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Workers' Compensation News


NCCI Recommends 12.2% Rate Drop 09/07/2017
State: TN | Segment: SOUTH | 467 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Now that the nation's main workers' compensation rate-maker has recommended another rate decrease in Tennessee, businesses' premiums will likely drop for the seventh year in a row.  ...Read More

NCRB Proposes 11.3% Loss Cost Decrease, 12.5% Residual Market Premium Decrease 09/06/2017
State: NC | Segment: SOUTH | 269 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The North Carolina Rate Bureau has proposed an 11.3% decrease in overall loss costs and a ...Read More

National Labor Relations Board Files Complaint Against Tesla 09/05/2017
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 682 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The National Labor Relations Board has filed a complaint against electric car manufacturer Tesla, accusing it of violating workers' rights by forcing them to sign a  confidentiality agreement that threatening them with termination or criminal charges if they spoke to the media about...Read More

New Rules Being Implemented on Electronic Data Interchange 09/05/2017
State: OK | Segment: SOUTH | 286 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission has adopted new rules, effective Sept. 11, for Title 810:1-1-8, electronic data interchange. ...Read More

No Benefits for Worker Hurt Playing Basketball at Office 08/31/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 262 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled that a worker’s injury from jumping to touch a basketball backboard in the courtyard of his workplace was not compensable. ...Read More

NCCI Discusses Employer Concerns About Workers' Marijuana Use 08/30/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 266 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Montana’s workers’ compensation law says that an employee is not eligible for workers’ compensation benefits if the use of medical marijuana is the major contributing cause of the injury or the occupational disease. ...Read More

NIOSH: Deadliest U.S. Fisheries Are on the East Coast 08/30/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 281 | 0 | Popular with Legal
While commercial fishing deaths have declined across the nation in recent years, preventable incidents continue to be a problem for the industry, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. ...Read More

No Decision in SB 1160 Challenge; Next Hearing Thursday 08/29/2017
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 1476 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The federal judge presiding over the constitutional challenge to the lien stay provision in Senate Bill 1160 did not make any decision on a request for a temporary injunction at a hearing last week and ordered parties to return for further proceedings on Thursday. ...Read More

NCCI Follows Huge Rate Increase With 9.3% Recommended Decrease 08/29/2017
By: J. Todd Foster (Reporter)
State: FL | Segment: Top | 458 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The National Council on Compensation Insurance on Monday recommended a 9.3% overall rate decrease for Florida employers because of favorable experience in policy years 2014 and 2015. ...Read More

NCCI Recommends 12th Straight Decrease in Voluntary Loss Cost Filing 08/29/2017
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 313 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The National Council on Compensation Insurance has recommended a 4.6% decrease in workers’ compensation costs, effective Oct. 1. ...Read More
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