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A judge and jury have ordered an Albany-based asbestos abatement and demolition company to pay $173,794 to a former employee who was fired in June 2010 after reporting improper asbestos removal practices at a school work site in Gloversville, New York.
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A woman who was arrested in July for allegedly posing as an engineer in an attempt to dupe the City of Homestead into awarding her a $33.3 million construction contract has been arrested again on charges of failure to secure workers' compensation coverage and running an organized scheme to de...Read More
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The North Carolina Industrial Commission has released written public comments received in response to the draft opioid utilization rules developed by the state’s Workers’ Compensation Opioid Task Force.
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A carpenter convicted of workers' compensation fraud for working while collecting benefits must reimburse the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation more than $23,000, the BWC announced Friday.
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The New Jersey Horse Racing Injury Compensation Board has proposed rules to continue its existence, with changes to reflect an increase in the assessment rate authorized by the Legislature and to improve wording.
State: CA | Segment: Top | 832 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Even though California regulators revised prescription drug formulary rules twice before adopting a final version that takes effect Jan. 1, uncertainty about how the workers’ compensation system will adapt to the changes leaves open the possibility of more revisions in the future ...Read More
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The workers’ comp industry is on track to end this year with an underwriting profit, according to analysts, but 2018 may be a different story, as ongoing rate decreases could move insurers toward the break-even point.
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A Fort Worth doctor has agreed to not treat, examine or consult with other physicians regarding injured workers by signing a consent order demanded by the Texas Division of Workers' Compensation for his alleged unnecessary prescribing of compound medications.
State: NY | Segment: Top | 214 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The New York Workers' Compensation Board scored the latest in its string of victories against members of dissolved workers' compensation self-insurance trusts on Thursday with a decision clearing its way to recover $133 million.
State: NC | Segment: SOUTH | 188 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The North Carolina Supreme Court unanimously ruled that a worker was not barred from pursuing a comp claim for his injuries from a car accident when he had already settled a suit against the motorist responsible for the accident, without his employer’s consent.