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Insurance Commissioner Names Counsel for Georgia Counterpart as New Chief of Staff 07/21/2017
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 471 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The legal counsel for the Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety fire commissioner has been named chief of staff for the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, effective Monday. ...Read More
 
 

Insurance Commissioner Will Not Seek Third Term 07/19/2017
State: GA | Segment: SOUTH | 479 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens announced this week that he will not seek a third term in 2018. ...Read More
 
 
ICA to Host Claims Seminar Aug. 10-11 07/19/2017
State: AZ | Segment: WEST | 248 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Industrial Commission of Arizona will host its 2017 Claims Seminar, "Facing the Future Together," from Aug. 10-11 at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix, and today is the last day to reserve a room at the conference rate. The seminar features workshops on: Scheduled and...Read More
 
 

Injured Trucker Accused of Working While Receiving Full Benefits 07/19/2017
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 340 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A Fort Plain trucker has been arrested on workers' compensation fraud charges after he allegedly worked as a long-haul trucker while receiving out-of-work benefits for an injury suffered at a different trucking company.  ...Read More
 
 

Injured Nurse Can Pursue Disability Discrimination Claim 07/18/2017
By: Sherri Okamoto (Legal Reporter)
State: NJ | Segment: Top | 343 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The New Jersey Supreme Court last week ruled that an injured nurse could move forward with her disability discrimination claim, as there was a triable issue as to whether she had been terminated because she was unable to perform her job without posing a risk of harm to herself or others. ...Read More
 
 

Industrial Commission Publishes Strategic Plan for 2018 07/17/2017
State: ID | Segment: WEST | 481 | 0 | Popular with Legal
As part of administering the state’s workers’ compensation system, the Idaho Industrial Commission said it will focus on timely dispute resolution and technological improvements over the next four years. ...Read More
 
 

IMR Upheld 91.6% of UR Decisions in 2016 07/14/2017
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 1247 | 0 | Popular with Legal
More than nine out of every 10 treatment denials were affirmed by the independent medical review process created by Senate Bill 863, the Department of Industrial Relations said in a report published Thursday. ...Read More
 
 

Insurance Carrier Can Be Reimbursed for Firefighter's Cancer Treatments 07/13/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 361 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Commonwealth Court ruled that the health insurance provider for a cancer-stricken firefighter was entitled to full reimbursement for the bills it had paid for the firefighter’s medical treatment. ...Read More
 
 

IAIABC Releases Updated Guide to Data Reporting Standards 07/12/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 381 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions has released its updated guide to data reporting standards.  ...Read More
 
 

ICA Soliciting Input on Process for Streamlining Treatment Authorization 07/12/2017
State: AZ | Segment: WEST | 297 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Industrial Commission of Arizona is seeking public input on ways to streamline authorization of medical treatment requests. The commis...Read More
 
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