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An Ohio appellate court upheld the imposition of an injunction against the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation that bars the agency from refusing to issue schedule loss benefits in a lump sum.
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The Montana Workers’ Compensation Court ruled that an insurer cannot designate a psychologist to be its independent medical examiner and the consulting psychologist for claimant’s treating physician.
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A New York appellate court overturned a grant of summary judgment in favor of a worker who had fallen from a scaffold, saying it was prematurely issued before all of the defendants had an opportunity to depose the worker.
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A freshman congressman from New York plans to introduce legislation to withhold federal dollars from construction projects that hold contractors and property owners liable for gravity-related injuries without regard to whether the worker was negligent.
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An employee who slipped and fell on wet pavement while walking to her car to take a lunch break is not eligible for workers' compensation benefits because she was not exposed to any greater risk than the general public would have been, the 2nd District Appellate Court of Illinois decided Tues...Read More
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The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania upheld the modification of an award of benefits to an injured worker based on his two periods of post-injury employment, as well as the resumption of total disability benefits after his last period of employment ended.
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The Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission will require that all claims information be submitted via electronic data interchange (EDI) on Jan. 1 — two and a half years after the Legislature mandated its implementation.