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Employer May Adjust Benefits To Worker Who Rejected Modified Work 08/14/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: PA | Segment: EAST | 121 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 10 min read
The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled that an employer was entitled to a modification of its payment of benefits to a worker who had rejected its offers of modified work, and that the worker was not entitled to expand the scope of his claim to include additional conditions. Case: P...Read More
 
 

Employer Rebutted Presumption of 100% Industrial Loss 08/09/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: MS | Segment: SOUTH | 104 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 3 min read
The Mississippi Court of Appeals ruled that an employer successfully rebutted the presumption that a worker who was unable to return to his old job had suffered a 100% industrial loss of use of his injured arm. ...Read More
 
 

Employer Must Pay Promissory Note for Unpaid EquityComp Premiums 08/08/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NE | Segment: Top | 180 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 83 min read
A federal trail court judge last week ruled that a New Jersey staffing company has to cough up $166,202.65 in past-due workers’ compensation premiums to Applied Underwriters Inc. ...Read More
 
 

Employer Didn't Discriminate Against Worker by Firing Her for Refusing to Complete Assignment 08/08/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 120 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 27 min read
The Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled that an employer did not discriminate or retaliate against an injured meter reader by firing her for refusing to complete her assigned route. ...Read More
 
 

Employer Can't Use Agreement With Worker to Avoid Process for Resolving Fee Disputes 08/08/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 110 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 18 min read
The Commonwealth Court ruled that an employer cannot avoid the procedures for challenging a provider’s invoice by entering an agreement that purports to relieve the employer of liability. ...Read More
 
 

Employer Can't Reduce Benefits for Construction Worker Who Forgot to Wear Safety Harness 08/06/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 171 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 35 min read
The Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled that an employer was not entitled to reduce a construction worker’s award of benefits for injuries from a fall simply because he forgot to put his harness on after a restroom break. ...Read More
 
 

Employer's Fault for Accident Can't Be Adjudicated After Carrier Asserts Lien 08/03/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: AZ | Segment: WEST | 204 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 12 min read
The Arizona Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a worker’s family was not entitled to a trial to determine the amount of blame that should have been laid on the shoulders of the worker’s employer for contributing to the circumstances that led to the man's death. ...Read More
 
 

Exclusive Remedy Did Not Shield Client of Temp Agency From Suit 08/01/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 221 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 24 min read
A Texas appellate court ruled that the exclusive remedy provision of the Workers’ Compensation Act did not shield a company that had hired a temporary employment service provider from potential liability to the provider’s injured employee. ...Read More
 
 

Eight Contractors Busted in Sting Operation for Not Having WC Insurance 07/30/2018
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 405 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 7 min read
Eight southwest Florida contractors were arrested this week as part of a sting operation targeting employers who don't carry workers' compensation insurance. ...Read More
 
 

Employer Can't Shift Liability for Worker's Deliberate Intention Claim Onto Comp Carrier 07/27/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 148 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 4 min read
An Ohio appellate court last week ruled that an employer is on the hook for a $400,000 award of damages to an employee on his intentional tort claim. ...Read More
 
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