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The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that an employer failed to establish the required legal basis for termination of an injured employee’s rehabilitation services and that its termination petition should not have been granted.
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Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis' office reasoned that in the wake of Hurricane Irma, contractors coming to Florida to assist in cleanup efforts may be unfamiliar with the state's workers' compensation coverage requirements.
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The Workers’ Compensation Board has temporarily yanked the license to treat injured workers for Dr. Elizabeth Marie Rocco, who was cited by state regulators for negligence and failing to maintain accurate medical records.
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A San Diego County sheriff’s deputy is accused of misrepresenting the extent of his injuries to obtain $57,000 in workers’ compensation benefits that he was not entitled to receive, according to multiple media outlets.
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The Wyoming Supreme Court upheld the denial of a hotel maintenance worker’s claim for permanent partial impairment benefits for his breathing difficulties after he was exposed to chlorine powder and gas.
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The West Virginia Supreme Court ruled that a worker may be entitled to an increased award of permanent partial disability benefits for an old shoulder injury, depending on the outcome of the independent medical examination ordered by the court.
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The New York Department of Financial Services has approved changes to the document that outlines requirements for workers' compensation data reporting, the state's rate-maker announced Friday.