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A Wisconsin steel pipe manufacturer faces $110,458 in federal penalties after one employee was exposed to elevated levels of a toxic chemical and another was hit by a piece of machinery that shattered his jaw.
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Oregon employers may continue to pay up to $2,000 per claim in medical costs to avoid losses that otherwise would impact their experience modifications, under an updated Bulletin 345 issued Thursday.
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A Texas appellate court ruled that a maritime contractor was not entitled to reformation of its contract with a subcontractor to add language requiring the subcontractor to hold it harmless for an injury to one of the subcontractor’s employees.
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A New York man on Wednesday admitted that he did not have workers’ compensation coverage for those he employed at a company he operated while collecting workers’ compensation benefits himself, according to a report by ...Read More
State: WA | Segment: WEST | 160 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A group of former nuclear and uranium workers held meetings this week geared at helping Hanford Nuclear Reservation workers who have been denied workers' compensation benefits, the Tri-City Herald newspaper of Kennewick, Washington, ...Read More
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Evidence is lacking on the effectiveness of marijuana for treating chronic pain, according to a new report that reviews 27 previous research studies, but some say the findings shouldn’t stop the use of marijuana for treating injured workers.
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ORLANDO, Fla. – Employers and insurers no longer can treat medical marijuana as a passing fad but must develop strategies on whether to reimburse injured workers for cannabis and decide whether to conduct pre-employment or post-accident drug testing, a national expert said Wednesday.
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The University of Southern Maine is establishing an endowed chair in risk management and insurance named after the founding chief executive officer of MEMIC, the carrier announced Tuesday.