Notice: Passwords are now case-sensitive

Remember Me
Register a new account
Forgot your password?



Community Requests

AMA Guides 5th Edition - Impairment Assessment Certification - Register NOW

Workers' Compensation News


Gov. Signs Bill to Reschedule Hydrocodone 09/24/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 549 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 25 min read
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill rescheduling hydrocodone combination products as Schedule II drugs. The U.S. Drug Enforceme...Read More

BBSI's Former CFO Indicted Over Allegedly False Financial Reports 09/24/2018
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 811 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 17 min read
The former chief financial officer of Barrett Business Services Inc. has been indicted in connection with the alleged underreporting of the professional employer organization’s workers’ comp expenses, by about $12 million, in 2013. ...Read More

For Now, Department Will Repurpose Staff for Fraud Unit 09/24/2018
By: William Rabb (Reporter)
State: MI | Segment: Top | 225 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 58 min read
After the Michigan Legislature failed to create an insurance fraud investigation unit this year, Gov. Rick Snyder took matters into his own hands. Last week, he ordered a state agency to set up a bureau that will delve into all types of insurance fraud, including workers’ compensation. ...Read More

Alleged Delays in Adjudication of Claim Don't Allow Waiver of Social Security Offset 09/24/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: CT | Segment: NORTH | 86 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 9 min read
The Connecticut Appellate Court ruled that alleged delays in the adjudication of an injured worker’s comp claim did not allow her to avoid an offset for the old-age Social Security benefits she had begun receiving. ...Read More

Division Proposing Rule Changes 09/24/2018
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 49 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 178 min read
The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division on Friday posted notice of proposed rule changes relating to employer and insurer coverage responsibility, and procedures for employers who don’t provide mandated coverage. ...Read More

Evidence of AMA Impairment Rating Can Be Introduced in Non-Comp Cases 09/24/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: CO | Segment: WEST | 83 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 6 min read
The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that evidence of a person’s whole person impairment rating percentage is relevant even in a non-workers’ compensation personal injury case. ...Read More

Unfunded Liability for Special Disability Fund Drops 21% 09/24/2018
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 65 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 114 min read
Florida’s second-injury fund, closed in 1998, had an estimated unfunded liability of $437 million on June 30 — 21% less than last year’s estimate, according to ...Read More

WCD Issues Notice on Wage Calculations 09/24/2018
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 55 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 97 min read
The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division issued an industry notice providing examples of how to calculate wages for workers injured on or after Feb. 21. ...Read More
Division Proposing Repeal of Defunct Annuity Table 09/24/2018
State: NV | Segment: WEST | 51 | 0 | Popular with Medical | 154 min read
The Nevada Division of Industrial Relations is proposing to amend its rules by deleting a defunct actuarial annuity table that was once used to determine the amount of lu...Read More

AIG to Acquire Glatfelter Insurance Group 09/24/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 53 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 3 min read
American International Group has entered into an agreement to acquire Glatfelter Insurance Group, a full-service broker and insurance company based in York, Pennsylvania. ...Read More
10000 Results Page 3 of 1000