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Grocery Store Worker Gets Benefits for Injuries From Off-the-Clock Fall 10/11/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 147 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 12 min read
The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled that a grocery store employee was entitled to benefits for injuries from a fall that occurred after she finished her shift and was walking across the store to pick up a meal before heading home. ...Read More
 
 

Genex Services to Acquire Priority Care Solutions 10/02/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 214 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 461 min read
Genex Services, a provider of medical cost containment services, is acquiring Priority Care Solutions, a specialty managed care and network provider for the workers’ compensation industry. ...Read More
 
 

Governor Signs Drayage Customer Joint Liability Bill 09/26/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 234 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 24 min read
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill holding customers liable for violations when they hire habitual labor law abusers or companies with unpaid citations. ...Read More
 
 

Governor Approves Debit Card, Safety Work Bills 09/25/2018
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1460 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 70 min read
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law bills allowing carriers to use debit cards to pay workers’ compensation benefits, and giving cities and counties the option of providing benefits for police officers injured while outside the state. ...Read More
 
 

Gov. Signs Bill to Reschedule Hydrocodone 09/24/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 708 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 24 min read
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill rescheduling hydrocodone combination products as Schedule II drugs. The U.S. Drug Enforceme...Read More
 
 

Governor Signs OSIP Data Reporting, CalOSHA Record-Keeping Bill 09/21/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 394 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 22 min read
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill allowing the publication of some information related to the cost of public self-insured programs and clarifying the time frame during which employers can be penalized for failing to abide workplace safety record-keeping requirements ...Read More
 
 

Gov. Signs Child Support Payment Interception Bill 09/18/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 912 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 246 min read
Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill intended to increase collections for past-due child support payments by intercepting insurance benefits. ...Read More
 
 

Governor's Flight on Sedgwick Jet Draws Election-Year Scrutiny 09/14/2018
State: IA | Segment: NORTH | 292 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 10 min read
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds reportedly received ethics approval to fly with her family last year to an Iowa State University bowl game free of charge on a jet owned by Sedgwick, which administers workers’ comp claims for state employees. ...Read More
 
 

Goldberg Segalla Appoints 2 in Garden City 09/05/2018
State: NJ | Segment: NORTH | 182 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
The Goldberg Segalla law firm announced Tuesday that it has added special counsel Matthew P. Palazzola and associate Derek M. Zisser to the firm’s general liability and workers’ compensation practice groups in Garden City, New Jersey. ...Read More
 
 

Governor Signs Medical Pot Expansion but Vetoes Bill to Help Doctors Get Paid 08/31/2018
By: William Rabb (Reporter)
State: IL | Segment: Top | 552 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 88 min read
Thanks to action taken this week by the governor, Illinois injured workers will soon qualify for medical marijuana in lieu of opioids. But the doctors who write the prescriptions may still not get paid for months, or even years. ...Read More
 
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