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The Washington state Department of Labor and Industries said a Lake Stevens man who claimed he was too disabled to work while running his own insurance agency has been charged with felony theft in a $233,000 workers’ compensation scam.
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Proposed amendments that would require all compounded medications to undergo preauthorization would reduce the number of disputes over medical necessity, the Insurance Council of Texas said Friday.
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Workers' compensation rates will decrease by an average of 8.46% in October, saving Wisconsin employers $170 million, the state's insurance commissioner announced Tuesday.
A committee of actuaries from the Wisconsin Compensation Rating Bureau, which recommends workers' compens...Read More
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A proposed rule that would allow the Florida Division of Workers' Compensation to step aside from medical fee disputes that involve managed care contracts is shaping up into a battle between insurers and medical providers.
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The Idaho Industrial Commission is seeking input from workers’ compensation system uses on proposed changes to rules requiring the averaging of multiple impairment ratings for the same injury.
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A Mobile County, Alabama, jury has awarded an injured worker $1.26 million in a wrongful termination lawsuit, determining that Merchants Foodservice's decision to terminate him on the day he was medically released to return to work was punitive in nature, ...Read More
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The latest lawsuit spawned by a 2015 plane crash during the filming of a Tom Cruise movie involves two insurers seeking to determine which company is most responsible for claims stemming from the accident.
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A former Massachusetts prison guard was indicted Thursday after the Attorney General's Office accused him of collecting $15,895 in workers' compensation benefits while running a construction and snow-removal business, though he claimed he was not working.