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An Auburn, New York logging company owner has been sentenced to one to three years in prison for illegally accepting $83,478 in workers’ compensation benefits and for not covering his own employees.
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A workers’ compensation bill introduced last year in the New Jersey State Senate was unanimously approved by the chamber’s Budget and Appropriations Committee on Monday.
The bill would esta...Read More
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More frequent testing and less onerous requirements are among the recommendations put forward to address findings in a recent report documenting the dwindling number of medical providers willing to serve a...Read More
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House Insurance & Banking Subcommittee Chairman Danny Burgess, R-Zephyrhills, has prefiled for the 2018 session legislation that would cap claimants’ attorney fees at $150 an hour and would require the annual adoption of schedules of maximum reimbursement allowances.
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California’s overall rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses dropped slightly to 3.7 cases per 100 full-time employees in 2016, from 3.8 in 2015, the Department of Industrial Relations announced.
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Lawmakers on Thursday sent Gov. Steve Bullock a measure that would impose a 3% management fee on Montana State Fund’s investment portfolio, ending a special session focused on closing a $22...Read More
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The state of North Carolina may subtract from a retired school teacher's disability retirement checks the amount she would have received had she qualified for Social Security disability benefits, the Cou...Read More
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The Washington state Department of Labor and Industries is considering reducing the rate used to discount reserves for permanent disability pensions, according to a recent rule-making notice.
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A month after saying a nearly double-digit rate decrease would preclude the need to regulate claimants’ attorney fees in 2018, a lawmaker has revived legislation that would cap those fees at $150 an hour.