The International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions has endorsed an important new study on "professional employment" practices as an official paper of the IAIABC. The paper, entitled "Report on Employee Leasing and Professional Employer Organizations," is product of three yea...Read More
The International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) has created a new committee to address the needs of workers' compensation claims payers and system administrators in rating the permanent impairments from occupational injuries. The goal of this committee is to ex...Read More
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The Illinois Supreme Court in March said that in a 'mental-physical' injury case, the claimant need not show that his stress exceeded the stress experienced by co-workers; rather, claimant need only prove that the usual stress of the workplace is greater than that of the general public.
In ...Read More
The United States Court Of Appeals For The Ninth Circuit ruled last month that where an employer fails to carry workers' compensation insurance and subsequently files bankruptcy, that the date from which the 3 year non-dischargable period on an 'excise tax' runs from the date of the employee's injur...Read More
Dr. Susan McKenzie recently was appointed executive medical director of the California Industrial Medical Council (IMC).
In her role as executive medical director, McKenzie serves as the executive secretary to the 20-member IMC and liaison to professionals in the workers' compensation and m...Read More
The Alliance of American Insurers is urging Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack (D) to sign legislation that would help to ease workers compensation rate increases in the state. The bill, SF 2190, would overturn the negative impact of the January 2002 Venegas v. IBP decision, which eliminated workers compensation...Read More