Don't File Workers' Comp Claims? 03/25/2014
State: NA | Segment: | 268 | 0
As the Affordable Care Act passes through more phases of implementation, it sets off waves of estimates of its impact on workers’ compensation. The most popular contest among estimators is guessing if universal health insurance will result in fewer workers' compensation claims. ...Read More
 
 
Recent Case Law for Texas 10/14/2013
By: WCC Staff
State: TX | Segment: | 244 | 0
NEW! BPU Management v. OWCP, 12-60289, (10/08/2013): A dockworker who suffered an injury while cleaning the underground tunnel through which conveyor belts moved bauxite ore that had been offloaded from ships in the adjoin...Read More
 
 
Respondent Brief in Opposition to the Caldera Cert Petition Filed 09/19/2013
By: Jennifer Jordan
State: NA | Segment: | 290 | 0
On Sept. 11, 2013, The Insurance Co. of the State of Pennsylvania (ICSP) responded to Guadalupe Caldera’s appeal to the Supreme Court. In the 42-page brief, respondent provides several “Reasons to Deny the Writ,” none of which are terribly substantive. Respondent begins...Read More
 
 
RICO Reaches Workers' Compensation 08/07/2013
By: W. Walker Moss
State: NA | Segment: | 390 | 0
Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig and former Expos owner Jeffrey Loria. The Hells Angels Motorcycle Club. The Gambino crime family. Lance Armstrong and the U.S. Postal Service's Pro Cycling Team. Employers, insurance carriers, third-party administrators and authorized treating physici...Read More
 
 
Reopening Rights Expanded by Supreme Court 06/28/2013
State: NV | Segment: | 294 | 0
The Nevada Supreme Court published a decision that is favorable for injured workers this month in Williams v. United Parcel Services, 129 Nev. Adv.Op. 41 (6/6/13).  Two years after his back injury...Read More
 
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