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A former U.S. State Department employee who sued for lack of due process after years of wrangling with federal workers’ compensation would have been better off staying within the system, because the federal courts don't have jurisdiction over issues that arise during the claim...Read More
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The Commonwealth Court ruled that an injured worker’s weekly benefits were subject to modification to reflect his earning potential from two jobs identified by his employer’s vocational expert.
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A New York appellate court affirmed the Supreme Court of New York County's decision to classify falling cinder blocks as falling objects for the purposes of Labor Law § 240(1), rejecting an employer's argument that the term should apply only to objects that workers can be protec...Read More
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The Division of Workers’ Compensation will hold a free training seminar, “Workers’ Compensation 101,” for health care providers and staff on Jan. 31 in Austin.
The seminar will cover how to identify a workers’ compensation patient and verify coverage; utiliza...Read More
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A New York appellate court ruled that the state Workers’ Compensation Board did not abuse its discretion in declining a worker’s request for permanent partial disability benefits, since the board had already found that the disability had come to an end.
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The Business and Professions Committee of the California state Senate is holding an informational hearing in February to discuss ways to improve the prescription drug monitoring program to better track opioid prescriptions.
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The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has extended through Dec. 18 an agreement with a company that helps county workers injured in the Dec. 2, 2015, terrorist attack navigate the workers’ compensation system.
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The Montana Workers’ Compensation Court ruled that a worker was entitled to ongoing medical benefits more than five years after his injury because he established that he was permanently and totally disabled.
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The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled that a construction company was liable for back taxes to the City of Philadelphia for payroll over a nine-year period, since substantial evidence did not support its claim that it had no employees in the city during that time.