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Workers' Compensation News


Court Rejects Carrier's Claim of Misconduct by Judge 02/23/2021
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 229 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 9 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that a workers’ compensation law judge who made a joke about consulting with “an en banc panel” did not engage in misconduct warranting the rescission of her decision. ...Read More

Principles of Estoppel Don't Bar Widow From Seeking Benefits 02/23/2021
State: MO | Segment: SOUTH | 114 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 260 min read
A Missouri appellate court clarified the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission’s jurisdiction to rule on issues of estoppel and found that a widow was not barred from seeking benefits for the murder of her husband by a co-employee. ...Read More

Board Moves to Electronic Submission of Comp Coverage 02/23/2021
State: IN | Segment: NORTH | 103 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 78 min read
Indiana employers may now submit workers' compensation coverage forms online, and paper forms will soon be barred, the state's Workers' Compensation Board announced. ...Read More

All 935 Meat Worker COVID Claims Denied, Newspaper Reports 02/23/2021
State: MN | Segment: NORTH | 477 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 77 min read
Despite widespread media attention and complaints from workers, all 935 COVID-19 workers' compensation claims at Minnesota's largest meatpacking plants have been denied, according to the Star Tribune newspaper. ...Read More

Commission Plans to Update Anesthesia Reimbursement 02/23/2021
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 106 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 166 min read
The Louisiana Workforce Commission plans to update the workers' compensation reimbursement for nurse anesthetists, in keeping with Medicare's codes and modifiers. ...Read More

Lawmakers Announce Single-Payer Proposal 02/22/2021
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 1757 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 40 min read
A group of California lawmakers on Friday announced the introduction of a bill that would create some type of single-payer health care system but provided few details about what the proposal would look like. ...Read More

Bill Would Mandate Comp Coverage for Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities 02/22/2021
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 375 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 32 min read
Businesses operating alcohol or drug abuse recovery and treatment facilities in California would be required to carry workers’ compensation coverage, under a recently introduced bill. ...Read More

MLAC Opts for Work Group on Proposed Changes to TD Authorization, Overpayment Credits 02/22/2021
By: Mark Powell (Reporter)
State: OR | Segment: Top | 223 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 12 min read
Members of the Management-Labor Advisory Committee on Friday said they’ll convene a subcommittee to parse a bill introduced in the Oregon Legislature that would remove restrictions on retroactive authorization for temporary disability and limit carriers’ ability to recover overpayment...Read More

Lawmakers Extend Comp to Some Domestic Workers; Presumption Bills in Conference 02/22/2021
By: William Rabb (Reporter)
State: VA | Segment: Top | 165 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 120 min read
Virginia lawmakers on Friday voted to extend workers' compensation and fair-labor laws to some domestic workers, but COVID-19 presumption bills may have hit a wall with just days left in the legislative session. ...Read More

Worker Can't Use Out-of-State Settlement to Avoid Reimbursing WSI for Benefits 02/22/2021
State: ND | Segment: NORTH | 169 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 10 min read
The North Dakota Supreme Court ruled that a worker could not avoid liability to reimburse Workforce Safety and Insurance after he received benefits for an injury from the Missouri workers’ compensation system. ...Read More
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