State: KS | Segment: NORTH | 106 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 17 min read
The Kansas Insurance Department has adopted a rule, effective March 2, regarding an affidavit of exempt status in workers’ compensation.
Under the rule, each company that underwrites workers’ compensation insurance in the state must accept an executed affidavit of exempt statu...Read More
State: UT | Segment: WEST | 100 | 0 | Popular with Other_other | 188 min read
Both chambers of the Utah Legislature approved a bill that would allow the Division of Industrial Accidents to waive or reduce some penalties assessed to employers operating without workers’ compensation insurance.
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 92 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 2 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that the defendants in a Labor Law claim were entitled to summary judgment in their favor since the evidence supported a finding that the worker’s own conduct was to blame for his fatal fall through a skylight.
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 133 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 17 min read
A Texas appellate court ruled that an injured worker employed by a subcontractor could proceed with a tort claim against the general contractor that did not “provide” him with workers’ compensation insurance coverage.
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 75 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 2 min read
Dr. Christopher Brigham will host a free webinar on improving the quality of independent medical reports Feb. 21 in an event co-hosted by the International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators.
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1044 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 70 min read
California regulators are mining data from the Division of Workers' Compensation claim reporting, electronic document filing, and independent bill and medical review systems to ferret out fraud.
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 466 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 15 min read
Joel Fox, editor and co-publisher of the Fox and Hounds website, on Wednesday said California’s Private Attorneys General Act is causing problems for state employers that are reminiscent of the early 2000s when workers’ compensation costs were skyrocketing.