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New Mexico workers would see a 25% reduction in fees they pay to fund administration of the state’s workers’ compensation system under a bill filed ahead of the legislative session that starts Jan. 16.
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The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a worker’s voluntary retirement did not render him ineligible for disability benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.
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Workers’ comp defense attorney Richard L. Johnson has applied to fill a vacancy on the Ohio Supreme Court created by the resignation of Justice William O’Neill.
Johnson is one of three applicants for the seat, The Blade ...Read More
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The Montana Supreme Court ruled that a widow was not entitled to collect payment from the comp carrier for her late husband’s employer for the cost of medical bills that had been already been paid by a special fund.
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A New York appellate court affirmed the Supreme Court of New York County's decision to classify falling cinder blocks as falling objects for the purposes of Labor Law § 240(1), rejecting an employer's argument that the term should apply only to objects that workers can be protec...Read More
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Massachusetts' high court is set to decide whether newspaper carriers are employees or independent contractors, a decision that will determine their eligibility for workers' compensation benefits, ...Read More