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Employer Can't Access Police File Investigating Alleged Assault of Employee 11/14/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 248 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Ohio Court of Claims ruled that an employer was not entitled to access a police department’s records pertaining to an investigation of a worker's alleged on-the-job assault. ...Read More
 
 

Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty to Fabricating Shooting to Hide Suicide Attempt 11/10/2017
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 386 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A former Ohio police officer has switched his plea to guilty on charges that he tried to pass off his suicide attempt as an on-the-job shooting.  ...Read More
 
 

Electrocution of Crane Operator Brings $8K in Fines Against Contractor 11/07/2017
State: VT | Segment: NORTH | 611 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
Vermont safety regulators imposed $8,000 in fines against a Maine-based construction firm after a crane operator was electrocuted when he came into contact with overhead power lines, according to a ...Read More
 
 

Employer Assessment Rate Drops to 12.1% 11/02/2017
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 248 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board has dropped its annual assessment rate for all employers by a tenth of a percentage point. ...Read More
 
 

Ex-Nuclear Plant Workers Say They're Having Trouble Getting Workers' Comp 10/31/2017
State: MO | Segment: SOUTH | 338 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
More than 700 workers say they’re having a hard time getting workers’ compensation for diseases they contracted after working at a plant that made parts for nuclear bombs, Kansas City television station KSHB-TV 41 ...Read More
 
 

En Banc Decision Confirms Right to Hearing on Timeliness of Declarations 10/27/2017
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1504 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board en banc decision handed down Thursday confirmed the right of lien claimants to have a hearing on the timeliness of declarations that were due by...Read More
 
 

Employers' Q3 Profit Dips Due to Technology Costs 10/27/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 279 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Employers Holdings Inc. has reported third quarter net income of $21.9 million, a 3% decrease from $22.6 million in the third quarter of 2016. For t...Read More
 
 

Express Scripts' CFO Resigns After PBM Loses Biggest Client 10/26/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 698 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Express Scripts Holding Co.'s chief financial officer has resigned a week after the pharmacy benefit manager's top client decided to launch its own pharmacy business, ...Read More
 
 

Ex-Zurich Work Comp Claim Specialist Gets 2 Years' Probation for Wire Fraud 10/26/2017
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 570 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A workers' compensation claim specialist with Zurich Insurance will spend two years on probation after admitting to steering funds to her own bank account, PennLive reported. ...Read More
 
 

Elevated Blood Pressure Didn't Foreclose Officer From Invoking Heart-Lung Statute 10/25/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 294 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Florida’s 1st District Court of Appeal ruled that a single elevated blood pressure reading noted in a police officer’s pre-employment physical examination did not constitute evidence of a hypertensive condition. ...Read More
 
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