State: AL | Segment: SOUTH | 208 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Alabama Supreme Court ruled that the failure to install a saw that allegedly had a better guard than the one that caused an injury was not tantamount to the removal of a safety guard on the first saw.
State: VA | Segment: SOUTH | 344 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Churchville attorney and an Augusta County Circuit Court judge are engaged in another legal dispute in a feud that began, in part, with a workers’ compensation case, a newspaper reported.
State: DC | Segment: SOUTH | 236 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The District of Columbia Court of Appeals ruled that additional administrative proceedings were required before it could rule on the merits of a former FedEx employee’s long-running claim for benefits for her psychological condition.
State: FL | Segment: Top | 738 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Guarantee Insurance Co. has been placed under administrative supervision by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation and must stop writing new business, after FLOIR became concerned about the workers’ comp insurer’s finances.
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 251 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Fewer injured workers in Kentucky who were taking pain medications received opioids — and received smaller amounts on average — after the implementation of Kentucky’s House Bill 1, according to a new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute.
State: MT | Segment: WEST | 2370 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Federal agents set up a sting that involved taking a malingering workers’ compensation claimant on a three-day kayaking trip as part of an effort to prove that she was lying about her inability to work following an injury.
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 234 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A federal trial court judge ruled that the father of a 5-year old boy who was killed in a boating accident could not assert a viable claim against the owner of the ship allegedly at fault for a breach of the duty of seaworthiness.
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 216 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a former coal miner missed the deadline to seek review of the denial of his claim for Black Lung Benefits by waiting for the Benefits Review Board decision on his request for reconsideration.