State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 471 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A divided Louisiana appellate court upheld the dismissal of a worker’s claim for permanent total disability benefits, finding he had failed to prove a worsening in his condition that left him unemployable.
State: AL | Segment: SOUTH | 630 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The case that prompted a circuit court judge to declare caps on weekly payments for permanent partial disability and attorney fees were unconstitutional was settled Wednesday, according to a report on the Alabama Media Group’s website ...Read More
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1220 | 0 | Popular with Legal
If a judge insists that the California Division of Workers' Compensation needs to provide better notice before blocking efforts to collect on liens it says are affiliated with criminally charged providers, then they should pay for the $25,000 cost of posting that notice, lawyer...Read More
State: NA | Segment: Top | 406 | 0 | Popular with Legal
As recognition grows that taking opioids for even a few days may lead to long-term use, a new study has found that a combination of two non-opioid drugs was as effective as opioids for treating arm or leg pain in emergency room patients.
State: WV | Segment: SOUTH | 177 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A divided West Virginia Supreme Court ruled that a drill operator failed to establish a compensable back injury, finding that the evidence supported a conclusion that his problems were caused by a pre-existing condition.
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 192 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Kentucky Supreme Court upheld an award of permanent total disability benefits for an assembly line worker’s neck injury, finding she had timely moved to reopen her claim after her condition worsened.