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A Louisiana appellate court ruled that an insurance carrier failed to prove that a former electrical contractor was no longer totally disabled, as his performance of odd jobs without pay did not establish his ability to be gainfully employed.
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An unlicensed home improvement contractor accused of defrauding customers, insurance companies and the workers' compensation system pleaded guilty to 42 charges in Salem Superior Court on Monday, ...Read More
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The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health fined six employers a total of $241,950 for exposing workers to valley fever at a solar project construction site in Monterey County.
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Mental trauma suffered by a Virginia state trooper who came across a mutilated body that had been dragged by a car for nearly a mile is not compensable because the incident was not unusual for a law enforcement officer, a state appellate court ruled.
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The Arkansas Court of Appeals upheld an award of benefits to a worker for the second of his two alleged on-the-job injuries but denied his claim for additional temporary total disability compensation.
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A Louisiana appellate court ruled that the workers' compensation court needs to review the record of a worker’s challenge to enforcement of claim settlement to determine if he had filed by fax a motion to appeal in a timely manner.