State: TX | Segment: Top | 642 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The biggest rainmaker in the history of the continental United States prompted the Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation to issue a bulletin requiring that insurers be flexible in handling workers’ claims.
State: IA | Segment: NORTH | 248 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Iowa Self-Insurers Association will hold its ninth annual meeting from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Holiday Inn & Suites in West Des Moines.
The day will begin with a presentation on minimally invasive spine surgery, and how to tell the difference between acute and degenerativ...Read More
State: CA | Segment: Top | 2640 | 0 | Popular with Legal
An insurer says the incompetence of two third-party administrators left it on the hook for about $1.9 million in damages in a civil case over improper handling of workers' compensation claims.
State: IL | Segment: NORTH | 1312 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission announced that arbitrator Robert Falcioni died on Wednesday.
Falcioni was one of the commission’s “Downstate” arbitrators, covering Zone 4 and conducting hearings in Kankakee, New Lenox and Ottawa.
The commissio...Read More
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 406 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Commonwealth Court ruled that a worker whose case was pending at the time the Supreme Court struck down the state’s impairment rating evaluation process as unconstitutional was entitled to a reversal of a judge’s order authorizing a change in her disability status, pursuant t...Read More
State: NY | Segment: Top | 648 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Legislation that closed New York’s Fund for Reopened Cases to new claims was based on the mistaken assumption that insurance carriers were already charging employers for the cost of those claims, and threatens to saddle the industry with $1.1 to $1.6 billion in unanticipated losses, ...Read More