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Workers' Compensation News

 

Insurers, Agents Must Report Suspected Fraud or Lose License, Commissioner Says 12/05/2019
State: WV | Segment: SOUTH | 208 | 0 | Popular with Employer | 16 min read
With payroll fraud and employee misclassification on the rise, the West Virginia insurance commissioner is reminding insurers and agents that they are required to report suspected fraud. ...Read More
 
 

Court 'Regretfully' Applies Change in Law Retroactively to Cap TPD Benefits 12/05/2019
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 116 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 8 min read
The Kentucky Court of Appeals “regretfully” ruled that a 2018 change in the law operated retroactively to cap an elderly worker’s permanent total disability benefits for a back injury. ...Read More
 
 

After Two Years of Input and Revisions, Complex Formulary Begins Today 12/05/2019
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 175 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 33 min read
New York state's much-debated and long-awaited workers' compensation drug formulary takes effect today for all new prescriptions. ...Read More
 
 

BWC Posts Guidebook on Lifetime Medical vs. Closed Benefits 12/05/2019
State: TN | Segment: SOUTH | 204 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 121 min read
Subrogation? Medicare set-asides? Lifetime medical or closed benefits? ...Read More
 
 

Voters Injured at Work Announces New Executive Director 12/04/2019
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 477 | 2 | Popular with Legal | 18 min read
Voters Injured at Work, an organization advocating for California's injured workers and their families, announced Isabel Pires as its new executive director. ...Read More
 
 

DWC Suspends Nine Providers 12/04/2019
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 2577 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 59 min read
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation suspended two physicians, a chiropractor and six businesspeople who have been convicted of fraud or financial crimes. ...Read More
 
 

Bickmore Study Finds Self-Insured Employers Save 21% on Average 12/04/2019
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 394 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 59 min read
The California Self-Insurers' Security Fund released findings of a study conducted by Bickmore Actuarial finding the cost of self-insuring is 14% to 28% lower than purchasing a traditional workers’ compensation policy. ...Read More
 
 

Governor Names Six More Arbitrators, Filling Positions That Had Been Vacant for Months 12/04/2019
By: William Rabb (Reporter)
State: IL | Segment: Top | 427 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 16 min read
After more than a year without a full staff of workers' compensation arbitrators, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker this week named six new faces to the panel. Two of them are claimants' lawyers, one is an insurance defense attorney, and two have spent time at the Workers' Compensation Comm...Read More
 
 

Chicken Farmer Qualifies as Producer's Employee 12/04/2019
State: MD | Segment: SOUTH | 174 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 23 min read
The Maryland Court of Special Appeals ruled that a farmer raising chickens under a contract with Tyson Farms was an employee of the poultry production monolith. ...Read More
 
 

Construction Company Cited for Trench Collapse 12/04/2019
State: AL | Segment: SOUTH | 193 | 0 | Popular with Other | 5 min read
A utility contractor has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for exposing its workers to exc...Read More
 
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