State: GA | Segment: SOUTH | 148 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 65 min read
The Georgia Court of Appeals ruled that an injured worker’s former attorneys were entitled to payment on the full amount of their lien against the settlement she secured with the assistance of her new counsel.
State: NA | Segment: Top | 310 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 15 min read
A new contractor will take the helm of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Commercial Repayment Center this month, and those in the Medicare secondary payer field are cautiously optimistic about the transition.
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 93 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 6 min read
An Ohio appellate court issued a writ of mandamus granting a worker's sister a hearing on her entitlement to death benefits, even though the Industrial Commission had already agreed to hold the hearing and the sister had refused to accept the commission's stipulation.
State: UT | Segment: WEST | 88 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 81 min read
The Utah Senate Business and Labor Committee unanimously passed a bill that would extend a law requiring workers’ compensation carriers and self-insured employers to pay 85% of a hospital’s billed charges in the absence of a contract setting reimbursement rates.
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1847 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 48 min read
A federal judge ordered a capper and his administrator to forfeit more than $1.1 million in criminal proceeds from a Southern California referral scheme that generated at least $9.5 million in workers’ compensation claims.
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 138 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 4 min read
A Texas appellate court upheld a jury’s award finding a worker had 13 additional compensable conditions resulting from his fall from a ladder and that he was entitled to lifetime income benefits for his injuries.
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 1035 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 64 min read
The federal government has moved to prosecute a Tennessee couple accused of running a kickback scheme to unlawfully prescribe $65 million worth of compounded medications to active-duty sailors and Marines in the San Diego area.