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A Texas appellate court ruled that a worker who was fired more than two years after he injured his leg failed to prove he was fired in retaliation for pursuing workers’ compensation benefits.
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The Arkansas Court of Appeals last week ruled that a telephone company had no obligation to provide indemnification to a third party who drove into a low-hanging wire and injured its employee.
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AUSTIN, Texas — Employers and carriers not only can hold down costs by referring suspected claimant fraud for investigation, but they need to use the “forgotten defense” of challenging the mechanism of the injury, a Houston defense attorney says.
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The Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services will hold two public hearings on May 12 about replacing rules on surgery, anesthesia, chiropractic services, radiology and dental services, the agency announced.
The first hearing, which begins at 10 a.m., will discuss the ad...Read More
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An Ohio woman has pleaded guilty to diverting $328,000 in workers' compensation refunds intended for her employer to bank accounts she controlled, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Ohio ...Read More
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The governor and lawmakers directed the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board to establish a drug formulary by Jan. 1, but that will be extremely difficult to accomplish in eight months unless an existing model is used, some experts say.
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Florida’s 1st District Court of Appeal ruled that an employer’s failure to identify its defense to a worker’s request for a change in authorized treating doctor as part of its pretrial stipulations resulted in forfeiture of the defense.