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Publix Donates to Self-Insured Compensation PAC 05/30/2018
State: AL | Segment: SOUTH | 194 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 6 min read
Publix Supermarkets, under fire for supporting pro-gun candidates in Florida, the site of a recent mass shooting, also has donated to causes and candidates in nearby Alabama, including a political action committee that advocates on self-insured workers' compensation issues. ...Read More
 
 

Privette Doctrine Barred Tort Claims Against Homeowner for Worker's Fatal Fall 05/23/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 810 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 42 min read
A California appellate court on Monday ruled that the family of a worker who fell to his death during a home construction project could not proceed with claims against the homeowner, as a matter of law. ...Read More
 
 

PAID Act to Streamline Settlement Introduced in Congress 05/23/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 173 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 21 min read
Legislation intended to make it easier to identify secondary payers who might be owed money during the workers’ comp settlement process was introduced in Congress on Friday. ...Read More
 
 

Patriot National Founder Mariano Ordered to Pay $1.67M to Lenders 05/22/2018
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: FL | Segment: Top | 307 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 10 min read
Patriot National founder Steven Mariano must pay creditors $1.67 million for personal loans he defaulted on in 2016, a Broward County Circuit Court judge has ordered. ...Read More
 
 

Political Feud Sinks Collateral Bill for Large-Deductible Policies 05/22/2018
By: William Rabb (Reporter)
State: LA | Segment: Top | 162 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 22 min read
A bitter personal dispute that spilled over into the halls of the Louisiana Legislature may have torpedoed a bill that aimed to ensure that guaranty associations have access to the collateral posted by employers that purchased large-deductible workers’ compensation polic...Read More
 
 

Physical Rehabilitation Network Opens Westminster Clinic 05/18/2018
State: CO | Segment: WEST | 72 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
Physical Rehabilitation Network has opened a facility in Westminster, bringing its number of physical therapy clinics in Colorado to 19. Th...Read More
 
 

Pallet Company President Re-Appointed to WC Board 05/15/2018
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 168 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 4 min read
Tracie Sanchez (Lima Pallet Co. photo)...Read More
 
 

Pinnacol Recaps Comp Bills Passed During 2018 Session 05/14/2018
State: CO | Segment: WEST | 207 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 134 min read
Pinnacol Assurance highlighted three workers’ compensation bills Colorado lawmakers passed during the session that adjourned last week, which include measures the gove...Read More
 
 

Presumption Bill, Sans Funding, Now in Conference Committee 05/14/2018
State: NH | Segment: NORTH | 97 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 10 min read
A bill that has changed complexions considerably since the New Hampshire legislative session began is now in a conference committee, but it's far from certain that it would fund cancer care as part of workers' compensation for firefighters. ...Read More
 
 

Police Officer's Retirement Benefit Application Rejected Using Improper Criteria 05/10/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 109 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 4 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that an injured police officer’s application for accidental disability retirement benefits could not be denied just because she did not show the hazard that she had slipped on was not readily observable. ...Read More
 
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