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A New York appellate court ruled that the owners of a residential property were not entitled to summary judgment on a worker’s negligence and Labor Law claims against them for an alleged fall on their driveway.
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Several workers' compensation measures have moved closer to passage as the Texas legislature works toward the end of its biennial legislative session at the end of this month.
HBs 2060 and 2119 are in the Senate, and HBs 1689 and 2082 may soon be on their way, having passed on the sec...Read More
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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Michael Madigan have vowed to work together to end the nation’s longest budget impasse by offsetting tax increases with spending reductions, including workers’ compensation reforms.
Madigan has appointed four of his House members to...Read More
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Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is still insisting on shaving workers' comp costs, but as Illinois nears the end of its second fiscal year without a budget House Democrats have passed their own versions of reform, which observers expect will never make into law.
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A bill to bring Florida workers' compensation law into compliance with two state Supreme Court decisions was transmitted to the Senate Thursday after passing the House 82-37 the day before.
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday that the agency will soon dispense the first round of grants authorized by the 21st Century Cures Act to fight opioid addiction.
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A bill that would remove a requirement that ombudsmen in the Texas Office of Injured Employee Counsel have at least one year of workers’ compensation experience is now in the state Senate after passing the House of Representatives last week.