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Court Revisits Labor Law Dispute, Revives Portions of Worker's Claim 10/11/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 158 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 86 min read
A New York appellate court revisited a Labor Law dispute over a worker’s fall from a ladder and revived portions of his claims against a contractor that had been hired to install signage at a retail space. ...Read More
 
 

BWC Submits Hodgepodge of Rule Changes to Legislative Committee 10/11/2018
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 85 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 29 min read
The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation said Wednesday that it has filed with a legislative review committee 12 proposed rule changes relating to classification rates, security fund contributions, retrospective rating and other matters. ...Read More
 
 

Ex-Employees Charge Retaliation Over Shooting Range Comp Claims 10/11/2018
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 339 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 317 min read
Six employees of a Philadelphia shooting range have filed a lawsuit, alleging that they were fired after they filed workers' compensation claims over respiratory injuries. ...Read More
 
 

Providers Say Reimbursement Inadequate Under Proposed Pharmacy Rules 10/10/2018
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 743 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 68 min read
Service providers say changes to the pharmaceutical fee schedule that the Division of Workers’ Compensation proposed in September could significantly reduce reimbursement rates in California. ...Read More
 
 

Claimant Gets Year in Jail, Probation for Misrepresenting Injury 10/10/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 752 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 87 min read
An injured worker who pleaded no contest to one count of fraud for intentionally misrepresenting the extent of his injuries was ordered to serve one year in county jail. ...Read More
 
 

Daniel Guth Joins Alliant as VP in Newport Beach 10/10/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 216 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 9 min read
Daniel Guth has joined Alliant Insurance Services as a vice president in the brokerage firm’s Newport Beach office. ...Read More
 
 

NCCI: First-Responder Bills Dominated 2018 Sessions 10/10/2018
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 281 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 17 min read
Out of hundreds of pieces of workers’ comp-related legislation considered this year, about one in eight bills pertained to first responders, according to the National Council on Compensation Insurance. ...Read More
 
 

State Gets Another Rate Decrease, but Supreme Court Case Looms 10/10/2018
By: William Rabb (Reporter)
State: KS | Segment: Top | 157 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 13 min read
Kansas officials are celebrating a fifth straight workers’ compensation rate decrease, but worker advocates are reminding them that the outlook could soon change with a looming state Supreme Court decision. ...Read More
 
 

Court Overturns Denial of Benefits for Third Time 10/10/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 139 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 10 min read
The third time was not the charm for a Louisiana workers’ compensation judge whose rulings continue to be overturned by the Court of Appeals. ...Read More
 
 

Retail Worker Failed to Link Back Injury to Job 10/10/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: AZ | Segment: WEST | 73 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 25 min read
The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that a retail worker failed to carry her burden of proving that her back complaints had been caused by work activities. ...Read More
 
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