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The Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers' Compensation has suspended all independent rating evaluations in reaction to last week's Supreme Court decision striking down the impairment rating evaluation process as unconstitutional.
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The state Assembly on Tuesday passed the New York State Volunteer Firefighter Enhanced Cancer Disability Benefits Act and will pay eligible volunteer firefighters monthly or lump-sum payments, or death benefits.
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Gov. Dannel Malloy has signed into law an altered version of a bill that originally intended to eliminate workers' ability to choose whom to notify when filing a workers' compensation claim.
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The Georgia Supreme Court's reversal of the 3rd Division Court of Appeals' opinion in Burdette v. Chandler Telecom earlier this year "(opens) the door for a more viable willful misconduct defense in more circumstances," attorney Thomas Whitley of the Georgia defense firm Drew Ec...Read More
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A bill that would require the state Industrial Commission to notify all the lawyers who represented an injured worker when it approves attorney fees is scheduled for a vote on the Senate floor today.
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The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has issued two request for proposals from vendors to support health and safety initiatives expected to launch in early 2018, the bureau said in a press release Friday.
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Leaders of the Florida House and Senate have sent to Gov. Rick Scott a bill that adopts recommendations from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners on large-deductible workers’ compensation policies.