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Employer Entitled to Summary Judgment on Claim of Discrimination, Retaliation 07/03/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 161 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 2 min read
An Ohio appellate court ruled that an employer was entitled to summary judgment dismissing a worker’s claims for discrimination and retaliation, since it was undisputed that his employment ended because of his refusal to accept a light-duty position. ...Read More
 
 

EDI Claims Release 3.1 Guide and Tables Now Available 07/02/2018
State: IN | Segment: NORTH | 156 | 0 | Popular with Array | 11 min read
The Indiana Workers' Compensation Board's upgraded electronic data interchange website, regarding the more-robust claims release standard 3.1, is now available, although trading partner registration is not, the board announced. ...Read More
 
 

Electronic Hearing Notice Bill Heads to Governor 07/02/2018
State: DE | Segment: SOUTH | 125 | 0 | Popular with Employer | 142 min read
A bill that would allow the Industrial Accident Board to send hearing notices and decisions by email instead of certified mail has been passed by the state legislature. ...Read More
 
 

Excavating Company Deemed Severe Violator After Trench Fatality 06/26/2018
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 151 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 10 min read
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited an excavating company in Mason, Ohio, after an employee was killed in a trench collapse. ...Read More
 
 

EnableComp Appoints Chief Sales and Marketing Officer 06/26/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 342 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 7 min read
EnableComp, a billing and collection service, announced Monday the appointment of Brad Cross as chief sales and marketing officer. ...Read More
 
 

Evidence of Worker's Misstep Wasn't Enough to Defeat Summary Judgment on Labor Law Claim 06/25/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 153 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 6 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that a worker was entitled to summary judgment on his Labor Law claim for a fall from a makeshift ladder, even though a witness said the fall had been caused by a misstep. ...Read More
 
 

Engineer Struck by Airborne Street Sign Gets Summary Judgment on Labor Law Claim 06/22/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 202 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 2 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that an engineer who was struck by an airborne street sign was entitled to summary judgment on his Labor Law claim. ...Read More
 
 

Epic Appoints Brian Chu VP in Los Angeles 06/19/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 425 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 88 min read
Epic Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced Monday the appointment of Brian Chu to vice president of its Southern California operations. ...Read More
 
 

Employer Couldn't Re-Litigate Worker's Need for Treatment 06/19/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NH | Segment: NORTH | 161 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 118 min read
A three-judge panel of the New Hampshire Supreme Court unanimously ruled that an employer could not contest the causal relationship between a worker’s compensable injury and the conditions for which the Department of Labor had approved medical care. ...Read More
 
 

Eight Plead Guilty to WC Fraud 06/19/2018
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 338 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 10 min read
Eight Ohio residents, including a bus driver who was working two jobs while collecting benefits, pleaded guilty or no contest in recent weeks to defrauding the state-run workers' compensation system, authorities announced. ...Read More
 
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