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The Coalition Against Insurance Fraud is asking Florida lawmakers to close a loophole that allows insurers to deny benefits to severely injured undocumented workers because of a legal technicality.
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A federal appeals court affirmed a lower court's decision to toss a lawsuit that four Illinois workers' compensation arbitrators filed against the state after they lost their jobs in 2011.
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Purdue Pharma allegedly told doctors that patients who appeared to be addicted to opioids were only “pseudo-addicted” and actually needed more opioids, according to a lawsuit filed against the drugmaker on Tuesday.
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A California appellate court panel ruled that an employee may pursue a tort claim against her supervisor for intentional infliction of emotional distress, creating a conflict with another panel's reading of a 2008 state Supreme Court opinion.
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The New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office has filed a consumer protection action against drug company Purdue Pharma for alleged unfair or deceptive marketing and business practices related to its opioid Oxycontin.
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A bill that would create a presumption that post-traumatic stress syndrome suffered by public safety workers is a compensable workplace injury could create “extensive” potential liability to the state and local governments, according to an analysis by the state finance office.