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Contractor to Pay Restitution for Failure to Provide Coverage 06/21/2018
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 88 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 15 min read
An Upstate New York contractor was ordered to pay $8,500 in restitution and fines for failing to provide workers’ compensation insurance during a siding and roof repair project in Aurelius, the online edition of ...Read More

Record Did Not Support Finding as to Cause of Worker's Departure From Labor Market 06/21/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 78 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 10 min read
A New York appellate court overturned a Workers’ Compensation Board finding as to the cause of an injured worker’s departure from the labor market as being unsupported by the evidence. ...Read More
Church Mutual Appoints Assistant VP for Risk Control 06/21/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 83 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 10 min read
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Impairment Rating for Pain Didn't Establish That Worker Had Lost Use of Foot 06/21/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: IA | Segment: NORTH | 58 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 6 min read
The Iowa Court of Appeals ruled that a worker was not entitled to benefits from the state Second Injury Fund, since he failed to prove a condition that pre-dated his most recent industrial injury resulted in the loss of use of his foot. ...Read More

WC Agency Publishes New Medical Fee Schedules 06/21/2018
State: ND | Segment: NORTH | 89 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 32 min read
North Dakota's workers' compensation agency has released updated medical fee schedules, effective July 1. For most medical procedures, the r...Read More

Radiologist Sentenced to 10 Years in Kickback Scheme 06/20/2018
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 2210 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 32 min read
A Southern California radiologist who prosecutors say turned down a plea deal last year was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a kickback scheme that a federal judge said called into question the necessity of some of the services provided to injured workers. ...Read More

Rules Committee Schedules Confirmation Hearing for Parisotto 06/20/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 372 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 76 min read
The head of California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation will appear before the Senate Rules Committee for a confirmation hearing later today. ...Read More

Senate Labor Committee Passes Breast Cancer Rating Bill 06/20/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 428 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 87 min read
Members of the Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations unanimously passed a bill that would identify conditions that California doctors must assess when determining the impairment rating for occupational breast cancer. ...Read More

Assembly Allows Acupuncturists to Treat Workers; Another Bill Makes Workplace Negligence a Felony 06/20/2018
By: William Rabb (Reporter)
State: NY | Segment: Top | 149 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 9 min read
The New York Assembly late Tuesday passed a bill that would let acupuncturists be reimbursed for treating injured workers. The chamber also endorsed what's been named Carlos' Law, which would make criminal negligence in workplaces a third-degree felony,  punishable by imprisonme...Read More

Statutes Barring Recovery for 'Concubines,' 'Fornicators' Don't Bar Dependency Claims 06/20/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NA | Segment: SOUTH | 198 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 17 min read
Year after year, the number of American adults who are cohabitating with an unmarried partner continues to rise. According to the Pew Research Center...Read More
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