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Worker Whose Benefits Were Revoked Not Entitled to Reinstatement 01/08/2018
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 152 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania upheld the dismissal of a worker’s petition for reinstatement of wage-loss benefits as time-barred, because even though he had received wage-loss benefits, they had been revoked after the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board determined he wasn...Read More

Widow Can't Collect Medical Benefits if Worker's Bills Were Already Paid 01/05/2018
Source: WorkComoCentral
State: MT | Segment: WEST | 180 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Montana Supreme Court ruled that a widow was not entitled to collect payment from the comp carrier for her late husband’s employer for the cost of medical bills that had been already been paid by a special fund. ...Read More

Worker Employed by Wife Wasn't Subject to Comp Act 01/05/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 213 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled that worker was not eligible for coverage under the Workers’ Compensation Act because he was his wife’s business partner, not her employee. ...Read More

Webinar Will Identify Top Issues to Watch in 2018 01/04/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 227 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The top 20 “issues to watch” in workers’ compensation in 2018 will be the focus of a Tuesday webinar. ...Read More

WestView Capital Partners Invests in Jopari Solutions 01/04/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 193 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Jopari Solutions Inc. on Wednesday announced it has received a growth investment from WestView Capital Partners. ...Read More

WCS Holding Medical Training Classes 01/04/2018
State: NV | Segment: WEST | 120 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Workers’ Compensation Section of Nevada’s Division of Industrial Relations is holding two free medical training classes Jan. 24 at its office in Henderson. ...Read More

WCC Changes Name of Internal Division, Working Group 01/04/2018
State: OK | Segment: SOUTH | 244 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission has changed the name of an internal regulatory division and its working group that processes forms or initiatives to commence cases. ...Read More

Worker Can't Hold Employer Liable for Injuries Caused by Coworkers Fleeing Explosion 01/03/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 216 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A Louisiana appellate court ruled that an employer could not be held vicariously liable for the conduct of its alleged employees who trampled a worker as they fled from an explosion at a chemical plant. ...Read More

Webinar to Discuss Highs and Lows of Medical Marijuana 01/03/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 252 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Coventry will present a free webinar Jan. 24 on the implications of marijuana legalization and workers' comp. The one-hour w...Read More

Workers Notch Wins in Subrogation Efforts 01/02/2018
State: NA | Segment: Top | 319 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A pair of workers in Pennsylvania and Illinois scored victories in cases involving third parties allegedly responsible for causing their injuries. ...Read More
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