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Federal prosecutors and the attorney representing former state Sen. Ronald Calderon are asking the U.S. District Court for Central California to delay the start of Calderon's corruption trial until May.
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A study by the Liberty Mutual Research Institute adds to a growing body of evidence that the outcome of workers’ compensation claims is better when an injury is reported sooner — a concept that some employers are starting to embrace.
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The Utah Court of Appeals last week revived an agricultural worker's claim for permanent total disability benefits for his injuries from a pig, marking the third occasion in three months where the court has rebuked the commission for impermissibly raising the burden of proof for workers.
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Successful workers' compensation fraud prosecutions are rising dramatically in Florida, even as the number of files opened has dropped from a high of five years ago, according to the state Division of Insurance Fraud's annual report, released Tuesday.
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Overstocked shelves and blocked exit routes were among the hazards cited by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration this week when proposing $162,800 in fines against Dollar General for violations at its outlet in Sherman, Texas.
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The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an attorney's fee award for representing a claimant on a successful Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act claim did not adequately represent the market rate for attorneys in Portland, Oregon.
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The Social Security Administration is accepting public comments through Feb. 3 on a proposed rule that would extend the workers’ compensation offset from age 65 to full retirement age.
The change would make the administration’s rules consistent with provisions of the Achi...Read More