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The District of Columbia Court of Appeals ruled that an administrative law judge may not assess the credibility of a worker’s evidence in determining whether the worker has made a sufficient showing of a potentially compensable injury.
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An Ohio appellate court overturned a verdict finding a worker’s knee conditions to be compensable, saying the trial judge committed reversible error by entering judgement based solely on the jury interrogatories.
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A federal trial court judge is debating whether a jury should hear the claims of a group of former professional football players regarding their alleged injuries from overuse of pain medication during their careers.
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A federal judge in Los Angeles said he is inclined to issue an injunction prohibiting the Division of Workers’ Compensation from enforcing the lien stay provision in Senate Bill 1160.
U.S. District Judge George H. Wu wrote in a tentative decision that he has “serious concerns ...Read More
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The Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals ruled that a judge does not need to make a specific finding that a worker’s cumulative trauma was caused "directly and independently of all other causes” for the worker to have a compensable cumulative trauma injury.
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The 1st District Court of Appeal ruled that a judge of compensation claims could not issue an award that was consistent with some of an expert medical adviser’s ambiguous deposition testimony but conflicted with the written report.
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Employers Holdings Inc., a company whose holdings provide workers' compensation insurance to low-to-medium hazard employers, has named Jeffrey Shaw its head of application development, data and integration, the company announced Tuesday.
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The 1st District Court of Appeal ruled that a judge of compensation claims violated an injured worker’s due process rights by refusing to approve of the agreement reached with the employer for the payment of attorney fees.
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The owner of a San Francisco Bay area janitorial firm is accused of underreporting payroll in order to reduce her company’s workers’ compensation premiums by $32 million, the California Department of Insurance announced late Thursday.