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Bill Would Permit Direct Deposit of Benefits 01/09/2018
State: NH | Segment: NORTH | 104 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The state Senate has passed a bill that would authorize the payment of workers’ compensation benefits by direct deposit. ...Read More
 
 

Bill Proposes Criteria for Rating Impairments Caused by Breast Cancer 01/08/2018
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 679 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Whether a woman is of childbearing age would not be an appropriate factor for doctors to consider when determining impairment ratings in breast cancer cases, under a bill that could be heard by the California Assembly Insurance Committee on Tuesday. ...Read More
 
 

Bill Would Require Employers to Comply With Laws Relating to Undocumented Workers 01/08/2018
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 143 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A new bill was introduced Thursday to require Florida employers to comply with specified provisions relating to the unlawful employment of undocumented workers, unfair immigration-related employment practices, and financial and criminal penalties for violations. ...Read More
 
 

Bill Introduced to Clarify Coverage for Peace Officers Injured Outside of State 01/05/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 652 | 1 | Popular with Legal
California police officers injured while apprehending a suspect or protecting lives outside of the state would be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits, according to a bill Assemblyman Tom Daly introduced on the first day of the legislative session. ...Read More
 
 

Bill Would Bump Compensation Judges' Pay by Nearly 22% 01/04/2018
By: J. Todd Foster (Reporter)
State: FL | Segment: Top | 408 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A bill introduced Tuesday in the Florida Senate would increase the initial terms of judges of compensation claims from four to six years and bump their pay by nearly 22%. ...Read More
 
 

Board Took Action Against 49 Physicians in 2017 01/03/2018
By: J. Todd Foster (Reporter)
State: NY | Segment: Top | 238 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board revoked, temporarily suspended or accepted the voluntary resignations of 49 physicians in 2017 — a 36.1% increase over the prior year....Read More
 
 

BWC Proposes Amendments to Fee Schedules 01/02/2018
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 141 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will hold a public hearing at 1 p.m. on March 23 on amendments to its fe...Read More
 
 

Board Selects Formulary and Adopts New Impairment Guidelines 12/29/2017
By: J. Todd Foster (Reporter)
State: NY | Segment: Top | 922 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Workers’ Compensation Board selected the Reed Group as its prescription drug formulary vendor and adopted revised permanency impairment guidelines, according to notices published in the latest New York State ...Read More
 
 

BWC to Focus on Wellness and Workplace Safety 12/29/2017
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 833 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will focus on wellness and workplace safety in 2018, the agency’s administrator says in an editorial. ...Read More
 
 

Broker Had No Liability for Failing to Secure Coverage for Construction Workers 12/28/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 188 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York appellate court ruled that an insurance broker had no liability for failing to provide a client with coverage for construction workers injured at the client’s property when the client had not requested it. ...Read More
 
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