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Supreme Court Won't Review Decision Allowing Convicted Fraudster to Collect Comp Benefits 02/16/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 671 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 54 min read
The California Supreme Court will not disturb a decision from the 4th District Court of Appeal allowing a worker who was convicted of comp fraud to collect benefits for a legitimate injury. ...Read More
 
 

Insurance Conference Spotlights Acquisitions, Reserves 02/16/2018
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 249 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 19 min read
W. R. Berkley Corp. hasn’t had a sizable acquisition for several years, and some suggest that’s because the company is “cautious and cheap,” W. R. Berkley President and Chief Executive Officer Robert Berkley said during a conference on Wednesday. ...Read More
 
 

Appellate Judge: Clean Up Statute on Accidental Disability Retirement 02/16/2018
By: Emily Brill (Reporter)
State: NY | Segment: Top | 147 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 15 min read
Labor advocates say they intend to push for legislation to fix the state law on disability retirements for state workers who suffer workplace injuries, after an appellate court judge said the statute's definition of "accident" is difficult to apply to first responders. ...Read More
 
 

BWC Looks to Review Rules on PPD Application Procedures 02/16/2018
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 68 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 4 min read
The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation has posted a notice of intent to review three rules on claim procedures.  The rules would implem...Read More
 
 

Committee Gives Nod to PEO Registration Bill 02/16/2018
State: MO | Segment: SOUTH | 127 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 31 min read
A Missouri bill that would require professional employer organizations to register with the Department of Insurance was approved 11-1 in the House General Laws Committee Tuesday. ...Read More
 
 

Court Upholds WCAB Decision Tossing Fee Award for Unreasonable Contest by Carrier 02/16/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 134 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 83 min read
The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania upheld a decision of the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board overturning an award of attorney fees to an injured worker, finding that her employer’s comp carrier had not acted unreasonably in seeking a termination of her benefits. ...Read More
 
 
Law Firm Brady/Callahan Changes Name to Brady/Donahue 02/16/2018
State: VT | Segment: NORTH | 64 | 0
Law firm Brady/Callahan has changed its name to Brady/Donahue now that attorney Chris Callahan has retired.  The Springfield, Vermont, firm, which represents personal injury and workers' compensation claimants, is now named after its two senior managing partners, John Brady and B...Read More
 
 

Man Ordered to Repay Nearly $10K in Benefits Received After Returning to Work 02/16/2018
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 126 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 5 min read
A Buffalo man must repay the $9,436.24 in workers' compensation benefits he improperly received from New York State Insurance Fund after he returned to work without notifying the carrier, an Erie County judge has decided.  ...Read More
 
 

Court Revives Worker's Labor Law Claim Against Property Owner 02/16/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 112 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 16 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that an injured construction worker should have been allowed to continue with his Labor Law claims against a pair of property owners, and that the owners should have been allowed to maintain their claims for contractual indemnification against two subcontract...Read More
 
 

Division Correcting Accidental Pay Raise to Anesthesiologists 02/16/2018
State: UT | Segment: WEST | 55 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 5 min read
A fee increase for anesthesiology services provided to Utah injured workers will be short-lived. The Industrial Accidents Division gave notice...Read More
 
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