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An Ohio appellate court ruled that an SWAT officer can proceed with his tort claim against a colleague for injuries from being struck in the head with a submachine gun during a training exercise.
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A New York appellate court ruled that a self-insured sheriff’s department was entitled to reimbursement for the full amount of wages it had paid to an injured deputy during his period of disability.
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The Missouri Supreme Court unanimously overturned an award of benefits to a municipal worker for her psychological injuries from witnessing horrific accidents on the state’s highways, saying she needed to prove her distress was “extraordinary and unusual” as compared to other si...Read More
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North Dakota's workers' compensation agency has revised the form that providers use to disclose the cost of non-covered services.
The form, called the Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage (ABN) form, has been reformatted and expanded. Its new section allows providers ...Read More
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The California Senate approved a bill that would require the governor to appoint a small-business owner to the board of directors for State Compensation Insurance Fund, sending the measure back to the Assembly for concurrence in recent amendments.
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In the wake of the National Council on Compensation Insurance's recommendation of a 10.3% decrease in loss costs for West Virginia, the state has rolled out a list of assigned risk rates by class.
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Electronic Waveform Lab has reached a tentative settlement agreement with State Compensation Insurance Fund over allegations that the carrier and its utilization review vendor conspired to deny authorization for H-Wave devices.
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Utah's Supreme Court justices could not decide whether a worker's condition — linked to cumulative trauma — should be classified as an occupational disease or an accidental injury, in an opinion released last week.