State: AZ | Segment: WEST | 163 | 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 | 222 | 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 | 170 | 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.
State: NC | Segment: SOUTH | 205 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The North Carolina Industrial Commission is asking lawmakers to clarify that they intended for the agency to base its medical fee schedules on Medicare reimbursements for all types of providers and services.
State: MI | Segment: NORTH | 188 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that an employer’s request for disciplinary action against a worker who has been filing repetitive claims for more than 24 years was not rendered moot by the dismissal of the latest meritless claim.
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 184 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Commonwealth Court ruled that an insurance carrier was not entitled to supersedeas fund reimbursement for benefits it paid to an injured worker that should have been paid by a different carrier.