State: NJ | Segment: Top | 699 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Superior Court of New Jersey’s Appellate Division this week revived an injured worker’s discrimination and retaliation claims, finding his claims were not pre-empted by a federal collective bargaining law.
State: CO | Segment: Top | 717 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Colorado Senate committee usually known as the place where bills are sent to die passed a measure on Thursday that would create an uninsured employer fund and give the Division of Workers’ Compensation discretion to negotiate penalties levied on businesses illegally operating wi...Read More
State: MN | Segment: NORTH | 603 | 0 | Popular with Legal
While a South Carolina stripper will collect workers’ comp benefits for a shooting injury, researchers at the University of Minnesota say erotic dancers in Minneapolis face the risk of more routine injuries and generally have no coverage.
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 1133 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Monterey County District Attorney’s Office announced that an uninsured tree trimmer was sentenced to 40 days in jail, and a restaurant owner faces a 90-day sentence after admitting to underreporting payroll to receive lower workers’ compensation premiums.
State: MT | Segment: WEST | 977 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Montana Workers’ Compensation Court ruled that a uninsured contractor was liable for reimbursing the Uninsured Employers' Fund for the benefits paid to an uninsured subcontractor’s injured employee.
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 988 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Amendments to a bill proposing to exempt from utilization review and independent medical review medical treatment for physical and psychological injuries resulting from terrorism and workplace violence would clarify the types of acts that trigger the exemption.
State: AR | Segment: Top | 658 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Arkansas Court of Appeal this week ruled that an undocumented worker was entitled to temporary total disability benefits to compensate for the loss of wages, even though she couldn't legally be employed in the United States.