State: AR | Segment: Top | 548 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Arkansas Court of Appeal this week ruled that an undocumented worker was entitled to temporary total disability benefits to compensate for the loss of wages, even though she couldn't legally be employed in the United States.
State: KS | Segment: NORTH | 379 | 0 | Popular with Legal
An undocumented school custodian who applied for a job using a false name is nevertheless eligible for workers’ compensation benefits, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled in an unpublished decision.
State: IL | Segment: NORTH | 441 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 16 min read
Angered by a proposed change to Illinois’ workers’ compensation law, the NFL Players Association advised players' agents to entertain offers from other teams rather than playing for the Chicago Bears, the Chicago Sun Times reports.
State: NM | Segment: WEST | 519 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 30 min read
The New Mexico Court of Appeals ruled that the State Uninsured Employers' Fund could not revive its reimbursement claim against an uninsured employer more than seven years after dismissal for a failure to prosecute, but it said the fund could file a new claim even at this late juncture....Read More
State: AR | Segment: SOUTH | 418 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 13 min read
Employees fired for testing positive for drug and alcohol use in Arkansas will no longer be allowed to contest the results before the state Department of Labor if the governor signs House Bill 1262, which the legislature approved last week.
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 565 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 8 min read
One of the biggest changes to look out for this year regarding Medicare set-aside arrangements is the expected update by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of its MSA re-review process, according to speakers at a webinar last week.
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 609 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 4 min read
Shortly after Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week proposed an expansion of ride-hailing services to upstate, tens of thousands of residents there told Uber they were interested in becoming paid drivers if the app becomes legal there.
State: MA | Segment: NORTH | 371 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 2 min read
A used car parts company might have prevented an employee's death if managers had trained workers to service rim wheels safely, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said this week.
The agency issued John's Used Auto Parts of Bellingham, Massachusetts 12 violation...Read More
State: NY | Segment: Top | 505 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 6 min read
Online driver services such as Uber and Lyft would be allowed to expand to upstate New York, but they would be required to levy a 2.5% surcharge on each customer to cover drivers for workers’ compensation, according to a proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
State: MA | Segment: NORTH | 561 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 2 min read
Todd R. Johnson, senior vice president and property-casualty practice leader for USI Insurance Services in Massachusetts, has been named chairman of the Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council.