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Workers' Compensation News


Court Upholds Denial of Benefits to Agricultural Worker for Claimed Back Injury 10/09/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: AR | Segment: SOUTH | 253 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Arkansas Court of Appeal upheld a denial of benefits to an agricultural worker with a history of back pain for an alleged back injury with to clear causal connection to his work. ...Read More

Chubb Announces New Assignments for New York Staff 10/09/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 185 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Chubb has announced several new management appointments for the company's North America major accounts division and field organizations, effective immediately. ...Read More

Chiropractors Bent Out of Shape Over Proposed Designated Doctor Rules 10/06/2017
By: J. Todd Foster (Reporter)
State: TX | Segment: Top | 439 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Chiropractors across Texas are up in arms and accusing the Division of Workers' Compensation of trying to drive them out of the system because of proposed amendments to designated doctor rules. ...Read More

Court Upholds Modification of Liquor Store Clerk's Benefits Based on Evidence of Earning Capacity 10/06/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 298 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Commonwealth Court upheld the modification of a liquor store clerk’s benefits based on evidence of her post-injury earning capacity, saying her employer did not need to establish that it had no available positions within her physical capabilities. ...Read More

Chartwell Law Opens Office in White Plains 10/06/2017
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 292 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Chartwell Law Offices has opened an office in Westchester County that will be led by attorneys Carmen Nicolaou and Gregg Scharaga. ...Read More

Charter Moves Captive Insurance Company Into Connecticut 10/06/2017
State: CT | Segment: NORTH | 255 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Stamford-based Charter Communications, the second-largest cable company in the nation, is basing all its captive insurance operations in Connecticut, Gov. Dannel Malloy’s office announced on Wednesday. ...Read More

Court Rejects Staffing Company's Indemnification Claim Against Injured Worker's Employer 10/06/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 324 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Texas appellate court ruled that a staffing agency was not entitled to indemnification from a client company for the settlement it paid after one of its workers caused injury to the client’s employee. ...Read More

Court Revives Family's Negligent Hiring Claim Against Owner of Property Where Worker Died 10/06/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 551 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Texas appellate court ruled that the family of an oil rig worker did not have a viable premises liability claim against a property owner where the worker was killed, but it said the family’s claim against the property owner for negligently hiring the drilling company could proceed. ...Read More

CHSWC to Meet Oct. 19 10/05/2017
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 308 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation will hear an update on medical issues at the Division of Workers’ Compensation, and findings from a study of qualified medical evaluator trends, during an Oct. 19 meeting in Oakland. ...Read More

Court Upholds Denial of Benefits to Worker Rendered Quadriplegic in Construction Accident 10/05/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: VA | Segment: SOUTH | 256 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Virginia Court of Appeals upheld the denial of benefits to a worker who was rendered quadriplegic while working to restore a historical building on private property. ...Read More
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