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Workers' Compensation News

 

Appeals Court Says Pet Service App Not Employer, Doesn't Need Comp 06/08/2023
State: WA | Segment: Top | 0 | Popular with Legal
An online platform that connects pet owners to people providing services such as dog walking or grooming and pockets a percentage of any payments as compensation for the matchmaking is not an employer required to pay for workers’ compensation insurance, an appellate court in Washington...Read More
 
 

Supreme Court Says Time for Worker to File Claim Was Tolled While He Had No Guardian 06/08/2023
State: MT | Segment: WEST | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Montana Supreme Court ruled that the statute of limitations for a worker’s claim was tolled during the time he had no appointed guardian, and that substantial evidence supported an assessment of attorney fees and penalties against the carrier that contested the claim. ...Read More
 
 

DWC Announces 10-Hour OSHA Courses 06/08/2023
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 0 | Popular with Employer
The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation announced two 10-hour OSHA safety courses that are available to Texas employers. The courses are off...Read More
 
 

Worker's Failure to Mention Prior Neck Injury Doesn't Result in Forfeiture of Benefits 06/08/2023
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York appellate court ruled that a worker who failed to mention to his doctors a prior compensable neck injury after a second industrial accident did not commit fraud. ...Read More
 
 
TDI Corrects Commissioner's Order 06/08/2023
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Texas Department of Insurance has corrected language related to the effective date of the recently adopted Commissioner’s Order No. 2023-7932 for NCCI Item E-1410. TDI reported that the order should have included the language “and any in-force policy in effect on and after...Read More
 
 

No Additional Benefits for Injured Court Reporter Whose Disability Didn't Cause Unemployment 06/08/2023
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A New York appellate court upheld a denial of additional benefits to an injured court reporter whose disability had not caused her to leave her job. ...Read More
 
 

Self-Represented Worker Waives Arguments He Failed to Raise in Administrative Process 06/08/2023
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Texas appellate court ruled that a self-represented litigant’s failure to present arguments during the administrative process for his workers’ compensation claim waived his ability to assert them on appeal. ...Read More
 
 

Court Upholds Summary Judgment Dismissing Self-Represented Worker's Appeal 06/07/2023
State: TX | Segment: Top | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Texas appellate court upheld summary judgment for an insurance carrier based on a self-represented worker’s failure to present evidence raising a fact issue on the challenged elements of a ruling against him. ...Read More
 
 

Governor Vetoes Combined Education and Comp Bill 06/07/2023
State: VT | Segment: NORTH | 0 | Popular with Insurance
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott on Tuesday vetoed a bill that included provisions addressing workers’ compensation surcharges and benefits, citing concerns over an unrelated provision that would have created a new payroll tax to fund state child care programs. ...Read More
 
 

No Relief for Employer That Failed to Respond to Worker's Claims of Discrimination, Retaliation 06/07/2023
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York appellate court ruled that an employer was not entitled to relief from its failure to respond to a worker’s claims of discrimination and retaliation. ...Read More
 
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