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Workers Compensation News

Labor Dept. Denies Secret Mandate to Rush Cases

By Peter MantiusNorthern Bureau ChiefThe Pennsylvania Department of Labor &

Lobbyist: Prescription Drug Fight Will Continue in 2015

“We will probably take a harder line next year,” Jack

CMS Drafting Penalty Regs for Failure to Report Settlements

More than seven years after enactment of a federal law
The House on unanimously approved amendments Rep. Karen Fann made
Important Recent Case Law for New York
WCC Staff

NEW! Cerverizzo v. City of New York, 11977, 15302/05, 84681/05, 85328/06, 86200/07, (04/08/2014): A worker who suffered injuries from his alleged inhalation of toxic fumes whi Read More

Why Does Surgery Cost Double in Workers' Comp?
David Langham

On Monday, this blog was about the disparity in the way medical procedures are reimbursed, and the delay in implementation of the sustainable growth rate (SGR). Interesting questions need to be answered about what the appropriate reimbursement is for medical procedures. We also need to be able to answer the questions Read More

April Case Law Update
Michael W. Sullivan

JURISDICTION AND SUBROGATIONIn Gonzalez v. Seal Methods, Inc. (2013) 79 CCC 134, the 2nd District Court of Appeal affirmed summary judgment in favor of a defendant that an employee's injury while using a power press did not fall under the exception defined in LC 4558.In Avalos v. Tony's Landscaping, 2014 Cal. Read More

Upcoming Events
Apr 22, 2014
CSIA’s 2014 Annual Meeting a...
Our 2014 Annual Meeting and Educational Conference will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at th...
May 08, 2014
NCCI's Annual Issues Symposium...
When workers compensation is your focus, AIS is the event to keep in your sights. AIS provides an ...
May 14, 2014
PIWC Mini Conference...
Location: 4584 W Jacquelyn Ave # 204, Fresno · (559) 277-3663 Cost: ...
May 29, 2014
COA 2014 Annual Meeting/QME Co...
COA’s 2014 Annual Meeting/QME Course and course for Orthopaedic Practice Managers/Coders, to be ...