State: AK | Segment: WEST | 68 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 4 min read
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker reportedly appointed a labor representative to fill a seat on the Workers’ Compensation Board that is reportedly required by law to be filled by a person representing employers, according to website ...Read More
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 39 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 4 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that a worker was not entitled to summary judgment on all of his Labor Law claims based on injuries from an incident where a ramp slipped out from underneath a heavy cart he had been pulling.
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 59 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 9 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that the state workers’ compensation system had jurisdiction over a resident’s claim based on an out-of-state accident while working for an out-of-state employer.
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 43 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 6 min read
The number of injured workers who depend on opioids has declined 19% in Ohio’s workers’ compensation system, the sixth year in a row that the number has fallen since the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation adopted a formulary.
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 45 | 0 | Popular with Employer | 2 min read
A Texas appellate court ruled that an injured truck driver could not proceed with a premises liability claim against the owner of the property where he hurt his shoulder while making a delivery.
State: IA | Segment: NORTH | 43 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
A bill in the Iowa legislature that would give employers control of medical care and mandate a state workers’ compensation fraud enforcement unit would cost more than $1 million annually, with most of the money coming from penalty revenue and not general tax revenues, according to an analys...Read More
State: CA | Segment: Top | 885 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 41 min read
Representatives for California lien claimants say state regulators may be violating a federal judge’s order by requiring administrative law judges to report challenges to the automatic stay on liens so that attorneys have an opportunity to introduce evidence in the cases.
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 346 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 24 min read
The incoming leader of the California Senate introduced a bill that would make permanent an extended deadline for dependents of police officers and firefighters to file claims for death benefits the Legislature approved in 2014.