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A divided Commonwealth Court last week ruled that an employer’s denial of a workers' compensation claim does not forfeit its ability to partake in any recovery that the claimant may obtain from a third party in connection with that accident.
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An Ohio appellate court ruled that an employer was entitled to judgment on the pleadings in an appeal challenging an Industrial Commission decision to expand the scope of a worker’s comp claim.
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Washington employers say a case pending before the state Supreme Court highlights the judicial expansion of causation standards for occupational disease claims and demonstrates why lawmakers appropriated $250,000 in the budget for a study of best practices to determine when diseases are caused by...Read More
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In a case of first impression, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on Monday ruled that an employer can be subjected to a penalty for failing to provide the prompt payment of benefits to an injured worker, even if the award was paid by the Uninsured Employers Guaranty Fund.
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The Georgia Court of Appeals ruled that an employer’s provision of a “prescription card” does not constitute a payment of “compensation” that would start the clock on the employer’s ability to controvert a worker’s claim.