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The Virginia Court of Appeals ruled that a utility worker was not entitled to benefits for an alleged injury that occurred while he was engaged in the routine act of standing after working for a few minutes in a squatted position.
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A New York appellate court ruled that a police officer was not entitled to accidental and performance of duty disability retirement benefits for a thumb injury because there is a reasonably safe surgical procedure that could restore enough function to allow him to continue to do his job....Read More
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Benefits paid to injured workers as a percentage of payroll dropped in 2015 to the lowest point since 1980, a trend that — depending on whom you ask — is either the result of safer workplaces or the whittling away of worker benefits.
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A Philadelphia plaintiffs’ attorney says a salesman for The Philadelphia Inquirer solicited an ad and suggested he could gain new clients fleeing a workers’ compensation claimants’ firm that was the subject of a negative investigative story.
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How workers’ comp systems approach the regulation of independent contractors — and the impact of the gig economy on worker classification — are topics that a National Association of Insurance Commissioners working group is planning to tackle in coming months.