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Workers' Compensation News


 

Alleged Trench Hazards Lead to $189K Fine for Excavating Company 07/20/2018
State: MO | Segment: SOUTH | 42 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 4 min read
An excavating company in Wentzville, Missouri, is facing proposed federal penalties of $189,221 after allegedly allowing two employees to work in an unprotected trench while installing sewers. ...Read More
 
 

Advisory Committee Meeting Aug. 8 07/20/2018
State: ID | Segment: WEST | 37 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 26 min read
The Idaho Advisory Committee on Workers’ Compensation is meeting Aug. 8. Committee members will hear reports on negotiated rule-makin...Read More
 
 

Advisory Council Meets July 26 on NCCI Medical Data Report 07/13/2018
State: SD | Segment: NORTH | 148 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 5 min read
The South Dakota Workers' Compensation Advisory Council will meet at 1:30 p.m. July 26 to discuss a number of issues, including the National Council on Compensation Insurance's medica...Read More
 
 
Auto Insurance Carrier Must Pick Up Tab after Comp Carrier Stopped Paying for Chiropractor 07/10/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: MN | Segment: NORTH | 114 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 42 min read
The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that a no-fault automobile insurance carrier has an obligation to pay for an insured’s chiropractic treatment after the workers’ compensation insurance carrier for the insured’s employer stopped paying because the treatments were excessive un...Read More
 
 
Andrew Indeck Named Chairman at Weber Gallagher 07/10/2018
State: NJ | Segment: NORTH | 63 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
The partnership at law firm Weber Gallagher has elected Andrew Indeck as firm chairman. Indeck, who became chairman on Monday, is the first chair based outside of Philadelphia in the firm’s 27-year history, NJ Biz ...Read More
 
 

ALJ's Don't Need to Rank Causes of Firefighter's Cancer in Determining Compensability 07/06/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: CO | Segment: WEST | 93 | 0 | Popular with Other_other | 433 min read
The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that an administrative law judge does not have to rank risk factors in the course of determining whether an employer rebutted the statutory presumption that a firefighter’s cancer was caused by his employment. ...Read More
 
 

Adjuster Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Employer 07/05/2018
State: IA | Segment: NORTH | 194 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 16 min read
A claims adjuster for State Farm Insurance has admitted that she defrauded her employer out of approximately $4,000 by submitting false information in support of insurance claims. ...Read More
 
 

Attorneys Request Rehearing on Constitutionality of Statutory Mandate to Use AMA Guides 07/03/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: OK | Segment: SOUTH | 118 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 3 min read
A group of Oklahoma claimants’ attorneys are asking the state Supreme Court to reconsider its decision upholding the constitutionality of a statutory requirement for the use of the sixth edition of the American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment to det...Read More
 
 
Assessment Rate Drops for Fourth Straight Year 06/29/2018
State: MA | Segment: NORTH | 169 | 0 | Popular with Employer | 1 min read
Beginning Sunday, the assessment rate for employers in Massachusetts will drop for the fourth straight year, the state Department of Industrial Accidents ...Read More
 
 

Attorneys Should Send Representation Notices Electronically, Commission Says 06/28/2018
State: SC | Segment: SOUTH | 105 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 108 min read
The South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission is encouraging attorneys to file their notices of representation electronically to save time and money. ...Read More
 
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