State: MD | Segment: SOUTH | 94 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A company that indemnified an employer for the costs of a worker’s claim could assert the employer’s subrogation right against a recovery the worker later obtained from a third-party tortfeasor, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals ruled.
State: MO | Segment: Top | 207 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Express Scripts can proceed with a $2.3 million lawsuit accusing the owners of a now-shuttered compounding pharmacy of buying a fleet of luxury cars instead of reimbursing the pharmacy benefit manager for payments made on suspected fraudulent prescriptions, a ...Read More
State: PA | Segment: Top | 432 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Insurance Department’s approval of a 6.06% rate increase stemming from the state Supreme Court’s Protz decision will raise system costs by at least $163 million, the state rating bureau says.
The rate hike nearly negates a 6.2% loss cost decrease that the Insurance Departm...Read More
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 392 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Commonwealth Court overturned a decision of the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board, finding that an employer was not liable for the cost of the massage services that an injured worker had received for a back injury.
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 424 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A former Red Bluff city councilman has pleaded guilty to workers’ compensation fraud and three other felonies stemming from his operation of an America’s Best Value Inn in the Northern California city, the Redding Record Searchlight ...Read More
State: HI | Segment: WEST | 325 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Saying it's time to rebalance a workers' compensation system they believe has become heavily tilted in favor of insurers, the editorial board of a Hawaii nonprofit news site advocated for change in an editorial this week.
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 160 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Louisiana appellate court ruled that an employer could not take a direct appeal from an interlocutory ruling from the workers’ compensation court as to the timeliness of a worker’s claim filing.