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Falling Rates for Comp Insurance in Q3 12/15/2015
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 582 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Commercial insurance prices were nearly flat in the third quarter of 2015, while prices for workers’ compensation insurance fell nationally, ...Read More

Memo To Judges, Lawyers: Fees Cannot Exceed 20% 12/15/2015
State: NJ | Segment: NORTH | 403 | 0 | Popular with Legal
New Jersey's top workers' compensation judge issued a reminder to judges and attorneys that claimants' counsel fees must not exceed 20% of any awar...Read More

SAIF Corp. Directors to Approve 2016 Budget 12/15/2015
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 302 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The board of directors for Oregon's SAIF Corp. plans to approve a 2016 budget during its Dec. 16 meeting in Salem. Members of the board will a...Read More

DWC Accepting Comments on Proposed Complaint Form 12/15/2015
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 355 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Texas Division of Workers' Compensation is accepting comments on a new form that can be used to submit allegations of administrative violations...Read More
Woman Misled Agency Over Student Status While Collecting Death Benefits 12/15/2015
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 370 | 0 | Popular with Legal
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Rating Bureau Recommends 4.1% Increase in Coal Mining Loss Costs 12/15/2015
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 1589 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Pennsylvania Coal Mine Compensation Rating Bureau is recommending a 4.1% increase in loss costs effective April 1, according to ...Read More

Firefighter's Hypertension Claim Was Timely 12/15/2015
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: CT | Segment: NORTH | 853 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Connecticut Appellate court ruled that although a firefighter's claim for hypertension was filed more than four years after a doctor to...Read More

Changing Landscape of Terrorism Risk Prompts Industry Response 12/14/2015
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 1051 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
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Tampa Tribune Joins Opposition to Presumption Bill 12/14/2015
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 1246 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Tampa Tribune, in an editorial published Friday, said a bill that would create a presumption of compensability for cancers contracted by firefighters and paramedics is a costly mandate that lawmakers in Tallahassee should not impose on local taxpayers. Firefighters already have a pres...Read More
ProPublica Targets Tyson Foods in Latest Report on Comp 12/14/2015
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 2003 | 0 | Popular with Legal
ProPublica alleges Tyson Foods, the second-largest processor of chicken, beef and pork in the world, leveraged its economic prowess to convince lawmakers throughout the South and Midwest to limit the rights of injured workers and the benefits they receive. And what Tyson started in the ea...Read More
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