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EDI Implementation Delayed Eight Months to Allow for IAIABC Release 3.1 01/11/2018
State: OK | Segment: SOUTH | 91 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission has adopted emergency rules to delay by eight months the implementation of an electronic data interchange (EDI) system. ...Read More
 
 

Board Proposes Amendments, Additions to Various Statutes 01/11/2018
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 129 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Workers’ Compensation Board is proposing amendments and new rules to various sections of the state's workers’ compensation statutes, according to a filing posted in the New York State ...Read More
 
 

QMEs to Try Again on Jurisdiction Question in Suit Against DIR 01/10/2018
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 973 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A group of former qualified medical evaluators who allege they lost their jobs after the state adopted a different interpretation of billing rules will soon get a second chance to persuade a civil court judge that he has jurisdiction over their lawsuit against the Department of Industrial Relatio...Read More
 
 

Prosecutors to Seek $10M in Personal Proceeds From Michael D. Drobot 01/10/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 587 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Federal prosecutors will seek to compel former Pacific Hospital of Long Beach owner Michael D. Drobot to forfeit $10 million in personal proceeds allegedly tied to his kickback scheme at his sentencing hearing this week, ...Read More
 
 

Potential for Federal Intervention Shouldn't Be Forgotten, Speaker Warns 01/10/2018
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 236 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Federal standards for workers’ comp systems are unlikely under the Trump administration, but that makes it a good time for the industry to address state-to-state differences in benefits, according to Mark Walls of Safety National. ...Read More
 
 

Political Novice Follows Through on Campaign Reform Pledge 01/10/2018
By: J. Todd Foster (Reporter)
State: VA | Segment: Top | 150 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Democratic socialist motivated to run for the Virginia House of Delegates because of a bad workers’ compensation experience will make good on a campaign promise by introducing three reform measures today. ...Read More
 
 

Court Upholds Denial of Disability Retirement Benefits for Injured University Employee 01/10/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 120 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Kentucky Court of Appeals upheld the denial of an injured worker’s application for disability retirement benefits from the state, finding he remained capable performing a similar job to the one he had at the time he was hurt. ...Read More
 
 

Manslaughter Charges Filed Over Occupational Fatality 01/10/2018
State: WA | Segment: WEST | 100 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The owner of a Seattle construction company fined $51,500 for safety violations that led to the death of a worker was charged with manslaughter in the first felony case over a workplace fatality in Washington state, according to the Department of Labor and Industries. ...Read More
 
 

Death of Infant Didn't Create 'Abnormal Working Condition' for Social Worker 01/10/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 126 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A divided Commonwealth Court ruled that a social worker was not entitled to benefits for psychological distress after an infant under her supervision was killed on the night after she had paid a visit to check on the child’s well-being. ...Read More
 
 

Driver Who Ignored Drug Test Results Can Get Medical Benefits, but Not Indemnity 01/10/2018
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 110 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A woman who got into a car crash on her first day as a driver for a company she hadn’t been cleared to work for can receive medical benefits, but not indemnity benefits, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania decided last week. ...Read More
 
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