Notice: Passwords are now case-sensitive
Forgot your password? Register a new account

Connections

Groups

Community Requests

Workers' Compensation News


 
Bankruptcy Court Declares WCMSAs are a “Trust” 01/09/2015
By: Jennifer Jordan
State: NA | Segment: Top | 339 | 0
I have been waiting for more than seven years since In re Sanchez for another bankruptcy court to tell us whether or not Medicare set-aside funds would be excluded assets in bankruptcy. Today I finally found out that they are not, but the point is kind of irrelevant. According to the U.S....Read More
 
 
Benefits for Psychological Condition? 06/12/2014
By: Paul E. Pfeifer
State: OH | Segment: | 294 | 0
When Delores M. Roxbury was injured at work on September 21, 2004, her workers’ compensation claim was originally allowed for lumbar sprain and related injuries. But when she made additional claims for compensation, her case eventually ended up coming before us – the Supreme Court of Ohi...Read More
 
 
Blast from the Past: The Case of Fatal Coffee 04/25/2014
State: CA | Segment: | 352 | 0
The other night, your humble blogger had trouble sleeping. The world is full of so much injustice – insurers and employers everywhere are exploited and abused by the very system they themselves fund, and yet there is only so much a humble blogger such as myself can do, except to correct these ...Read More
 
 
Bullying Is in the News, Is it in the Workplace? 11/15/2013
State: FL | Segment: | 232 | 0
The legislative process has begun in Florida, with members of the House and Senate filing bills that they hope will draw consideration next spring. Last year, a pair of bills were sponsored, each titled the "Safe Work Environment Act." The Senate and House versions were not identical, but each would...Read More
 
 
Breakout for Risk Managers: A WCEC Session Preview 06/27/2013
By: Workers Compensation Institute
State: NA | Segment: | 334 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
Editor’s Note: The Workers' Compensation Institute's 68th annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference will be held Aug. 18-21 at the Orlando World Center Marriott. This article is part of a series ...Read More
 
 
Beveridge Curves 04/23/2013
State: CA | Segment: | 264 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Long-term unemployment is one of the curses of the workers' compensation system.Anyone deeply involved in the system has seen how long-term disability affects individuals and their families.Economic research now shows that long-term unemployment makes it less likely that ...Read More
 
 
Background on Proposed Rules Change on MMI Date 03/11/2013
State: TX | Segment: | 523 | 0
On Jan. 31, the Texas Department of Insurance’s Division of Workers’ Compensation announced that they are accepting public comment on a staff proposal to amend 28 Texas Administrative Code §130.1. The proposed amendment is intended to clarify the consequence of noncompliance of the ...Read More
 
 
Big Pharma and Big Influence: Get the Reps Out of Med Schools 02/22/2013
State: NA | Segment: | 193 | 0
Two recently published studies suggest that big pharma's influence is real and that it starts very early in a doctor's career.  Medical schools have long been fertile ground for drug companies and their representatives to establish cozy relationships with doctors in hopes of influencing...Read More
 
 
Big Macs, Booze and Bricks 06/04/2012
By: Charles D. Lawson
State: TN | Segment: | 245 | 0
Two Murfreesboro, Tenn. men, miffed at their incorrect order from a McDonald's drive-through, went back to the restaurant for a correction. They claim the manager was less than helpful, dropping the "F-bomb" on them, and telling them to take a hike.They did. Straight home to a pile o...Read More
 
 
Bill Eliminating Liberal Construction is Bad Policy 05/29/2012
State: LA | Segment: | 311 | 0
"Disputes concerning the facts in workers' compensation cases shall not be given a broad, liberal construction in favor of either employees or employers; the laws pertaining to workers' compensation shall be construed in accordance with the basic principles of statutory construction and not ...Read More
 
71 Results Page 2 of 8