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A New York appellate court ruled that an employer forfeited its challenge to the compensability of an employee’s foot injury by appealing from the wrong decision of the Workers’ Compensation Board.
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A Fresno widow cannot sue an employer over the helicopter crash that killed her husband in 2015, as her only legal remedy is seeking death benefits through the workers' compensation system, a Fresno County Superior Court judge has ruled.
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An obscure item in President Trump’s budget would potentially have a big impact for workers’ comp payers: A proposed elimination of the so-called reverse offset in benefits for those who are receiving both work comp and Social Security Disability.
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A former Orlando, Florida, police officer who developed post-traumatic stress disorder after recovering bodies from the Pulse nightclub shooting spree in June 2016 is contemplating a negligence suit because the city won’t agree to workers’ compensation benefits, his attorney said...Read More
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The Supreme Court of Tennessee’s Special Workers' Compensation Appeals Panel ruled that the doctrine of equitable estoppel barred an employer from challenging a worker’s claim as time-barred.
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The 1st District Court of Appeal overturned a judge’s finding that an employer wasn’t liable for a worker’s hospital stay prior to the date that the employer denied the worker’s comp claim.
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Florida insurers and employers denied, in whole or in part, 11% of all workers’ compensation claims in 2015, but ended up paying benefits in about half of the claims they initially rejected.
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Maryland’s highest court ruled that an employer was entitled to offset its liability for a worker’s temporary total disability benefits by the amount he was receiving in disability retirement benefits.