State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 195 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Florida’s 1st District Court of Appeal ruled that a corporate officer who exempted himself from coverage under the Workers’ Compensation Law does not have the ability to bring a civil action against individuals and entities who would have been entitled to tort immunity if he had not e...Read More
State: IA | Segment: NORTH | 166 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Iowa Court of Appeals upheld a pharmacy technician’s 70% industrial disability rating, finding her rating was properly based on her condition as opposed to the fact that her employer was accommodating her limitations.
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 203 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A 37-year-old contractor has been charged with a felony for failing to provide workers' compensation coverage for himself and seven employees during a siding and roofing repair project in 2015.
The Citizen newspaper of Auburn, New York, ...Read More
State: MT | Segment: WEST | 158 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A joint committee comprising members from the state House of Representatives and Senate passed a bill that would impose a 3% management fee on Montana State Fund’s investment portfolio, and a new proposal emerged to remove the carrier’s premium tax exemption as lawmakers look for...Read More
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 164 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Louisiana appellate court ruled that an employer and its insurance carrier were not entitled to dismissal of a worker’s comp claim based on an exception of no right of action that was predicated on an affirmative defense.
State: IA | Segment: NORTH | 198 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Iowa Court of Appeals ruled that an employer was entitled to a correction of its settlement agreement with an injured worker to properly reflect the amount of credit it could claim based on an original settlement offer.
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 180 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Texas appellate court ruled that a defendant in a tort action failed to preserve his claim of error in a trial judge’s rulings limiting his freedom to ask the plaintiffs about their ability to recover workers’ compensation benefits.