State: MT | Segment: WEST | 370 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 15 min read
The Montana House of Representatives on Monday approved a bill that would allow carriers to deny liability or terminate benefits being paid to an injured worker who refuses to authorize the release of medical records.
State: ID | Segment: WEST | 374 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
The Idaho Supreme Court affirmed a state Industrial Commission ruling that a 57-year-old seasonal farmworker whose right hand and forearm were crushed by a conveyer belt was permanently and totally disabled under the odd-lot doctrine.
State: HI | Segment: WEST | 413 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 42 min read
Two committees of the Hawaii House of Representatives have approved a measure that would add two full-time enforcement specialists to ensure employers comply with the state’s workers’ compensation, temporary disability insurance and prepaid health care laws.
State: NY | Segment: Top | 394 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
New York's highest court ruled that an attorney couldn't stiff her former co-counsel on a Labor Law case, although she wasn't required to give 40% of the fees to her new co-counsel, either.
State: NA | Segment: Top | 567 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 3 min read
When health care workers at Stanford Healthcare — ValleyCare in Northern California see an orange magnetic dot on the door frame of a patient’s room, they know that the patient has been deemed potentially violent and that they should take appropriate precautions.
State: MS | Segment: SOUTH | 490 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
Exclusive remedy did not protect Chevron USA from a premises liability suit filed by a badly burned employee of a subcontractor, even though the oil company and its insurer paid nearly $1 million in workers’ compensation benefits, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled.
State: SC | Segment: SOUTH | 517 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 6 min read
The South Carolina House of Representatives voted unanimously on Thursday to approve a bill that will allow insurers to pay workers' compensation benefits using debit cards or direct deposits.
Under current South Carolina law, only paper checks are allowed to pay benefits, said ...Read More