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Non-Subscribers Must File Two Forms by April 30 02/05/2018
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 114 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 13 min read
The Division of Workers’ Compensation has posted its notice for annual reporting for employers without workers’ compensation insurance. ...Read More
 
 

Normandy Insurance Hires Field Managers in Two States 02/02/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 72 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 25 min read
Normandy Insurance Co. has hired Kelly Morton as its Pennsylvania field manager, and Jarrett O’Donnell as field manager in Georgia. ...Read More
 
 

No Psyche Benefits for Worker Injured When Construction Equipment Overturned 02/01/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 1183 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 22 min read
A California appellate court ruled that a construction worker was not entitled to benefits for a psychiatric injury from an accident where his compacter overturned. ...Read More
 
 

Neurosurgeon's Opinion Should Have Carried Day in Treatment Dispute 02/01/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: WV | Segment: SOUTH | 114 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 2 min read
A split West Virginia Supreme Court overturned a denial of authorization for a worker’s back surgery, finding that the opinion of his neurosurgeon should have been treated as more persuasive than the competing opinions of three other physicians. ...Read More
 
 

No Benefits for Worker With Alleged Aggravation of Pre-Existing Condition She Denied Having 01/29/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: AR | Segment: SOUTH | 120 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
The Arkansas Court of Appeals upheld a denial of benefits to a restaurant worker who simultaneously denied a history of back problems and asserted a claim for the aggravation of a pre-existing back condition. ...Read More
 
 

No Benefits for Worker Rendered Fully Disabled by Pre-Existing Condition 01/25/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: VA | Segment: SOUTH | 131 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 88 min read
The Virginia Court of Appeals upheld the denial of disability benefits to a man who was unable to work after a partially disabling injury because of the worsening of a pre-existing health condition. ...Read More
 
 

No Benefits for Butcher Who Had Stroke While on Out-of-State Trip for Employer 01/23/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 143 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 23 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that a butcher was not entitled to benefits for a stroke he suffered while on an out-of-state trip to provide a demonstration on meat-cutting. ...Read More
 
 

No Benefits for Worker Who Had Stroke During Meeting 01/22/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 144 | 0 | Popular with Employer | 1 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that a software engineer was not entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for a stroke he suffered while attending a meeting to discuss a discrimination claim against his former employer. ...Read More
 
 

No Summary Judgment for Construction Manager Whose Protective Devices Stopped Fall 01/19/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 153 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 2 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that a construction manager was not entitled to summary judgment dismissing a worker’s Labor Law claim based on the alleged failure to provide adequate fall protection, even though a safety cable had prevented the worker from actually falling. ...Read More
 
 

NCCI: Medical Pot, Air Ambulances, Attorneys' Fees Among Notable Court Rulings 01/18/2018
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 355 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 10 min read
Workers’ compensation attorneys who keep an eye on trends influencing how courts interpret the grand bargain in 2018 have likely noticed recent cases concerning air ambulances, medical marijuana, attorneys’ fees and treatment guidelines. ...Read More
 
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