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Court Upholds Jury Verdict Finding Worker Wasn't Fired in Retaliation for Claim 01/15/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: IA | Segment: NORTH | 69 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Iowa Court of Appeals upheld a jury verdict rejecting a worker’s claim that she had been fired in retaliation for pursuing benefits for an on-the-job injury. ...Read More
 
 

Lawmaker Proposes Full-and-Final Settlements for All Claims 01/15/2018
State: AZ | Segment: WEST | 92 | 0 | Popular with Legal
An Arizona lawmaker has introduced legislation that would allow all injured workers to waive the right to future medical care when settling a claim. ...Read More
 
 

Employer's Failure to Raise Argument Before Board Forfeited Issue on Appeal 01/15/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 70 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York appellate court ruled that an employer forfeited its argument that ulnar neuritis and cubital tunnel syndrome are the same condition by failing to raise the argument before the Workers’ Compensation Board. ...Read More
 
 

Bureau to Host Public Hearing on Rule Amendments to Chapter 4167 01/15/2018
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 72 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will hold a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 20 to consider four new and amended rules to Chapter 4167 of the Ohio Revised Code. ...Read More
 
 

Agency Cracking Down on Rejected Settlements 01/15/2018
State: MD | Segment: SOUTH | 71 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Workers’ Compensation Commission is trying to reduce the volume of rejected settlements at the intake stage. In a ...Read More
 
 

Burst Pipe Triggers Temporary Agency Relocation 01/15/2018
State: IN | Segment: NORTH | 65 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A water pipe break has forced the temporary relocation of the Workers’ Compensation Board. The board has moved to the offices of the Indiana...Read More
 
 

Rule Would Mandate Preapproval of Compounds 01/15/2018
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 106 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Division of Workers’ Compensation has formally proposed an amendment that would require preauthorization of all compounded drugs. Pr...Read More
 
 

Worker's Murder Was Not 'Foreseeable,' so Negligence Is Non-Issue, 2nd DCA Decides 01/12/2018
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 763 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The owners of a 7-Eleven could not have foreseen their employee getting shot dead outside the store on the day he was scheduled to testify against an accused robber, the 2nd District Court of Appeals decided in an unpublished opinion released Tuesday. ...Read More
 
 

Elder Drobot Ordered to Forfeit $10M in Personal Assets 01/12/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 728 | 0 | Popular with Legal
U.S. District Judge Josephine L. Staton ordered Michael D. Drobot to forfeit $10 million in personal assets at a hearing Wednesday afternoon.  ...Read More
 
 

DWC Announces Seven More Suspensions 01/12/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 1133 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Division of Workers’ Compensation suspended a businessman convicted of paying kickbacks in 2010, as well as a handful of convicted providers. ...Read More
 
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