State: OK | Segment: SOUTH | 336 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Court of Civil Appeals of Oklahoma upheld an award of benefits to a worker who injured her back when she slipped on spilled spaghetti, even though video footage of the incident demonstrated that her version of events wasn't entirely accurate.
Case: LMR Oil v. Frazier, No. 111930, ...Read More
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 679 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Ace Ltd. announced Monday the promotion of Paul J. Krump, now president of personal lines and claims for Chubb, to president of North America commercial and personal lines for the new Chubb group.
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 2051 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Southern California hearing representative and an interpreter are accused of conspiring to cash an $18,946 workers' compensation settlement check written in the name of an applicant who died before the case was settled.
An investigation by the state Department of Insurance led to th...Read More
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 904 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The owner of a Southern California moving company on Friday was ordered to serve 16 months in state prison and pay $2 million in restitution for underreporting payroll to State Compensation Insurance Fund, the Orange County District Attorney's Office announced.
Rand Robert Gordon, 61,...Read More
State: SD | Segment: Top | 679 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
The South Dakota Supreme Court upheld an award of benefits to a waitress for a brain injury that manifested one week after she helped break up a New Year's Eve brawl at the bar where she worked.
Sarah Sorensen had "raccoon eyes" and complained of a headache after being pumme...Read More
State: FL | Segment: Top | 2461 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Contractors have launched a fresh push to close what they believe are glaring loopholes in Florida's insurance laws, allowing rogue firms to operate under the cover of professional employer organizations.
They want a sit down with the state's insurance commissioner, who has promis...Read More
State: NA | Segment: Top | 898 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
LAS VEGAS -- Many worker injuries require only short-term medical treatment. But those in which treatment drags on into weeks and then months drive up workers’ compensation costs and have the potential to become long-term disability cases.
Identifying and intervening in cases that a...Read More
State: AR | Segment: SOUTH | 475 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Maximum weekly benefits for total disability and permanent partial disability in Arkansas will both increase 2.7% in 2016, tied to an increase in the state's average weekly wage, the Workers' Compensation Commissi...Read More
State: HI | Segment: WEST | 962 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Hawaii's Intermediate Court of Appeals ruled that an employer can raise a challenge to a finding by the Director of Labor and Industrial Relations before the Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board without becoming a cross-appellant, but that it cannot avoid liability for an award of att...Read More