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An Ohio appellate court this week ruled that the state Bureau of Workers’ Compensation can intervene in a worker’s intentional tort claim against his employer to assert its subrogation rights.
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Management representatives on Wisconsin's Worker's Compensation Advisory Council are proposing the adoption of a Medicare-based fee schedule for Wisconsin, one of seven states that do not regulate professional medical fees.
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A New York appellate court ruled that an employer could not apportion liability for a worker’s pleural plaque in the absence of objective medical evidence that he had contracted his condition while working for prior employers.
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The former roadmaster for Ligonier Township in Pennsylvania has sued the municipality on the grounds that it intentionally shot down his efforts to receive workers' compensation benefits, TribLive.com reported.
Timothy Komar worked for Ligonier Township's road crew for 2...Read More
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The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled that a self-insured employer’s agreement to expand the scope of an injured worker’s comp claim triggered the obligation of the employer’s excess liability carrier to provide coverage, as a matter of law.
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The Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals last week ruled that an employer’s failure to provide prompt medical treatment for a worker’s neck injury did not forfeit its statutory right to select the worker’s treating doctor.
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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.