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Florianman kleinman

Insurance Defense at statue of liberty
Phone 8053878605 ext 2
Email flofloflo@floflo.com
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Address 123 moliere avenue
thousand oaks
CA, 91360

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Workers' Comp Board Approving Reimbursement for Medical Pot 05/09/2016
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: ME | Segment: Top | 1106 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 49 min read
Workers’ compensation hearing officers in Maine have reviewed five claims in the past year where medical marijuana was recommended in the treatment for injured workers, approving reimbursement for pot in three cases. ...Read More
 
 

Lawmaker Plans To End Travis DA's Fraud-Fighting Deal With Insurer 05/09/2016
State: TX | Segment: Top | 591 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 72 min read
By J. Todd Foster, correspondent A Texas state lawmaker said last week that he intends to introduce legislation next year that will terminate a controversial deal in which Texas Mutual Insurance pays the Travis County District Attorney’s Office to prosecute workers’ compensati...Read More
 
 

Strict Limits on Attorney Fees, Now Overturned, Stand Out Among States 05/09/2016
By: Sherri Okamoto (Legal Reporter)
State: FL | Segment: Top | 999 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 15 min read
Late last month, the Florida Supreme Court shook up the state's comp system by declaring the statutory caps on claimants' attorney fees to be a facial violation of an injured worker's due process rights. ...Read More
 
 

General Contractor Failed to Prove Entitlement to Summary Judgment on Roofer's Claims 05/09/2016
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 451 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 9 min read
A New York appellate court ruled that the general contractor on a construction project was not entitled to summary judgment dismissing a roofer's claim for negligence and violation of the Labor Law after the roofer caught his foot in an allegedly uncovered drain. ...Read More
 
 

Bill to Mandate PDMP Checks on Governor's Desk 05/09/2016
State: AZ | Segment: WEST | 363 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 14 min read
Both chambers of the Arizona Legislature have passed a bill that will require medical providers who prescribe opioids to first check with the state's prescription drug monitoring program database. ...Read More
 
 
Q1 Net Income Grows 23.4% at Alleghany 05/09/2016
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 561 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 3 min read
Alleghany Corp. has reported a net income of $154.5 million for the first quarter of 2016, a 23.4% increase from net income of $125.2 million in the same quarter last year. Alleghany’s Pacific Compensation Insurance Co., or PacificComp, saw improved operating performance during the ...Read More
 
 
Worker Gets Award for Unwitnessed Fall Down Stairs 05/09/2016
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 670 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 21 min read
A New York appellate court upheld an award of benefits to a worker for his unwitnessed fall down a flight of stairs. Case: Matter of Ellis v. Frito Lay, No. 520961, 04/28/2016, published. Facts: Gavin Ellis was working by himself, unloading a trai...Read More
 
 

Comp Not Feeling Effect of ACA 05/09/2016
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 659 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 13 min read
ORLANDO, Fla. — If the Affordable Care Act is having any effect on workers’ compensation systems, it’s nothing more than a ripple, according to National Council on Compensation Insurance Senior Economist Leonard Herk. ...Read More
 
 

6th Circuit Upholds Award of Black Lung Benefits to Coal Miner 05/09/2016
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: VA | Segment: SOUTH | 826 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 21 min read
The 6th U.S. Court of Appeals rejected an employer's challenge to a former coal miner's claim for Black Lung Benefits. Case:...Read More
 
 

AG, Senator Concerned About Workers' Exposure to Chemical Vapors 05/09/2016
State: WA | Segment: WEST | 360 | 0 | Popular with Injured worker | 8 min read
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson and U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, joined in Richland, Wash., on Thursday to voice their concerns over repeated exposure of workers to tank vapors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. ...Read More
 
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