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Workers' Compensation News

Medical Experts Help Prove Frostbite Injury Was Work-Related 05/23/2013
State: IA | Segment: CENTRAL | 336 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Medical experts helped a manual laborer's estate prove that his work-related exposure to freezing temperatures caused him to suffer frostbite and several infections, according to a decision from the Iowa Court of Appeals. Case: Estate of John Herman v. Overhead Door Co. of Des Moines...Read More
Main Street America Launch Commercial Products in Wisconsin 05/22/2013
State: WI | Segment: CENTRAL | 155 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Main Street America Group, a regional insurance company, said agents of subsidiary Austin Mutual Insurance Co. will begin offering its commercial products to policyholders in Wisconsin.The commercial products include main line business owners policy, a property and liability coverage for...Read More
Monro Muffler Brake Fined $221,100 for Safety Violations 05/21/2013
State: NH | Segment: EAST | 606 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing fines of $221,100 against Monro Muffler Brake for willful, repeat and serious safety violations at its facility in Portsmouth, N.H.OSHA said in a press release it inspected a Portsmouth shop operated by the auto repair, ...Read More
Mullen & Filippi Opening Riverside Office 05/17/2013
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 756 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Workers’ compensation defense firm Mullen & Filippi announced plans to open a new Southern California office later this month.The law firm said it will begin accepting referrals of new matters at the new Riverside office when it opens on May 20.Suzanne Banks will be...Read More
Medical Food Co. Cites Comp for Record Profits 05/17/2013
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 684 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 3 min read
Medical food manufacturer and distributor Targeted Medical Pharma said expansion of its workers’ compensation business in California contributed to record-setting revenue of $2.8 million in the first quarter of 2013.Targeted Medical Pharma, based in Los Angeles, said first-quarter ...Read More
Masonry Contractor Cited for Fall Hazards at Residential Site 05/17/2013
State: NJ | Segment: EAST | 588 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a New Jersey masonry contractor for fall hazards at a residential project in Paramus, N.J.OSHA said in a news release that inspectors have recommended $46,200 in fines against F. Pardo Corp. of Ridgefield Park, N.J. The com...Read More
Misclassification Task Force to Meet Tuesday 05/16/2013
State: MD | Segment: EAST | 391 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Maryland Joint Enforcement Task Force on Workplace Fraud will meet next Tuesday beginning at 10 a.m. (EDT) at the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.Gov. Martin O'Malley launched the task force on July 14, 2009, to investigate cases of employee misclassificati...Read More
Mitchell to Offer Medical Bill-Review Services to Stratose's Network 05/15/2013
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 482 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Mitchell International said its workers' comp solutions division will begin offering its medical bill-review software and related services to the medical, dental and workers’ compensation providers that are part of Stratose, a health care services provider.Approximately 850,000...Read More
Maximus Seeing Increase in IMR, IBR Requests 05/08/2013
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 758 | 0 | Popular with Legal
By Greg Jones, Western Bureau ChiefOAKLAND, Calif. – The doctor who is developing the independent medical and bill-review processes for Maximus Federal Services said the number of requests to resolve treatment and b...Read More
Medical Network Rules for Self-Insurers Take Effect Friday 05/07/2013
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: WA | Segment: WEST | 346 | 0 | Popular with Legal
New rules that the Washington state Department of Labor and Industries says will ensure self-insured employers will notify their workers about how to access care within the newly created statewide provider network take effect on Friday.The rules amend Washington Administrative Code Secti...Read More
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