Notice: Passwords are now case-sensitive

Remember Me
Register a new account
Forgot your password?



Community Requests

Workers' Compensation News

Labor Law Didn't Apply to Worker Cleaning Apartment after Renovation Project 04/24/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 184 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 31 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that a cleaning crew employee was not entitled to protection under the Labor Law for her alleged fall from a ladder while cleaning an apartment that had just undergone renovations. Case: Holguin v. Baron, No. 2016-00146, 04/18/2018, published. Fact...Read More

L&I Considers Revising Self-Insurance Rules 04/23/2018
State: WA | Segment: WEST | 159 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 199 min read
The Washington state Department of Labor and Industries is considering revising self-insurance rules it says are outdated and have been a point of concern for labor and management. ...Read More

Lawyer Gets Max Sentence in Scheme to Defraud Federal WC 04/23/2018
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 297 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 23 min read
A Dallas lawyer with roots in Zimbabwe has been sentenced to the maximum, 10 years in prison, for his role in defrauding the federal workers' compensation system of almost $30 million.  ...Read More

Lack of FDA Approval Doesn't Render Rx Unreasonable 04/19/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NC | Segment: SOUTH | 222 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 42 min read
The North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled that the workers’ compensation law does not categorically exclude compounded medications that are not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration from being reasonable treatment for an injury. ...Read More

Lockton Names Said Taiym EVP, Chief Digital Officer 04/17/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 202 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 32 min read
Lockton has named Said Taiym executive vice president and chief digital officer. ...Read More

Legislative Committee to Review Opioid, Notice Rules 04/16/2018
State: NC | Segment: SOUTH | 223 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 43 min read
The North Carolina Rules Review Commission on Thursday will consider a proposal by the Industrial Commission to amend regulations regarding treatment with opioids, and computation of time and notices.  ...Read More

Lawmakers Propose Prepaid Debit Cards for TD, Crackdown on Drayage Misclassification 04/11/2018
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1399 | 1 | Popular with Legal | 34 min read
California’s largest workers’ compensation carriers could launch a pilot project to evaluate the use of prepaid debit cards for temporary disability benefits, under recently introduced legislation. ...Read More

Legislation Restricts Opioids, Orders Study of Physician Dispensing 04/05/2018
By: Carrie Miller (correspondent)
State: AZ | Segment: Top | 663 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 122 min read
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey last week signed into law a bill restricting the prescription of opioids to injured workers, the most recent move in the state’s effort to control opioid abuse, which safety advocates laud as one of the most effective plans in the country. ...Read More

Landscaping Business Pleads Guilty to Premium Fraud 04/03/2018
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 285 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 25 min read
A Texas landscaping business has pleaded guilty to misrepresenting its payroll so that it could reduce the cost of workers’ compensation premiums, the Division of Workers’ Compensation announced. ...Read More

Lead Poisoning Is Focus of WOEMA Webinar 03/29/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 241 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 719 min read
The Western Occupational & Environmental Medical Association, or WOEMA, is hosting a webinar on lead poisoning in adults from noon to 1 p.m. Pacific time. April 26. ...Read More
3388 Results Page 5 of 339