State: CA | Segment: Top | 736 | 0 | Popular with Legal
OAKLAND, Calif. — A sparsely attended hearing on proposed permanent rules to suspend providers from California’s workers’ compensation system yielded a request for better ways to identify those no longer allowed to treat injured workers, a call for guidance on the retroacti...Read More
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 446 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Prosecutors in Southern California have filed workers’ compensation fraud charges against the employer of two men who were electrocuted on the job, alleging he underreported payroll and misclassified his employees to make it appear they were in less dangerous positions, according to ...Read More
State: TX | Segment: Top | 206 | 0 | Popular with Legal
An informal draft rule intended to expand injured workers’ access to telemedicine services in Texas received a warm reception from those who commented on the proposal, but also raised a number of questions.
State: NJ | Segment: Top | 182 | 0 | Popular with Legal
New Jersey banned providers from invoicing workers for unpaid workers’ compensation medical bills five years ago. But when Ron Dancer’s constituent approached him recently with a ruined credit rating and a story, the assemblyman knew the balance-billing issue wasn’t over in...Read More
State: IA | Segment: NORTH | 98 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Iowa Court of Appeals ruled that a worker was not entitled to benefits for his carpal tunnel syndrome, since he failed to provide his employer with timely notice of his condition, and that the workers’ compensation commissioner will have to evaluate the man's claim for a back i...Read More
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 102 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York appellate court ruled that questions as to whether a worker had actually been involved in moving a heavy reel of electrical wire at a constriction site did not prevent him from entitlement to summary judgment for injuries.