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The International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions has finished up its series of National Conversations on the Future of Workers' Compensation and summarized the conversations' common themes in a report.
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An injured worker who says he has been waiting eight months for a decision in his case asked California Gov. Jerry Brown to quickly fill vacancies on the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board.
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The chairman of the California Assembly Insurance Committee has resurrected his request for an audit of systems to prevent, detect and prosecute fraud in the state’s workers’ compensation system.
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A wrongful death suit filed in a New Jersey court Thursday against Insys Therapeutics, the maker of under-the-tongue painkiller Subsys, highlights not only the dangers of the powerful opioid fentanyl, but also the potential pitfalls of off-label drug use.
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A Paterson firefighter who was fired after video surveillance showed him shoveling snow while receiving workers’ compensation benefits is appealing a municipal court judge’s decision that he be terminated.
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A railway worker is asking the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals to grant en banc reconsideration to a panel decision overturning his $58,280 jury verdict for a retaliation suit he filed after he was disciplined for his failure to immediately report an on-the-job eye injury.