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A Texas appellate court ruled that a staffing agency was not entitled to indemnification from a client company for the settlement it paid after one of its workers caused injury to the client’s employee.
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A Texas appellate court ruled that the family of an oil rig worker did not have a viable premises liability claim against a property owner where the worker was killed, but it said the family’s claim against the property owner for negligently hiring the drilling company could proceed.
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The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation will hear an update on medical issues at the Division of Workers’ Compensation, and findings from a study of qualified medical evaluator trends, during an Oct. 19 meeting in Oakland.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.