State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 85 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 2 min read
A Florida Senate subcommittee has recommended on a 10-0 vote that compensation judges’ salaries be raised by nearly 22% and their initial terms be expanded from four to six years.
Senate Bill 1412, sponsor...Read More
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1650 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 59 min read
A judge in Southern California on Tuesday ruled that the Division of Workers’ Compensation appears to have relied on unenforceable underground regulations when it denied applications for reappointment from two qualified medical evaluators and unreasonably delayed hearings whe...Read More
State: MA | Segment: NORTH | 109 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1440 min read
A Massachusetts superior court judge has rejected a former prison guard’s attempt to dismiss charges that he collected $16,000 in workers’ compensation benefits while lying about the extent of his disability, ...Read More
State: PA | Segment: Top | 181 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
A Pennsylvania county-court judge who briefly served as a workers’ compensation judge in Alaska was disbarred on Thursday after being convicted of stealing cocaine from a drug-court evidence locker.
State: AL | Segment: SOUTH | 123 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A federal trial court judge ruled that an insurance carrier was not entitled to a declaratory judgment on its potential liability for coverage to a truck driver if the driver’s coworker were to file a negligence claim.
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 362 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 7 min read
A federal judge in California denied most requests from Applied Underwriters to limit the types of documents employers can obtain during discovery in a purported class action lawsuit over the EquityComp program.
State: MS | Segment: SOUTH | 167 | 0 | Popular with Employer | 5 min read
The Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission ordered the state Department of Marine Resources to pay death benefits to the widower of a former executive assistant to the department’s director, who committed suicide as a scandal unfolded that led to the conviction of her boss ...Read More