State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 584 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The owners of a medical clinic in Houston face 27 charges including kickbacks and money laundering in a grand jury indictment accusing them of defrauding the federal employees’ workers’ compensation program out of $7.2 million.
State: NE | Segment: NORTH | 435 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A commercial bakery in Bellevue, Nebraska, is facing proposed penalties of $122,625 from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration for allegedly exposing workers to unguarded machinery and electrical hazards.
State: SC | Segment: SOUTH | 363 | 0 | Popular with Legal
If the volume of workers’ compensation claims filed through the first four months of the year holds steady, South Carolina could see a light increase in frequency, according to data included with agenda materials for the Workers’ Compensation Commission’s next meeting on Monday....Read More
State: MT | Segment: WEST | 218 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Montana Worker’s Compensation court upheld the assessment of a $28,259.82 penalty against a construction company for failing to provide insurance coverage to its employees for a period of 17 months.
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 198 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A Louisiana appellate court revived a brain-injured logger’s claim for workers’ compensation benefits against his alleged statutory employer, finding that a triable issue of fact made summary judgment inappropriate.
State: IL | Segment: NORTH | 185 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Illinois Appellate Court ruled that a contractor and its insurance carrier were liable for $1,587.46 in costs after they secured an order imposing a stay in a declaratory relief action and were unsuccessful in defending it on appeal.
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 225 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Texas appellate court upheld a finding that a worker’s first certification of maximum medical improvement and impairment rating were not final in light of evidence indicating she had received improper or inadequate treatment.
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 445 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The 4th District Court of Appeal has ruled that two commercial general liability insurance carriers have no obligation to defend a group of pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors from lawsuits in California and Illinois over their alleged deceptive marketing practices for opioid medication...Read More