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The California Workers’ Compensation Institute has released a new data tool that allows its members to analyze various aspects of claims experience from eight regions in California using data from 2007 to 2016.
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Two Pennsylvania claimants’ attorneys, including the one who represented Mary Ann Protz in a case that led to the elimination of impairment rating evaluations, said Wednesday that a proposed bill aimed at reinstating IREs is unconstitutional because it contains a retroactive provision.
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An Ohio appellate court ruled that a worker’s average weekly wage at the time of his industrial injury was properly calculated based on his earnings in the year prior to his injury, divided by the number of weeks he was employed.
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A New York appellate court revived an appeal by the Uninsured Employers’ Fund challenging a judge’s finding as to the liability of an uninsured employer, saying the fund had filed a timely protest.
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The Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled that a former health care worker was entitled to an award of temporary total disability benefits for a back injury, and that her permanent partial disability benefits were appropriately enhanced due to her inability to return to her old job.