State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 66 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 2 min read
A New York appellate court upheld a determination that a former World Trade Center recovery worker had suffered no loss of wages from an occupational disease he contracted from exposure to lead.
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 111 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 10 min read
A New York appellate court upheld a denial of benefits to a state hearing officer, finding that she lacked credibility to support her claim of injuries from being squeezed by the closing doors of an elevator “like a jelly doughnut.”
State: IL | Segment: NORTH | 70 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 4 min read
The Illinois Appellate Court ruled that two injured workers were not entitled to 9% interest on their workers’ compensation benefits while their employers unsuccessfully challenged their awards.
State: NJ | Segment: NORTH | 73 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 73 min read
A Linwood, New Jersey, man has admitted to defrauding state health benefits programs and other insurers out of more than $2 million by submitting fraudulent claims for medically unnecessary prescriptions for compounded medications.
State: KS | Segment: NORTH | 64 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 6 min read
A bill in the Kansas Legislature that would move the administration of the State Workers’ Compensation Self-Insurance Fund from the Department of Health and Environment to the Department of Administration has been passed by the House of Representatives.
State: UT | Segment: WEST | 70 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 5 min read
The ousted director of the Utah Labor Commission’s Adjudication Division may have made the wrong call about what the law holds, but he didn't engage in misconduct just by instituting a policy that conformed to his interpretation, the state Supreme Court ruled.