State: NA | Segment: Top | 182 | 1 | Popular with Legal
A former U.S. State Department employee who sued for lack of due process after years of wrangling with federal workers’ compensation would have been better off staying within the system, because the federal courts don't have jurisdiction over issues that arise during the claim...Read More
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 91 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Commonwealth Court ruled that an injured worker’s weekly benefits were subject to modification to reflect his earning potential from two jobs identified by his employer’s vocational expert.
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 101 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania upheld the dismissal of a worker’s petition for reinstatement of wage-loss benefits as time-barred, because even though he had received wage-loss benefits, they had been revoked after the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board determined he wasn...Read More
State: DC | Segment: SOUTH | 98 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The District of Columbia’s highest court ruled that a bus driver was entitled to benefits for back pain because his employer’s expert had failed to address a medical expert’s theory that the disabling condition had been caused or aggravated by work.
State: MD | Segment: SOUTH | 95 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A company that indemnified an employer for the costs of a worker’s claim could assert the employer’s subrogation right against a recovery the worker later obtained from a third-party tortfeasor, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals ruled.
State: NV | Segment: WEST | 108 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Before prescribing opioids to a patient for the first time, doctors in Nevada must now review the patient’s prescription drug monitoring report and discuss non-narcotic treatment options, under a state law that took effect on Jan. 1.
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 70 | 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.
State: NC | Segment: SOUTH | 103 | 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.