Workers' Compensation

Opioids might not be useful for injured workers in the first place

The relationship between opioids and the number of Americans in the workplace is looking increasingly complicated.<p>America’s opioid addiction crisis …

Opioids

Ohio proposes $1.5 billion in workers' comp rebates to employers

The state's employers are in line to collect what would be the biggest rebate of workers' compensation premiums in 20 years.<p>The Ohio Bureau of …

Employment

Texas lawyer gets 10-year sentence for $26M workers' comp conspiracy

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• Texas lawyer gets 10-year sentence for $26M…<p>Criminal Justice<p>A Texas lawyer has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading …

Corruption

Occupational health services no longer available at Indiana University Health Arnett

Human Resources reminds faculty and staff that the Occupational Health department at Indiana University Health Arnett, located at 2600 Greenbush St. …

Health Care

General Assembly Passes Bill Creating Workers’ Comp Drug Formulary | The Legal Intelligencer

<i>Pennsylvania State Capitol. Photo credit: Zack Frank/Shutterstock.com</i><p>An amendment to the state’s Workers’ Compensation Law requiring the state …

Law

Six ‘megatrends’ to re-shape workplace health and safety

The <i>Workplace Safety Futures</i> report explores how six megatrends underpinned by advances in digital technologies and shifting employment patterns may …

Mental Health

Workers' compensation changes get Ill. Senate approval again

The Illinois Senate has approved restrictions on insurance companies that write workers' compensation policies.<p>The legislation that passed 34-21 …

Business

Northfield man took $680,000 in disability benefits while working, feds say

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A Summit County man collected hundreds of thousands of dollars in state and federal disability payments over more than three …

Cleveland

GE Retirees discuss WSIB claims | Watch News Videos Online

Former General Electric Peterborough workers and their relatives met Thursday night to discuss their frustration at long delays in workers’ …

Compensation

Cannabis • FBinsure

FB Risk Advisors<p>Our highly trained risk experts use a specialized process to assess and tailor a suite of strategies to control risk in your …

Cannabis Industry

Commonwealth Court Limits Payments for Workers\' Comp Chiropractors | The Legal Intelligencer

The Commonwealth Court has ruled in a case of first impression that chiropractors who treat workers’ compensation claimants are not entitled to …

Law

Sheriff's Deputy Sentenced For Bogus Workers' Comp Claims

Matthew Tobolsky, 40, pleaded guilty last month to a felony charge of making a misrepresentation to get an unearned benefit.<p>SAN DIEGO, CA – A former …

Corruption

People in the News—April 10, 2018—Dilworth Paxson | The Legal Intelligencer

<b>Speakers</b><p>Dilworth Paxson’s Harold Cohen is the scheduled moderator of a Burlington County Bar Association CLE program titled “Chancery & Injunction …

Law

Temporary Disability Benefits Limited to 5 Years After Work Injury

An employee injured on the job was not entitled to temporary disability payments more than five years after the date of the original injury, the …

Human Resources

Village proposes $11.2M budget, no tax increase

The Village of Babylon has proposed an $11.2 million budget for fiscal year 2019 that would keep taxes flat and shrink expenditures by $286,000.<p>The …

Long Island

Solutions to nursing home worker injuries seen as an investment: A Critical Choice

CLEVELAND, Ohio - From a mid-sized nursing home in Northwest Ohio, Joe Jolliff became a national leader in worker safety.<p>Jolliff served as the …

Kent State

Fla. Firefighter Walking 640 Miles for Fallen Firefighters and Their Families

"Their first words were, 'Can I carry your pack?'," Hill recalled Thursday morning at Boynton Beach Fire Station 4 on Federal Highway.<p>He slept there …

Fire Fighting

Paralegal injured playing softball for law firm team isn't entitled to workers' comp, court rules

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• Paralegal injured playing softball for law…<p>Law Firms<p>The executive director of the Delaware law firm Morris James thought softball was …

Wharton School

Workers' Comp Rates to Go Down - AMP

<i>View from the Senate</i><p>LITTLE ROCK – Thanks to fewer work-related injuries being reported over the past two years, the cost to business of workers’ …

Health Care

State Not Entitled to Subrogation in OAG Employee\'s Workers\' Comp Case | The Legal Intelligencer

Photo credit: Bigstock<p>The state is not entitled to subrogation of a workers’ compensation lien claimed in a third-party settlement agreement stemming …

Law

People in the News—April 04, 2018—Montgomery McCracken Walker Rhoads | The Legal Intelligencer

<i>Photo Credit: Shutterstock</i><p><b>Speakers</b><p>Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads attorneys Steven Pachman and Arianna Goodman stopped by the Houston Astros …

Law

Workers' Compensation: What SMBs Needs to Know

Small businesses often don't have it, but workers' compensation insurance can save your company.

Small Business

New York Horsemen Encouraged by State Budget

The New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, working in collaboration with the New York Jockey Injury Compensation Fund and the New York Racing …

Horses

Cancer and trauma lead causes of injury and death claims among firefighters: Study

Cancer is the leading cause for workplace fatality claims for Canadian firefighters, says a report from the B.C. injury and prevention unit and the …

Mental Health

'Family values,' indeed: Trump proposal set on punishing immigrants and their kids

Among the most deplorable features of the Trump administration is the number of ways it finds to criminalize, punish, and just plain fuck over …

Immigration

Workers' compensation 'approved treatment facilities' list updated

Human Resources is alerting faculty and staff that IU Health Arnett is closing its Occupational Health department, effective April 27. Employees …

Pharma

Workers' Compensation Coverage B

What is 'Workers' Compensation Coverage B'<p>Workers' Compensation Coverage B is an insurance policy that covers medical care, lost income and …

Health Care

Spring Cleaning for Your SMB’s Financial Matters

Attorney and best-selling author of J.K. Lasser’s Small Business Taxes and J.K. Lasser’s Guide to Self-Employment. Barbara also serves as a member of …

Personal Finance

Rick Scott backs benefits for Florida first responders with PTSD

Firefighters, police officers and other first responders who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder will qualify for a full array of workers’ …

Orlando

Trilogy Health Solutions partners with Milwaukee-based Startup Access HealthNet to Reform Workers' Compensation

MILWAUKEE, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin-based Trilogy Health Solutions (Trilogy) announced a collaboration with local tech startup Access …

Health Care