State: NE | Segment: NORTH | 167 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Nebraska Court of Appeals upheld an award to an injured delivery driver despite his failure to timely disclose the results of his latest functional capacity evaluation to his employer, and his prior invalid FCE assessment.
State: CA | Segment: Top | 865 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The California Applicants’ Attorneys Association is warning that the language of proposed formulary rules could lead to the abrupt termination of drug therapies when they take effect at the start of next year.
State: NA | Segment: Top | 308 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Even as the workers’ comp industry is gaining better control over the costs of compounded medications and opioids, a new concern is emerging: High-priced specialty drugs that account for a small but growing percentage of prescriptions and a greater share of costs.
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 277 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York appellate court upheld the dismissal of a worker’s Labor Law claim for an alleged injury from injury catching buckets of epoxy dropped by coworkers over the course of several weeks.
State: AZ | Segment: WEST | 172 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Arizona Court of Appeals upheld the closure of a worker’s claim for a back injury, finding the record supported an administrative law judge’s finding that the worker lacked credibility and had no further need for treatment.
State: NJ | Segment: NORTH | 236 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The owner of an Ocean City electronics recycling company was sentenced Monday to three years in prison, and his company was fined $100,000, for defrauding an insurer out of nearly $600,000 in workers’ compensation coverage by lying about the kind of work his employees performed.
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 179 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled that a corrections officer could not appeal from the partial dismissal of her civil action seeking damages for a neck injury that she allegedly sustained during impromptu safety training.