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Hospital Self-Insurance Rule Readopted for Seven Years 05/18/2017
State: NJ | Segment: NORTH | 387 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The state Department of Banking and Insurance has readopted rules on hospital workers’ compensation group self-insurance. The rules at N.J.A...Read More
 
 

High Court Clarifies Requirements for Corrections Officers to Receive Additional Compensation 05/17/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: MA | Segment: NORTH | 489 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts ruled that a corrections officer did not suffer a bodily injury as a result of inmate violence, since he did not suffer any physical harm. ...Read More
 
 

House Passes TNC Bill With Two Days Left in Session 05/17/2017
State: AK | Segment: WEST | 549 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Alaska House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow transportation network companies such as Uber and Lyft to operate in the state without interference from municipal governments, but the vote may have come too late for the measure to reach the governor’s desk this year. ...Read More
 
 

House Will Debate Merits of Formulary Bill 05/17/2017
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 748 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A House bill that would mandate adoption of the Official Disability Guidelines drug formulary is scheduled for a floor debate Thursday. ...Read More
 
 

House Republicans Move to Restrict Firefighter Presumption 05/16/2017
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 633 | 0 | Popular with Employer
Just over a month after Ohio's firefighter presumption took effect, some Republican lawmakers are attempting to roll back a portion of it, the Columbus Dispatch reports. ...Read More
 
 

Homeowners Weren't Entitled to Summary Judgment on Worker's Labor Law Claim 05/11/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 595 | 0 | Popular with Legal
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. ...Read More
 
 
House Pushes 4 Work Comp Bills 05/10/2017
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 730 | 0 | Popular with Legal
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
 
 
House Speaker and Governor Agree to Consider Workers' Compensation Reforms 05/10/2017
State: IL | Segment: NORTH | 847 | 0 | Popular with Legal
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
 
 

House Unanimously Passes Two Anti-Fraud Measures 05/03/2017
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 565 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Florida House on Tuesday passed by identical 119-0 votes two bills dealing with insurance fraud. If ...Read More
 
 

House Goes Own Way on Comp Reform as Budget Impasse Continues 05/01/2017
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: IL | Segment: Top | 995 | 0 | Popular with Legal
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. ...Read More
 
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