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A Washington man will be arraigned today on charges that he operated a bar while collecting both workers’ compensation and Social Security benefits, the Department of Labor & Industries said Friday.
Dennis J. Bennett, 63, of Veradale, is charged with two counts of felony first-d...Read More
State: PA | Segment: Top | 783 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Pennsylvania lawmakers thought they had reined in physician dispensing with 2014 legislation, but stakeholders say doctors have found a loophole: buying ownership stakes in pharmacies and prescribing high-priced drugs, often pain creams, and pocketing the profits.
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The Montana Department of Labor and Industry announced that the standard reimbursement rate for lodging when an injured worker has to travel outside his or her community for medical treatment increased to $93 a night, from $91, effective Oct. 1.
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Liberty Mutual Insurance has filed suit against 18 Philadelphia-area pain management doctors, pharmacists and related parties for allegedly prescribing $4.7 million in pain creams to injured workers, some of which cost more than $8,000 per tube, The Inquirer ...Read More
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An injured construction worker is free to sue his employer under the Jones Act even though he settled an injury claim under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, the Washington Court of Appeals ruled.
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Expectations for California's 2017 legislative session for the most part held true: Although there was some debate on bills addressing utilization review and victims of workplace terrorist attacks, it was generally a quiet session for workers’ compensation.