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Commission Was Improper Venue for Debate on Settlement Going Toward Child Support 12/06/2017
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: MD | Segment: Top | 212 | 0 | Popular with Legal
When a court orders a workers’ compensation settlement payout to be put toward a child support debt, the claimant can no longer fight the order before the Workers’ Compensation Commission, the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland decided Monday. ...Read More

CareWorks Hires Mike Lundberg as Managing VP 12/06/2017
State: TN | Segment: SOUTH | 135 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Franklin, Tennessee-based workers’ compensation cost containment company CareWorks, which provides managed care services on claims, has hired Mike Lundberg as its managing vice president. ...Read More

Crackdown on Construction Wage Theft Nets Convictions, Indictments 12/06/2017
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 235 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The district attorneys for New York’s five boroughs have partnered with the city’s comptroller, plus state and regional officials, to crack down on wage theft in the construction industry, the New York County District Attorney’s Office ...Read More

Comp Judge Nominated for Superior Court 12/06/2017
State: NJ | Segment: NORTH | 140 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The presiding judge of the Camden Workers’ Compensation Court has been nominated for another judicial position. Gov. Chris Chri...Read More

Court Upholds Employer's Conviction for Grand Theft, Failure to Provide Comp Coverage 12/05/2017
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 492 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A California appellate court last week upheld an employer’s conviction for grand theft and failing to secure workers’ compensation insurance coverage for his consignment vehicle dealership. ...Read More

Court Upholds Denial of Municipal Employee's Application for Disability Retirement 12/05/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 215 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York appellate court upheld the denial of a municipal worker’s application for disability retirement benefits, explaining that the conclusion of the Medical Board of the New York City Employees' Retirement System was supported by at least some credible evidence. ...Read More

Concordia Care to Acquire Atlantic Imaging Group 12/05/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 125 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Concordia Care Inc., a specialty risk-transfer company, is acquiring Atlantic Imaging Group, a diagnostic testing network serving the workers’ compensation and no-fault auto accident sectors. ...Read More

Court Reinstates Part of Comp Board's Suit Against Trustees for Defunct Group Trust 12/04/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 226 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York appellate court revived a portion of the state Workers’ Compensation Board’s lawsuit against the former actuary and trustees for the Team Transportation Workers' Comp Trust and ruled that the board may proceed with other causes of action that had survived the defen...Read More

Court Upholds Denial of Benefits to Wal-Mart Worker 12/04/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: AR | Segment: SOUTH | 140 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Arkansas Court of Appeals upheld the denial of benefits to a former Wal-Mart employee due to her failure to provide objective medical findings to support her claim of injury. ...Read More

City Drops Denial of Cancer Claim by Firefighter Who Lobbied for Presumption Law 12/04/2017
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 198 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The city of Columbus has withdrawn its denial of a workers’ compensation claim by a firefighter with terminal skin cancer, who was instrumental in persuading lawmakers to pass a law creating a presumption of causation, the ...Read More
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