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Overhaul of Workers' Compensation Board Rules Effective Sept. 1 09/04/2018
State: ME | Segment: NORTH | 199 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 56 min read
Workers’ compensation practitioners in Maine return from the holiday weekend with an entirely new rule book. ...Read More

OSHA Proposing Maximum Fines Against Plant Where Employee Fell 08/30/2018
State: AL | Segment: SOUTH | 360 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 3 min read
An accident that seriously injured an employee who fell 30 feet at plant in Millport prompted more than $200,000 in proposed penalties against two companies, the U.S. Occupational Safety Administration said. ...Read More

Oil Well Owner Had No Liability to Contractor's Employee for Injuries 08/22/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 434 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 44 min read
A California appellate court ruled that an oil well owner was entitled to the dismissal of a tort claim by a contractor’s injured employee for injuries from an explosion. ...Read More

Opioids Found Frequently in Claims With Multiple Prescriptions, CWCI Reports 08/17/2018
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 492 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 69 min read
Injured workers who are taking five or more prescription drugs at a time are more likely to be older than 50, have a back injury or have a long-running claim compared to claimants who are taking fewer drugs, according to a new report from the California Workers’ Compensation Institute. ...Read More

Outdoor Ad Company Cited After Worker Burned by High-Voltage Line 08/17/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 305 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 126 min read
An outdoor advertising company is facing $32,435 in proposed penalties for alleged safety violations after a worker suffered third-degree burns when a metal pole being used to install a billboard sign touched an overhead power line. ...Read More

Offset Must Be Based on Maximum Monthly Pension Benefit Available 08/15/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 100 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 31 min read
The Commonwealth Court ruled that an employer was entitled to an offset against an injured worker’s pension benefits based on the maximum monthly amount he could receive, as opposed to the net amount he actually was paid. ...Read More

Overdose Rate Highest for Workers in Dangerous Occupations 08/09/2018
State: MA | Segment: NORTH | 168 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 751 min read
A study released by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Wednesday finds that workers employed in high-risk industries such as construction and fishing were five or six ti...Read More

OSHA Proposes Rollback of Certain Electronic-Reporting Requirements 07/30/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 222 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 17 min read
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding a proposal to remove provisions of the agency&rsquo...Read More

Old Republic's Profit Nearly Doubles in Q2 07/27/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 268 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 7 min read
Old Republic International Corp. has reported net income of $198 million for the second quarter, a 95% increase from $102 million in the pri...Read More

OSHA Fines Five Contractors After Deadly Towboat Explosion 07/26/2018
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 442 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined five contractors almost $800,000 after a towboat explosion in January killed three workers and injured six more. ...Read More
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