State: AZ | Segment: WEST | 545 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Industrial Commission of Arizona is inviting the public to recommend legislation for the upcoming session at a Nov. 12 meeting in Phoenix.
The 2015 legislative shareholder's meeting is an opportunity for people who work with the commission to comment on issues and propose bills fo...Read More
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 3617 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York woman has been charged with felony welfare and insurance fraud after investigators discovered that she was collecting workers' compensation benefits and food stamps while working, according to a report in the Madiso...Read More
State: MD | Segment: SOUTH | 396 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Claimants and defendants with limited English and their lawyers in Maryland are being reminded about the rules on the provision of interpreter services.
The Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission posted a notice on its website that interpreter services will not be provided to ...Read More
State: IN | Segment: NORTH | 776 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Indiana Workers' Compensation Board announced Tuesday that it will collect an assessment to pay for operations of its Second Injury Fund next year.
The board is required to levy an assessment if the balance of the fund on or before Nov. 1 is less than 135% of the previous year'...Read More
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 514 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Guidance on the change of status of two medications for chronic long-term pain has been issued by the Texas Department of Insurance.
The two opioid drugs, Fentanyl Transdermal Patches and MS-Contin, must, from Feb. 1 next year, have pre-authorization approval prior to being pres...Read More
State: GA | Segment: SOUTH | 2941 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
The Georgia Court of Appeals ruled that a comp carrier cannot file a tort suit against a third-party tortfeasor who allegedly caused a worker's compensable accident if the worker already has a pending suit.
Case: Schecter v. Auto-Owners Insurance Co., No. A15A1209, 10/30/2015, publish...Read More
State: NA | Segment: Top | 2188 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The federal government gave the green light to fast track development of an opioid overdose antidote to a pharmaceutical company that earlier this year paid Oregon more than $1 million for marketing its fentanyl spray for off-label uses and faces similar investigations in other jurisdictions...Read More