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An Orlando firefighter who responded to the Pulse Nightclub shooting is the second first responder to file a claim challenging a state law that generally bars claims for mental injuries, while advocates continue to pressure state lawmakers to expand benefits for first responders who suffer P...Read More
State: WA | Segment: WEST | 140 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Washington self-insurers may ask state lawmakers to change the way the Department of Labor & Industries calculates future liabilities for the Second Injury Fund and cash-funded pensions to avoid a sudden increase in assessments.
State: VA | Segment: SOUTH | 153 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Virginia Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the State Corporation Commission did not err in denying claims filed by a group of Kentucky hospitals requesting reimbursement for $439,375.20 in legal fees and costs from an insolvent insurer.
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 164 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A divided New York Appellate Court ruled that substantial evidence did not support a decision of the Workers’ Compensation Board to treat a worker who was capable of "less than sedentary" work as only partially disabled.
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Sitting all day at work is taking a toll on employees’ health, yet employers for the most part aren’t being held accountable — in violation of the "grand bargain" of workers’ compensation, according to a Drexel University professor.
State: CO | Segment: WEST | 159 | 0 | Popular with Legal
In a case of first impression, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that a newly enacted statute that provides for the automatic termination of a doctor’s status as an authorized treating physician does not apply retroactively.
State: PA | Segment: Top | 202 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A Pennsylvania fund that reimburses carriers when they overpay for benefits has a 16-month backlog of applications from insurers wanting refunds, but regulators would not say last week whether the payments have been delayed by the state's budget woes.
State: RI | Segment: NORTH | 249 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Rhode Island Supreme Court last week said it wants to hear oral argument from the parties in a pending dispute on whether an injured worker’s average weekly wage should include income from his employer’s work-sharing plan.