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Workers' Compensation News


 

Physical Rehabilitation Network Opens Westminster Clinic 05/18/2018
State: CO | Segment: WEST | 96 | 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 | 197 | 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 | 238 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 129 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 | 154 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 25 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 | 131 | 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
 
 

Postal Worker Allegedly Raced Motorcycles While Collecting Benefits 05/09/2018
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 185 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 72 min read
A postal worker accused of racing motorcycles while collecting almost $94,000 in workers’ comp benefits is scheduled to go to trial Aug. 27 in U.S. District Court in Dayton. ...Read More
 
 

Property Owner Shared Employer's Immunity From Civil Liability for Worker's Fall 05/08/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 134 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 14 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that a property owner was immune from civil liability to a worker who was injured in a fall on the premises, since it was the alter ego of the worker’s employer. ...Read More
 
 

ProAssurance Profit Dips 71% in Q1 05/07/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 100 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 36 min read
ProAssurance Corp. has reported net income of $11.8 million for the first quarter, a 71% drop from $41.4 million in the first quarter of 2017. ...Read More
 
 

Powerful Republican Who Voted Against Formulary Took Money From Pond Lehocky, Report Shows 05/07/2018
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 323 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 33 min read
One of Pennsylvania's most powerful Republican lawmakers acknowledged this week that he had accepted about $1,600 from Pond Lehocky, a prominent workers' compensation law firm that led the charge against a formulary bill this year. ...Read More
 
 

Police Chief Offers 'Easy Change' to Fix Embattled Retirement Program 05/04/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 679 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 21 min read
The top cop in Los Angeles proposed an “easy change” to ensure that the city’s deferred retirement program is not susceptible to fraud or abuse, according to a report by the ...Read More
 
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