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A New York appellate court ruled that a construction manager was not entitled to summary judgment dismissing a worker’s Labor Law claim based on the alleged failure to provide adequate fall protection, even though a safety cable had prevented the worker from actually falling.
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A divided New York appellate court ruled that an injured worker can proceed with his claim for damages against a property owner for an allegedly dangerous condition, as well as a claim against a contractor that created the hazard.
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The South Carolina Court of Appeals ruled that a worker had reached maximum medical improvement for his injuries from a car accident and that he had established a loss of earning capacity, but he was not entitled to 340 weeks of permanent partial disability benefits.
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Whether spinal cord stimulators should be a compensable treatment for injured workers is a topic that the Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division’s Medical Advisory Committee will consider when it meets on Feb. 16.
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The New Jersey Superior Court’s Appellate Division ruled that a public entity self-insurance fund lost the ability to proceed with a claim against an alleged third-party tortfeasor because of its failure to serve a demand on an employee.
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The Workers’ Compensation Commission has posted proposed permanent rules to Chapter 1, General Information; Chapter 10, Practice and Procedures; and Chapter 25, Workers’ Compensation Insurance and Self Insurance.
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A federal judge ordered a doctor to pay $2 million for accepting kickbacks to refer workers’ compensation patients to Pacific Hospital of Long Beach on the same day she determined it would be too burdensome to calculate restitution for a marketer who orchestrated a similar kickback scheme a...Read More
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A federal judge in California denied most requests from Applied Underwriters to limit the types of documents employers can obtain during discovery in a purported class action lawsuit over the EquityComp program.