State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 374 | 0 | Popular with Legal
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.
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The Hawaii House of Representatives passed a bill that would appropriate an additional $2.4 million for the Department of Human Resources Development to cover workers’ compensation costs for the current fiscal year.
State: MO | Segment: SOUTH | 309 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Missouri House Special Committee on Employment Security has voted to pass a bill setting the order in which fallen first responders' family members can collect $25,000 in workers' compensation death benefits.
State: HI | Segment: WEST | 293 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Hawaii House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow injured workers to bring a chaperone to medical appointments and record conversations with providers conducting exams ordered by the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.
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A preliminary hearing was postponed this week for a West Virginia sheriff's deputy accused of cashing paychecks mistakenly received alongside workers' compensation checks, The Herald-Mail newspaper of Hagerstown, Maryland, reported.
Terrance S. Shetley, 50, was receiving workers...Read More
State: MT | Segment: WEST | 313 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Montana House of Representatives over the weekend passed a bill that would allow carriers to terminate benefits on claims they accepted either as a result of fraudulent statements or factual mistakes.