State: IL | Segment: NORTH | 382 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Illinois House passed its first full-year budget in two years, which includes a 32% hike in the personal income tax, but Gov. Bruce Rauner vowed to veto both measure should they pass the Senate.
Fifteen Republicans broke ranks with Rauner and voted for the revenue bill, bringing the v...Read More
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The Supreme Court of Ohio held that a man who had his application for total disability benefits denied four times was not eligible for those benefits because the record indicated he had voluntarily left the workplace.
State: WA | Segment: WEST | 315 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
Proposals to create a presumption that certain diseases are compensable for workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation surfaced briefly as Washington state lawmakers went to the brink in their negotiations over next year’s budget.
State: IL | Segment: Top | 502 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Republicans in the Illinois House of Representatives are using the 10-day special session, called by the governor to get a budget passed, to take another run at overhauling the state’s workers’ compensation system with a Medicare-based fee schedule and drug formulary.
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The Supreme Court of Tennessee's workers' compensation panel found that Tennessee courts had jurisdiction over two Tennessee truckers' workers' compensation claims because evidence existed of a "substantial connection between Tennessee and the employer-employee relationship.&...Read More
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The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will hold a public hearing at 2 p.m. Aug. 16 on the filing of notices of appeal and other proposed amendments.
The applicable rules are 0800-02-22.01 through 0800-02-22.05.
Any party can appeal a workers’ compensation judge’s o...Read More
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The West Virginia Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court's ruling that an inmate participating in a work-release program for the state does not qualify for workers' compensation benefits.