State: DC | Segment: SOUTH | 228 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The District of Columbia Court of Appeals ruled that additional administrative proceedings were required before it could rule on the merits of a former FedEx employee’s long-running claim for benefits for her psychological condition.
State: FL | Segment: Top | 713 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Guarantee Insurance Co. has been placed under administrative supervision by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation and must stop writing new business, after FLOIR became concerned about the workers’ comp insurer’s finances.
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 246 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Fewer injured workers in Kentucky who were taking pain medications received opioids — and received smaller amounts on average — after the implementation of Kentucky’s House Bill 1, according to a new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute.
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Federal agents set up a sting that involved taking a malingering workers’ compensation claimant on a three-day kayaking trip as part of an effort to prove that she was lying about her inability to work following an injury.
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 226 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A federal trial court judge ruled that the father of a 5-year old boy who was killed in a boating accident could not assert a viable claim against the owner of the ship allegedly at fault for a breach of the duty of seaworthiness.
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 208 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a former coal miner missed the deadline to seek review of the denial of his claim for Black Lung Benefits by waiting for the Benefits Review Board decision on his request for reconsideration.
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1863 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration has announced its opposition to bills that would prohibit apportioning permanent disability to conditions related to pregnancy and require the state to spend all of the $120 million earmarked each year for the Return-to-Work Supplement Program.
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Visitation for Robert Falcioni, who served as an arbitrator with the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission for 20 years, will be held Tuesday, the commission said.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, 540 Dixie Highway, at Orr Road, in Chicago Heights...Read More