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The Mississippi Court of Appeals upheld the denial of workers’ compensation benefits to a worker who delayed reporting his alleged injury to his employer and provided inconsistent accounts of his symptoms to his treating doctors.
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Oregon’s Workers’ Compensation Division opened two rule-making actions to implement changes made by four bills lawmakers passed in 2017 relating to claims administration and self-insurance regulations.
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Proposed impairment guidelines released by the state Workers’ Compensation Board last week could eliminate many schedule loss of use awards, based on a limited study by the Workers’ Compensation Alliance.
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The Commonwealth Court ruled that an injured worker was entitled to penalties for his employer’s refusal to pay wage benefits during the pendency of an unsuccessful challenge to his entitlement.
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The Washington Court of Appeals ruled that a worker who received retroactive benefits from the Department of Labor and Industries could not reduce his repayment obligations for unemployment benefits to account for legal expenses.
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The Arkansas Court of Appeals ruled that an injured worker was entitled to additional compensation benefits after her employer refused to return her to work at an available position that could accommodate her medical limitations.
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The New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Administration is proposing to increase maximum allowable reimbursement for medical procedures by an average of 3.8% in 2018, a WorkCompCentral analysis of the agency’s proposed fee schedule found.
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The Oregon Workers' Compensation Division has revised two documents related to its retroactive program, which increases benefits to present-day levels.
The first is Bulletin No. 102, updated for the first time since 2006. The bulletin shows people how to fill out the form to request r...Read More