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Employer's Failure to Raise Argument Before Board Forfeited Issue on Appeal 01/15/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 83 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York appellate court ruled that an employer forfeited its argument that ulnar neuritis and cubital tunnel syndrome are the same condition by failing to raise the argument before the Workers’ Compensation Board. ...Read More

Bureau to Host Public Hearing on Rule Amendments to Chapter 4167 01/15/2018
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 86 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will hold a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 20 to consider four new and amended rules to Chapter 4167 of the Ohio Revised Code. ...Read More

Agency Cracking Down on Rejected Settlements 01/15/2018
State: MD | Segment: SOUTH | 83 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Workers’ Compensation Commission is trying to reduce the volume of rejected settlements at the intake stage. In a ...Read More

Burst Pipe Triggers Temporary Agency Relocation 01/15/2018
State: IN | Segment: NORTH | 77 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A water pipe break has forced the temporary relocation of the Workers’ Compensation Board. The board has moved to the offices of the Indiana...Read More

Rule Would Mandate Preapproval of Compounds 01/15/2018
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 129 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Division of Workers’ Compensation has formally proposed an amendment that would require preauthorization of all compounded drugs. Pr...Read More

Worker's Murder Was Not 'Foreseeable,' so Negligence Is Non-Issue, 2nd DCA Decides 01/12/2018
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 880 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The owners of a 7-Eleven could not have foreseen their employee getting shot dead outside the store on the day he was scheduled to testify against an accused robber, the 2nd District Court of Appeals decided in an unpublished opinion released Tuesday. ...Read More

Elder Drobot Ordered to Forfeit $10M in Personal Assets 01/12/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 823 | 0 | Popular with Legal
U.S. District Judge Josephine L. Staton ordered Michael D. Drobot to forfeit $10 million in personal assets at a hearing Wednesday afternoon.  ...Read More

DWC Announces Seven More Suspensions 01/12/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 1346 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Division of Workers’ Compensation suspended a businessman convicted of paying kickbacks in 2010, as well as a handful of convicted providers. ...Read More

Committee Passes Bill on Breast Cancer Impairment Rating 01/12/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 279 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Legislation that sets rules for calculating impairment resulting from occupational breast cancer has been passed by the California Assembly Insurance Committee. ...Read More

9th DCA: City Failed to Prove Removal of Brake Wasn't Deliberate 01/12/2018
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: OH | Segment: Top | 137 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A woman can proceed with her wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Willoughby after her brother, a city employee, died of injuries sustained jumping off an asphalt roller that lacked a working parking brake after it began rolling down a hill, Ohio’s 9th District Court of Appeals decide...Read More
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