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Workers' Compensation News


Comp Court Selects Optum for Fee Schedule Contract 07/13/2020
State: NE | Segment: NORTH | 82 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 20 min read
The Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court announced plans to contract with Optum to help revise its medical fee schedule. The court ...Read More

Lumber, Flooring Maker Fined $218,192 for Fatality 07/13/2020
State: AL | Segment: SOUTH | 121 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 7 min read
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Miller & Co. Inc. for failing to protect employees from struck-by hazards after a worker was fatally injured at the company's factory in Alabama. ...Read More

Fabric Manufacturer to Pay $200,000 in Penalties, Correct Workplace Hazards 07/13/2020
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 131 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 1 min read
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced that home and personal care fabric products manufacturer U.S. Nonwovens Corp. will address and correct hazards at its five manufacturing facilities in New York and pay $200,000 in penalties to resolve safety violations. ...Read More

Cleaning Contractor Charged With Underreporting Payroll 07/13/2020
State: RI | Segment: NORTH | 179 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 7 min read
The owner of a cleaning company has been charged with failing to maintain workers’ compensation coverage and with underreporting payroll by more than $300,000, the Rhode Island attorney general said Thursday. ...Read More

Audit Finds Multiple Problems With State Employee Comp Program 07/13/2020
State: NJ | Segment: NORTH | 190 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 9 min read
New Jersey’s self-insured workers’ compensation program for state employees provided incorrect benefits in most claims and failed to address the root cause of many accidents, an audit by the state’s comptroller found. ...Read More

DWC Posts Adjustments to Hospital, ASC Sections of Fee Schedule 07/10/2020
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 200 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 9 min read
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation on Thursday posted an order incorporating into the Hospital Outpatient Departments and Ambulatory Surgical Centers section of the Official Medical Fee Schedule changes made by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. ...Read More

Cannabis Cultivator Pleads Guilty to Comp Fraud 07/10/2020
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 533 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 68 min read
The owner of a licensed cannabis company pleaded no contest to payroll tax and workers’ compensation insurance fraud charges, the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office announced. ...Read More

Business Owner Ordered to Pay Nearly $3k in Premium Fraud Case 07/10/2020
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 485 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 101 min read
A Northern California business owner was ordered to pay nearly $3,000 in restitution after pleading no contest to defrauding his insurance carrier by paying an employee off the books, the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office announced. ...Read More

Industry Must Work Harder to Attract, Retain Diverse Employees, Panelists Say 07/10/2020
By: Mark Powell (Reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 333 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 38 min read
If the workers’ compensation industry is going to continue to thrive, businesses nationwide must be more proactive about recruiting and promoting minority employees, a group of panelists said Thursday during a racial inequality webinar hosted by WorkCompCentral. ...Read More

Puerto Rico SIF Extends Payroll Info Deadline, Adds Telecommuting Classifications 07/10/2020
State: NA | Segment: SOUTH | 209 | 0 | Popular with Vendor | 3 min read
Employers in Puerto Rico have an extra two weeks — until Aug. 4 — to file payroll information with the State Insurance Fund Corp., the SIF announced last week. ...Read More
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