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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.
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Increasing the number of people with health insurance can drive down workers’ compensation costs by reducing the number of emergency room visits, according to a new study from the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
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The California Supreme Court will not be reviewing a decision by the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board finding that a request for authorization for treatment by a doctor within an employer’s medical provider network is subject to the Labor Code’s utilization review and indepen...Read More
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The Tennessee Supreme Court’s Special Workers’ Compensation Appeals panel ruled that a former highway maintenance worker was entitled to a permanent partial disability award for an injury to his legs, as well as reconsideration of his disability from two prior industrial injuries....Read More
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VAN NUYS, California — Lien claimant hearing representatives sat around a table on Tuesday talking about what one of them called the latest roadblock erected for lien claimants: Labor Code Section 4903.05.