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Workers' Compensation News


 
Trucking Firm Lives Up to Its Name, Investigators Say 03/29/2018
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 363 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 40 min read
They're Shameless, and now they're facing charges. ...Read More
 
 

Tips on Longshore & Harbor Subrogation Offered in Webinar 03/28/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 199 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 19 min read
Two partners with law firm Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer will present a webinar on April 11 about Longshore & Harbor workers’ compensation subrogation. ...Read More
 
 

Teacher Can't Proceed With Tort Claim for Injuries From Assault 03/26/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: CT | Segment: NORTH | 146 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 1 min read
The Connecticut Appellate Court ruled that an elementary school teacher could not proceed with a tort action against two administrators for their alleged implementation of a student disciplinary policy that left her vulnerable to an assault by two students. ...Read More
 
 

Trolley Driver Pleads Not Guilty to Staging Workplace Assault 03/22/2018
State: MA | Segment: NORTH | 247 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 4 min read
A Massachusetts trolley driver accused of staging a workplace assault in order to collect workers’ compensation benefits has pleaded not guilty to fraud. ...Read More
 
 

Two Doctors Suspended From Treating Injured Workers 03/19/2018
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 226 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 3 min read
The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board on Friday announced the suspension of two physicians — one who inappropriately prescribed drugs to patients and another who was convicted of driving while intoxicated. ...Read More
 
 

Trench Collapse Injures Worker, Brings $90K in Penalties 03/19/2018
State: CO | Segment: WEST | 98 | 0 | Popular with Array | 1 min read
A Colorado construction company faces $90,535 in penalties after an employee’s hip and leg were broken when he was buried in a trench that collapsed at a job site in Englewood, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said. ...Read More
 
 

Two Doctors Suspended for Alleged Drug Offenses 03/15/2018
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 268 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 24 min read
The New York Workers’ Compensation Board this week temporarily suspended the authorization of two physicians to treat injured workers. One is...Read More
 
 

Terms of Contract Didn't Entitle Self-Insured City to Indemnification 03/05/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 1046 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 36 min read
A California appellate court ruled that a city was not entitled to contractual indemnification for its payment of benefits to a worker who suffered injuries while performing contracted for work at the Big Fresno Fair. ...Read More
 
 

TDI Revises Plain-Language Notices 03/02/2018
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 198 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 79 min read
The Texas Division of Workers' Compensation has revised several plain-language notices, which insurance carriers use to notify injured workers of their actions.  ...Read More
 
 

Tax Expense Takes Large Chunk of Amerisafe Profit in Q4 02/28/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 139 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 5 min read
Amerisafe has reported fourth quarter net income of $649,000, a 97% decrease from net income of $19.1 million in the same quarter of 2016. F...Read More
 
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