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Workers' Compensation News

 
Regional Study: L.A. Basin Numbers Down, But Area Continues to Lead in Claim Frequency 11/25/2020
By: Mark Powell (Reporter)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 489 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 76 min read
The more things change in California’s workers’ compensation system, the more they stay the same. Th...Read More
 
 
BLS Numbers Show No Overall Improvement in Workplace Injuries 11/25/2020
By: William Rabb (Reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 207 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 12 min read
The rate of nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses that required days off work increased in several major job categories in 2019, causing renewed concern among some worker and safety advocates. ...Read More
 
 
Court Upholds Use of Standard Calculation of Benefits for Worker with Irregular Schedule 11/25/2020
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 167 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 6 min read
A New York appellate court upheld the calculation of a worker’s benefits using the standard formula for a worker who worked five-days a week during substantially the whole of the year immediately preceding his injury, even though the worker had worked approximately half the time on a four-d...Read More
 
 
Worker Who Received Statutory Maximum Weeks of PPD Can Still Seek Reclassification 11/25/2020
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 156 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 37 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that an injured worker who already received the statutory maximum number of weeks of benefits for a permanent partial disability could request a reclassification as being totally industrially disabled. ...Read More
 
 
BWC Audit Committee, Board Holding Special Meetings 11/25/2020
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 138 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 106 min read
The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation announced that the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors will convene a special meeting Wednesday, followed immediately by a special meeting of the full board. The Audit Committee will meet at 2:15 p.m. for a budget update, according to t...Read More
 
 
Court Upholds PPD Award to Long-Time Coal Miner for Lung Conditions 11/25/2020
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: IL | Segment: NORTH | 127 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 17 min read
The Illinois Appellate Court upheld an award of permanent partial disability benefits to a long-time coal miner for his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bronchitis. ...Read More
 
 

Optum Assessing Impact of First Take-Home COVID Test 11/25/2020
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 573 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 328 min read
Optum Workers’ Comp and Auto No-Fault said it is evaluating the impact of a prescription at-home COVID-19 test kit on its standard formularies and viral infection supplemental formulary. ...Read More
 
 
Attorney Suspended After Gun Incident 11/25/2020
State: SC | Segment: SOUTH | 218 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 38 min read
A South Carolina personal injury and workers' compensation attorney has been suspended from practice after he was arrested in a gun-related incident. Jason Taylor, of Charleston, was charged in October with pointing a gun at a police cadet in the driveway of Taylor's downtown Char...Read More
 
 
Couple in Premium Fraud Scheme Ordered to Pay Carrier $309,000 11/25/2020
State: MN | Segment: NORTH | 206 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 172 min read
A husband and wife convicted of theft for misclassifying workers at their Minnesota drywall company to reduce their workers’ compensation liability were ordered to pay $309,000 in restitution to Federated Insurance. ...Read More
 
 
Report: Doctor Acquitted on 7 of 8 Fraud Charges 11/25/2020
State: MS | Segment: SOUTH | 243 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 41 min read
A Mississippi doctor was acquitted on seven of eight charges in what federal prosecutors alleged was an $18 million fraud scheme involving expensive pain creams, according to a ...Read More
 
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