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High Court to Consider Legality of Forbidding Injured Worker to Sue Employer's Client 10/03/2017
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: NJ | Segment: Top | 526 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The New Jersey Supreme Court heard oral arguments last week in a case to determine whether workers can sign away their right to sue an employer's client for negligence if they are injured. ...Read More
 
 

High Court Overturns 8th DCA, Trial Court on Employer-Consent Issue 10/02/2017
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: OH | Segment: Top | 432 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld a 2006 law that requires injured workers to get their employer's permission before rescheduling a court proceeding to reprove their entitlement to benefits. ...Read More
 
 

HEMIC Declares $3.5M Dividend 09/29/2017
State: HI | Segment: WEST | 443 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The board of directors of Hawaii Employers’ Mutual Insurance Co. Inc. has declared a $3.5 million dividend to qualifying policyholders. This i...Read More
 
 

High Court Declines Jurisdiction Over Constitutional Challenge to TTD Cap, Subrogation Dispute 09/22/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: OK | Segment: SOUTH | 486 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Oklahoma Supreme Court has declined an opportunity to review a dispute involving subrogation issues and a challenge to the constitutionality of the state’s cap on temporary total disability benefits. ...Read More
 
 

High Court to Review Scope of Employer's Subrogation Rights 09/19/2017
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: PA | Segment: Top | 386 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has accepted review of a case that could cost employers their ability to divert the money injured workers win in third-party negligence suits to pay for future medical care. ...Read More
 
 

Hearing Scheduled Related to Rehab of Public Service Insurance Co. 09/19/2017
State: IL | Segment: NORTH | 368 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A motion for approval of noticing and hearing procedures related to a rehabilitation plan for Public Service Insurance Co. and Public Service Mutual Holding Co. has been filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois. ...Read More
 
 

High Court Issues Two Employer-Friendly Work Comp Decisions 09/18/2017
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: OH | Segment: Top | 501 | 0 | Popular with Legal
When the Ohio Supreme Court handed down two business-friendly workers' compensation decisions on Friday — both overturning the Court of Appeals — claimants' attorneys were miffed but not surprised. ...Read More
 
 
Houston Medical Staff Can Learn Comp 101 09/15/2017
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 537 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Division of Workers’ Compensation and the University of Houston Small Business Development Center will train medical office staff on comp topics from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. Registration is $99 and includes lunch and parking. The seminar is aimed at providing practical...Read More
 
 

Hurricane Cleanup Will Increase Claims by Inexperienced Workers, Experts Predict 09/13/2017
By: J. Todd Foster (Reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 1223 | 0 | Popular with Legal
As Texas, Louisiana and Florida draw thousands of out-of-state workers to help with hurricane-recovery efforts, workers’ compensation systems in those states can expect at least a modest spike in injury claims, officials said. ...Read More
 
 
Health Care Services Board to Meet Saturday 09/13/2017
State: MA | Segment: NORTH | 307 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Department of Industrial Accidents' Health Care Services Board will meet Saturday to review a draft of neck and back treatment guidelines. The board wi...Read More
 
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