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House Lawmakers Working to Pass Formulary Bill 12/07/2017
By: J. Todd Foster (Reporter)
State: PA | Segment: Top | 210 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania are working to pass legislation supported by 27 business and insurance groups that would mandate adoption of a workers' compensation drug formulary.  ...Read More
 
 

House Passes Another Bill to Ban Benefits for Undocumented Workers 12/07/2017
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 141 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The state House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill that would prevent undocumented workers from receiving workers’ compensation benefits. ...Read More
 
 

High Court Provides Analytical Guidance for Constitutionality of Claims-Revival Statute 11/29/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 174 | 0 | Popular with Legal
New York’s highest court has provided guidance to a federal appellate court that is deciding the constitutionality of a claims-revival statute for workers who participated in the cleanup of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, but it declined the invitation to suggest a proper disposition...Read More
 
 

HEMIC's Investment Income Makes Up for Underwriting Loss 11/14/2017
State: HI | Segment: WEST | 152 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Hawaii Employers’ Mutual Insurance Co., or HEMIC, reported a net income of $10.2 million in 2016, of which $3 million was returned to policyholders in the form of dividends. ...Read More
 
 

High Court Sets Standards for Evaluating Appropriateness of Voc Rehab Plans 11/07/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NE | Segment: NORTH | 199 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Nebraska Supreme Court has clarified the proper standards for determining when a vocational rehabilitation plan is appropriate for an injured worker. ...Read More
 
 

Hurricanes Blow Away Alleghany Corp.'s Q3 Profit; $314M Loss Reported 11/06/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 169 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Alleghany Corp. has reported a net loss of $314 million in the third quarter, compared with net income of $156 million in the third quarter of 2016. ...Read More
 
 

High Lead Levels Result in $40,000 Fine for Manufacturer 10/31/2017
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 206 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York manufacturer has reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration after the agency found high levels of lead throughout the company's facility. ...Read More
 
 

Hobby Lobby Joins Dispute at Supreme Court Over Constitutionality of TTD Cap 10/31/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: OK | Segment: SOUTH | 245 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Hobby Lobby Stores last week threw its support behind an Oklahoma employer defending the constitutionality of the state’s statutory cap on the amounts payable as temporary total disability benefits before the Oklahoma Supreme Court. ...Read More
 
 

Hotel Worker Can Sue Employer Under FEHA for Rape by Trespasser 10/27/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 1811 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A California appellate court ruled that a hotel worker could proceed with a claim against her employer under the Fair Employment and Housing Act for failing to protect her from sexual assault by a trespasser who was known to be on the property and harassing other members of the staff. ...Read More
 
 

Highly Touted Medical Portal Shelved 10/27/2017
By: J. Todd Foster (Reporter)
State: NY | Segment: Top | 596 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board has shelved its medical portal initiative — which had been scheduled to launch before the end of this year — for an undisclosed period of time, an official said Thursday. ...Read More
 
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