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Lawmaker Wants to Clarify That Franchisors Are Not Joint Employers 01/08/2018
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 69 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Pennsylvania Rep. Todd Stephens, R-Montgomery, plans to introduce legislation to clarify that franchisors are not joint employers for purposes of workers’ compensation and other state laws. ...Read More

No Benefits for Butcher With Hand Injuries 01/08/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NC | Segment: SOUTH | 98 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled that a butcher was not entitled to benefits for injuries to his hands from repeated handling of cold and frozen meats because he had a pre-existing condition that left him uniquely susceptible to injury. ...Read More

Hanford Presumption Proposal Returns in 2018 01/08/2018
State: WA | Segment: WEST | 113 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Lawmakers in Washington state will take another a run at creating a presumption that certain diseases are compensable injuries for workers at the federal Hanford Nuclear Reservation this year. ...Read More

Maintenance Worker Charged With Workers' Comp Fraud 01/08/2018
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 91 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A Sanborn maintenance worker has been charged with workers' compensation fraud after he was allegedly observed installing and servicing swimming pools while collecting temporary total disability benefits, ...Read More

'BBQ: Benefits & Burning Questions' Seminar Set 01/08/2018
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 126 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Registration has opened for the Insurance Council of Texas’ Workers’ Compensation Seminar on March 7 in Austin. ...Read More

Bill Would Require Employers to Comply With Laws Relating to Undocumented Workers 01/08/2018
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 138 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A new bill was introduced Thursday to require Florida employers to comply with specified provisions relating to the unlawful employment of undocumented workers, unfair immigration-related employment practices, and financial and criminal penalties for violations. ...Read More

New Workers' Compensation Calculation Program Released 01/08/2018
State: MI | Segment: NORTH | 99 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Michigan Workers’ Compensation Agency has launched a new version of its online Workers’ Compensation Calculation Program, known as WCCALC. ...Read More

Employer Fined $41,310 for Fatal Bee Attack 01/05/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 704 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health fined an employer $41,310 as a result of a fatal bee attack in 2017. Gerardo Balbuena, 49, was...Read More

Bill Introduced to Clarify Coverage for Peace Officers Injured Outside of State 01/05/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 641 | 1 | Popular with Legal
California police officers injured while apprehending a suspect or protecting lives outside of the state would be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits, according to a bill Assemblyman Tom Daly introduced on the first day of the legislative session. ...Read More

Data Analytics Help Boost Outlook for Commercial Lines 01/05/2018
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 257 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A.M. Best improved its outlook for commercial lines in the U.S. to "stable," citing fundamental changes to insurers’ underwriting and pricing practices that include the use of data analytics. ...Read More
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