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The Tennessee Supreme Court’s Special Workers' Compensation Panel upheld an award of permanent partial disability benefits to a former truck driver for a back injury, although it reduced his disability rating by 50% and overturned his award for his past medical costs.
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A federal judge dismissed whistleblower and workers’ compensation retaliation claims by a Topeka, Kansas, maintenance worker who admitted that he refused to come to work and called an office manager a "bitch."
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A Tampa-area physician who pleaded guilty to running a pill mill was sentenced to 45 months in federal prison for illegally prescribing oxycodone, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida said Wednesday.
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A nine-month investigation into an alleged money-laundering operation has netted three arrests, and the seizure of an estimated $450,000 in cash and deposited funds, Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina said.
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Penser North America is the new administrator for comp claims filed by state workers, according to updated contact information posted to the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development website.
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A nearly 14% decrease in spending on opioids helped fuel an almost 10% drop in overall drug spending last year, according to soon-to-be released results from a survey of workers’ comp payers.