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Judge Dismisses 6th Amendment Claim in Vanguard Case 07/05/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 787 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 19 min read
A federal judge in Southern California dismissed a claim that the automatic stay on liens filed by criminally charged providers is unconstitutional and interferes with the ability of a provider to hire the best attorney he or she can afford. ...Read More
 
 

Insurance Committee Passes Fraud Reporting Bill 07/05/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 601 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 38 min read
California state agencies would be required to share with each other information about suspected workers’ compensation fraud except when doing so might compromise an investigation or violate federal law, under a bill that the Senate Insurance Committee passed. ...Read More
 
 

Epic Appoints Principal for Automotive Industry Clients 07/05/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 209 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 61 min read
Epic Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced Tuesday the appointment of Eric Kitei as a principal for the firm’s Southern California operation. He will focus on auto dealers and the automotive industry. ...Read More
 
 

Indicted Attorney Leads WC Legal Education Course 07/05/2018
By: William Rabb (Reporter)
State: TX | Segment: Top | 542 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 23 min read
Some Texas attorneys were a little surprised this week to see a brochure that shows an indicted lawyer leading a workers' compensation education seminar next month in Austin. ...Read More
 
 

Court Overturns Denial of PTD Benefits; Remands for Commission to Clear Up 'Mess' 07/05/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 98 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 4 min read
An Ohio appellate court overturned a denial of a worker’s claim for permanent total disability benefits, finding that the Industrial Commission erred in focusing on whether she had abandoned the workforce without determining if she was capable of working. ...Read More
 
 

Court Upholds Reduction in Worker's PPD Award to Account for Pre-Existing Arthritis 07/05/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 72 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 16 min read
The Oregon Court of Appeals upheld a reduction in the amount of a worker’s permanent partial disability award based on a finding that his accepted occupational disease did not cause the diminished range of motion in his fingers. ...Read More
 
 

Liabilities From Insolvent Trusts Now Down to $34 Million, Board Reports 07/05/2018
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 145 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 19 min read
The outstanding liability left by the insolvency of 20 New York self-insured group trusts has shrunk, from more than $900 million to $34 million, the state Workers' Compensation Board reported. ...Read More
 
 

Court Denies Further Benefits for Housekeeper With Broken Toe 07/05/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 95 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 6 min read
A Louisiana appellate court upheld the denial of a worker's claim for additional benefits after two years of receiving extensive medical treatment for a broken toe. ...Read More
 
 

Employer Can Enforce Lien Against Worker's Recovery Pursuant to 'High/Low' Agreement 07/05/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NJ | Segment: NORTH | 80 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 142 min read
The New Jersey Superior Court’s Appellate Division ruled that an employer’s lien applies to the proceeds collected by an employee pursuant to the terms of a “high/low” agreement in his medical malpractice claim. ...Read More
 
 

Pharmacist Sentenced to Five Years in Kickback Scheme 07/05/2018
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 185 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 11 min read
A Houston pharmacist this week was sentenced to five years in prison in connection with a kickback scheme linked to a chiropractor. Nermin Awad E...Read More
 
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