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Temp Worker Can't Maintain Tort Suit Against Employer's Client 06/12/2024
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Texas appellate court ruled that a temporary employment provider’s employee could not pursue a civil remedy against his employer’s client for an on-the-job injury. ...Read More
 
 

WCAB En Banc Clarifies Process for Rebutting Combined Values Chart 06/11/2024
State: CA | Segment: Top | 0 | Popular with Legal
The California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board published an en banc decision Monday clarifying the process for rebutting the combined values chart in the Permanent Disability Rating Schedule. ...Read More
 
 

Wage Growth Boosts Premium in 2023; SCIF Market Share Dips Below 10% 06/11/2024
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 0 | Popular with Legal
The California Workers’ Compensation Institute reports that ongoing wage growth more than offset a decrease in charged rates to help boost direct written premium for a third year in a row. ...Read More
 
 

Claims-Based Market Share Increases for Self-Insureds, State 06/11/2024
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 0 | Popular with Legal
Self-insured employers and the State of California increased market shares based on claim counts reported to the Workers’ Compensation Information System, according to the latest annual report...Read More
 
 

Court Overturns Denial of University Employee's Claims 06/11/2024
State: DC | Segment: SOUTH | 0 | Popular with Employer
The District of Columbia Court of Appeals overturned the denial of a university employee’s claim for injuries from a collision with a jogger as she walked along a public sidewalk to move between two areas of the campus where she worked. ...Read More
 
 

Court Revives Health Care Worker's Claim for Tuberculosis 06/11/2024
State: HI | Segment: WEST | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Hawaii Court of Appeals revived an injured health care worker’s untimely claim for her tuberculosis infection. Case: We...Read More
 
 

Court Upholds Summary Judgment on Labor Law Claim for Staircase Accident 06/11/2024
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York appellate court upheld a grant of summary judgment for a worker on his Labor Law claim arising from an accident on an unsecured temporary staircase. ...Read More
 
 

Court Reinstates Worker's Labor Law Claim for Hand Injury 06/11/2024
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A New York appellate court reinstated a worker’s Labor Law claim for injuries to his hand. Case: Rivera v. 95th and Thir...Read More
 
 

WCD Bulletin Explains Self-Insurer Premium Assessment 06/11/2024
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division on Monday published a bulletin explaining how to calculate self-insured employer premium assessments for the upcoming fiscal year. ...Read More
 
 

DWC Proposes Rules to Expedite UR Decisions 06/10/2024
State: CA | Segment: Top | 0 | Popular with Legal
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation on Friday introduced rules to speed up the delivery of medical care by implementing provisions from bills passed nearly a decade ago exempting certain procedures or treatments from utilization review. ...Read More
 
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