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Calif. Moving on Treatment Guideline Committee 10/06/2006
State: CA | Segment: Top | 435 | 0
California medical providers who have a bone to pick with the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine treatment guidelines now have an opportunity to do something about it. The state Division of Workers' Compensation announced Thursday that it is seeking nominations f...Read More
 
 
Californians Gobble 22% of Nation's Benefits 10/06/2006
State: CA | Segment: Top | 360 | 0
Californians accounted for only 11.7% of employees covered by workers' compensation programs in 2004, but took away 22.3% of the benefits, according to a bulletin released by the California Workers' Compensation Institute on Thursday. The CWC extracted data from a July report by the Nati...Read More
 
 
CSIMS Backs Review of ACOEM's Retroactivity 10/05/2006
State: CA | Segment: Courts | 383 | 0
The California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery became the third organization to file an amicus letter with the Supreme Court over the broad application of new treatment guidelines to medical providers' old bills. The medical and surgical society urged the justices to review or...Read More
 
 
Coal Miner's Widow Challenges Statute's Language 10/05/2006
State: KY | Segment: Courts | 366 | 0
The Kentucky Court of Appeals rejected a widow's argument that her late husband's disability case should have been reopened because he demonstrated that his coal-related pneumoconiosis had progressed. Darrel Bolin was a career coal miner who died in April 2006. He had sought to reopen a ...Read More
 
 
Claimant Who Filed After Termination Won't Collect 10/05/2006
State: PA | Segment: Courts | 111 | 0
Disability benefits are not payable where a claimant is terminated for reasons of performance or ethics, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court of Appeals affirmed. Sandra Khalil petitioned for review of the decision of the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board. That decision affirmed the or...Read More
 
 
Contractor Who Used Laborers Owes Insurer 10/05/2006
State: TN | Segment: Courts | 132 | 0
The Tennessee Court of Appeals at Nashville ruled that a workers' compensation insurer has a right to assess a retrospective premium to a contractor who used laborers on roofing jobs. William Stanley King operates a roofing business under the name Kustom Roofing and Consultants. He does ...Read More
 
 
Chiropractor Pleads Guilty to Work Comp Fraud 10/05/2006
State: NY | Segment: Fraud | 149 | 0 | Popular with Array | 21 min read
The New York State Insurance Fund reported a Suffolk County chiropractor pleaded guilty to insurance fraud, admitting in court that he billed the fund for treatments he never performed. Dr. Thomas Miceli, 48, of Farmingville, N.Y., was arrested last November by the Suffolk County District...Read More
 
 
Construction Co. Owner Charged with Policy Fraud 10/05/2006
State: NY | Segment: Fraud | 111 | 0
A construction company owner was charged with workers' compensation fraud in a case involving a false application for insurance and more than $58,000 in unpaid premium to the New York State Insurance Fund, NYSIF said in a press release Wednesday. Michael Dibella, 42, of Commack, N.Y., wa...Read More
 
 
Comparison of Live, Submitted Testimony Contested 10/04/2006
State: PA | Segment: Courts | 57 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A workers' compensation judge was not required to have an employer present live testimony at trial to allow the judge to make credibility determinations, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled in a claim and unreasonable contest case. The employer in J. Evans Tucker Ltd. v. Workers...Read More
 
 
Commission Adds New Opinion to Web Site 10/04/2006
State: CT | Segment: Regulatory | 86 | 0
The Connecticut Workers' Compensation Commission posted an opinion by the Compensation Review Board on its Web site. The opinion, Marandino v. Prometheus Pharmacy (No. 4986 CRB-1-05-8), was issued Sept. 29. The board reported the claim involved the award of temporary to...Read More
 
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