State: AR | Segment: Top | 175 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 7 min read
Even though there was no definitive evidence that Gale Askins’ irregular heartbeat caused her on-the-job fall, the Arkansas Supreme Court affirmed an administrative law judge’s decision to deny her benefits because her medical history supported the notion that the fall and arrhythmia ...Read More
State: WA | Segment: WEST | 127 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 22 min read
A Seattle hotel owner faces $355,000 in fines for using untrained workers to remove asbestos and not informing them about the hazardous materials they were handling, the Washington state Department of Labor and Industries ...Read More
The Midwestern corporate law firm of Heyl Royster, which represents insurance carriers, health care companies, universities, businesses and other large institutions, has named Kevin Luther the managing partner of its Rockford, Illinois, office, ...Read More
State: FL | Segment: Top | 491 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 11 min read
On their fourth day of the 2018 legislative session, members of Florida's House of Representatives voted along party lines to pass a bill that would cap claimants’ attorney fees at $150 an hour even though a 9.5% rate decrease went into effect 11 days earlier.
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 184 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Division of Workers’ Compensation has lifted a bulletin on deadlines and procedures for insurance carriers in response to Hurricane Harvey. Starting Wednesday, all deadlines and procedures will go into effect.
State: WA | Segment: WEST | 173 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Lawmakers in Washington state will take another a run at creating a presumption that certain diseases are compensable injuries for workers at the federal Hanford Nuclear Reservation this year.
State: MA | Segment: NORTH | 163 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Massachusetts' high court is set to decide whether newspaper carriers are employees or independent contractors, a decision that will determine their eligibility for workers' compensation benefits, ...Read More