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USPS Cited After Worker Ejected From Truck 10/05/2018
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 139 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
The U.S. Postal Service is facing proposed federal penalties of $224,585 after a worker at an Austin, Texas, facility was ejected from an industrial truck and injured. ...Read More

Court Partially Revives Plumber's Labor Law Claims for Crushed Foot 10/05/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 107 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 2 min read
A New York appellate court revived portions of a plumber’s Labor Law claim for injuries from an air compressor that fell on his foot. Cas...Read More
Department to Explain Assessment on Self-Insureds Oct. 25 10/05/2018
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 154 | 0 | Popular with Employer | 53 min read
The Texas Department of Insurance will hold a workshop Oct. 25 to explain new assessments on workers' compensation self-insurance groups. The assessments are needed to cover the department's expenses for examining the self-insurance groups, the department said in a ...Read More

No Summary Judgment on Labor Law Claim for Alleged Construction Site Injuries 10/05/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 89 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 12 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that a worker can proceed with his claims for injuries at a construction site, since there were triable questions as to whether he was subject to the protection of the Labor Law and whether his own conduct was responsible for his accident. ...Read More

Clinic Managers Charged in Scheme to Defraud Federal WC Program 10/05/2018
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 215 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 29 min read
Federal prosecutors have charged two north Texas women with bilking the federal Office of Workers' Compensation Programs out of $6 million by upcoding and falsifying medical billing for several clinics. ...Read More

Businessman Charged With Fraudulently Billing $284M 10/04/2018
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 2611 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 36 min read
A Southern California businessman was arrested on charges that include paying more than $8.8 million for patient referrals that were used to generate more than $284 million in bills for ancillary medical services. ...Read More

Clients' Fraud Claims Against Defense Attorney Not Subject to Dismissal as SLAPP 10/04/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 1206 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 29 min read
A California appellate court this week ruled that a pair of disgruntled clients can proceed with claims of fraud and misrepresentation against the attorney they had hired to provide defense in a workers’ compensation and employment law dispute. ...Read More

L.A. Times Endorses Poizner for Insurance Commissioner 10/04/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 377 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 30 min read
The Los Angeles Times on Wednesday endorsed Steve Poizner in the race to replace California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. ...Read More
New York Now No. 1 in Comp Costs; Calif. Ranks 2nd 10/04/2018
State: NA | Segment: Top | 217 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 36 min read
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — New York has dethroned California as the most costly workers’ compensation system in the nation, according to a preliminary ranking by the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services released this morning. California dropped to No. 2 in the bie...Read More

Rand Report Says Benefit Levels, Complexity Undermine Comp in U.S. 10/04/2018
By: William Rabb (Reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 953 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 94 min read
A new report from Rand Corp. finds that benefit reductions, system complexity and a lack of access to quality health care are defeating the purpose of workers’ compensation systems across the country. ...Read More
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