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Governor OKs PTSD, Uninsured Employer Fund Bills 06/07/2017
State: CO | Segment: WEST | 618 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law bills that will create an uninsured employers fund, and allow workers to be compensated for post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental impairments. ...Read More

Governor Signs Off on Expanding Firefighter Presumption 05/24/2017
State: AZ | Segment: WEST | 515 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Gov. Doug Ducey has signed off on adding heart problems and 12 cancers to the list of ailments presumed to be work-linked in firefighters. ...Read More

Governor Signs Self-Insurance Bill 05/24/2017
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 469 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday signed into law a bill that would allow the Department of Consumer and Business Services to certify self-insurance programs created by intergovernmental agreements. ...Read More

Gov. Raimondo Nominates Conte, Minicucci as Workers' Compensation Court Judges 05/23/2017
State: RI | Segment: NORTH | 511 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has nominated claimants' attorneys Steven Minicucci and Alfredo Conte to fill two vacancies on the Workers' Compensation Court's 10-seat bench.  ...Read More

Gov.'s Plan to Sell State Assets Could Include SAIF 05/18/2017
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: OR | Segment: Top | 901 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Oregon's state-chartered workers' compensation carrier, SAIF Corp., may soon be up for sale as the governor tries to close a $22 billion pension deficit. ...Read More

Governor Approves PTD Increase 05/18/2017
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 706 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Wednesday signed into law five workers’ compensation bills, including measures that increase permanent disability benefits and simplify how death benefits are calculated. ...Read More

Governor Creates Opioid Task Force 05/16/2017
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 557 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has created a task force of medical experts and government officials charged with identifying and implementing efforts to reduce abuse and misuse of opioids in the state. ...Read More

Governor Reappoints Three Directors, Names Fourth 05/16/2017
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 505 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Gov. John Kasich has appointed a new member and reappointed three others to the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Board of Directors. ...Read More

Governor Vetoes Bills That Would Have Terminated Benefits for False Statements, Fraud 05/15/2017
State: MT | Segment: WEST | 593 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock vetoed a bill that would have allowed employers to deny benefits to workers who fail to disclose a pre-existing condition before being hired, as well as a measure that would allow carriers to terminate benefits on accepted cases if they find evidence of fraud. ...Read More

Governor Signs Bill to Increase Burial Benefit 05/15/2017
State: SC | Segment: SOUTH | 551 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Gov. Henry McMaster has signed a bill to increase the amount of burial expenses payable under workers' compensation, to $12,000 from $2,500. The ...Read More
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