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OAKLAND, California — The number of qualified medical evaluators in California’s workers’ comp system continues to decline, even as requests for QME panels have soared 87% over the last 10 years, according to a report unveiled Thursday.
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The civil claims filed by Hollywood actress Paz de la Huerta in connection with her alleged injuries from an on-set accident while filming the horror movie “Nurse 3D” will not be coming back from the dead.
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The California Supreme Court will not be reviewing a self-represented worker’s challenge to an administrative determination that she had failed to timely file a petition to reopen her comp claim.
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Workers’ compensation regulators in Oregon have had enough of carriers and self-insured employers blowing off their reporting responsibilities, and are going to start posting information about violations and civil penalties online.
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An Indiana man injured while working on a farm cannot collect workers’ compensation benefits because, as in 11 other states, the Hoosier State excludes agricultural employees from its workers’ compensation scheme.
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A New York appellate court upheld a finding that a commercial general liability insurance carrier had an obligation to provide a defense to a roofing contractor who was sued by a subcontractor’s injured employee.