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Former Middle School Worker Charged With Work Comp Fraud 06/27/2017
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 566 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A 28-year-old man has been charged with workers' compensation fraud for allegedly working at a middle school, without disclosing the income, while receiving out-of-work benefits for an injury sustained at a treatment facility for at-risk youth, ...Read More
 
 

Firefighters, Cops Pushing for Expansion of Disability Retirement 06/27/2017
State: RI | Segment: NORTH | 448 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Firefighters and police officers in Rhode Island are hoping that lawmakers expand their disability retirement program to include illnesses before the legislative session adjourns this week, ...Read More
 
 

FDA Meeting to Focus on Abuse-Deterrent Opioids 06/23/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 427 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will host a public workshop on July 10-11 to discuss methods for evaluating the impacts of abuse-deterrent opioids. ...Read More
 
 

Former Cable TV Executive Named to Workers' Compensation Board 06/23/2017
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 520 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The state Senate on Wednesday confirmed Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s appointment of a former cable television executive to the state Workers’ Compensation Board. ...Read More
 
 

Fatal Trench Collapse Leads to $714K in Fines Against Plumbing Company 06/21/2017
State: MO | Segment: SOUTH | 288 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A plumbing contractor in Blue Springs, Missouri, is facing proposed fines of $714,142 after a worker died in a trench collapse at a residential construction site. ...Read More
 
 

Falling Rates Make Golden State Less of an Outlier 06/19/2017
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1222 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Falling rates charged to employers in recent years have reduced the disparity in the cost of workers’ compensation coverage in California compared to other states, but if charged rates fully reflected the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau’s advisory loss costs, the G...Read More
 
 

Fall On Scaffold, Not Off, Brings No Cause of Action Under Law 06/19/2017
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 440 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A worker who did not fall off a scaffold, but instead suffered a seizure and collapsed on the scaffold, does not have a cause of action under New York state’s scaffold law, the 1st Department of the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division ruled. ...Read More
 
 

Former Legislative Counsel Named Workers' Compensation Director 06/16/2017
State: GA | Segment: SOUTH | 659 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Gov. Nathan Deal has nominated the former House majority caucus counsel as a director to the three-member Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation. ...Read More
 
 

Fraud Assessment Commission to Discuss 2017 Grants 06/14/2017
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 554 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Fraud Assessment Commission is scheduled to vote on the California insurance commissioner’s recommendations for how to split up fraud-fighting grants among county prosecutors throughout the state during a June 21 meeting in Sacramento. ...Read More
 
 

Formulary Proposal Clears First Legislative Hurdle 06/14/2017
By: J. Todd Foster (Reporter)
State: PA | Segment: Top | 550 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A bill that would establish a drug formulary in Pennsylvania passed its first committee in the legislature on Tuesday in a party-line vote, with Democrats opposed. ...Read More
 
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