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The Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Commission is proposing the adoption of a drug formulary and hopes to cash in on the 30% cost savings already experienced for claims involving state employees.
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday vetoed legislation that would have paid corrections officers full pay while recovering from workplace assaults, but suggested changes that would gain his support.
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The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that a social worker could not file a tort action against the Department of Corrections to recover damages for her slip-and-fall while at a state prison.
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A doctor is trying to take advantage of an apparent loophole in new laws that allow the California Division of Workers' Compensation to stay any liens filed by persons charged with fraud and suspend them from the system after they are convicted.
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The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled that the Workers’ Compensation Board did not err in treating a carrier’s ambiguously phrased letter to an injured worker as an acceptance of liability for the worker’s back condition.
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The Missouri Court of Appeals ruled that an injured worker was entitled to a reasonable opportunity to object to her former attorney’s request that the fees payable to him be paid into a trust instead.