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Alexis Kearns Joins Reed Group as SVP of HR 08/23/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 370 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Reed Group, publisher of the MDGuidelines medical treatment guidelines, has hired Alexis Kearns as senior vice president of human resources. ...Read More
 
 

Andrew Kurata Named Acting Captive Administrator 08/23/2017
State: HI | Segment: WEST | 458 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Hawaii Insurance Commissioner Gordon Ito announced the appointment of Andrew Kurata as acting captive insurance administrator. Kurata has been with...Read More
 
 

Anti-Fraud Coalition Wants Care for Undocumented Workers Hurt on Job 08/23/2017
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 260 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
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. ...Read More
 
 

Attorneys: No Need For Unpublished, Uncitable Opinions in Internet Age 08/22/2017
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: IL | Segment: Top | 349 | 1 | Popular with Legal
In a recent blog post, Chicago defense attorney Eugene Keefe bemoaned a longtime thorn in his side: the Illinois Supreme Court's Rule 23.  ...Read More
 
 

Aloha Stadium Cited for Multiple Safety Violations 08/21/2017
State: HI | Segment: WEST | 272 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Division has issued 12 citations and $47,000 in penalties to Aloha Stadium in Aiea for exposing workers to safety and health hazards. ...Read More
 
 

Appeals Court Approves Dismissal of Terminated Arbitrators' Lawsuit 08/17/2017
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: IL | Segment: Top | 392 | 0 | Popular with Legal
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. ...Read More
 
 

Another State Sues Purdue Pharma Over Opioid Claims 08/16/2017
State: SC | Segment: SOUTH | 477 | 0 | Popular with Legal
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. ...Read More
 
 

ASIA Annual Conference, Golf Tournament Set for Sept. 21-22 08/11/2017
State: AZ | Segment: WEST | 439 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Arizona Self-Insurers Association will hold its annual conference and golf tournament this September at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino in Chandler.  ...Read More
 
 

Appellate Panel Challenges Peers' Ruling in Exclusive Remedy Decision 08/10/2017
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1549 | 0 | Popular with Legal
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. ...Read More
 
 

AG Sues Purdue Pharma Over Oxycontin Marketing Tactics 08/10/2017
State: NH | Segment: EAST | 526 | 0 | Popular with Legal
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. ...Read More
 
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