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Employers Oppose Bill to End Safety Consultants' Immunity

By Peter Mantius, Northern Bureau ChiefA bill that has passed

Committee Passes Nurse Presumption, Safety Worker TD Measures

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Assembly Insurance Committee on Wednesday

Court Revives Pharmacist's PTSD Claim from Armed Robbery

A Florida appellate court has revived a pharmacist's claim for
The sponsor of a bill to move Louisiana’s workers’ compensation
Where's Aristotle when ABC Needs Him?
Tom Lynch

On April 18, ABC's "Good Morning America" shone its media arclight on Cathy Caswell as she spun the great big wheel on "The Price is Right," not once, but twice. But while doing so Ms. Caswell was drawing $3,000 per month in Read More

How Can Attorneys Help Each Other in Times like These?
David Langham

A story out of Pennsylvania earlier this month reminded me of a couple of situations we have seen in Florida in recent years. The Pennsylvania story (published on WorkCompCentral.com, which is available only to subscribers) describes a 58-y Read More

Rousmaniere: The Burden of Disabilities Falls Unevenly
Peter Rousmaniere

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National Council for Compensation Insurance have reported long-running improvements in work injury risk.  Over the past 20 years, the government-tallied rate of lost-time injuries and illnesses has declined by 60%. Is the American worker really that safer, in a broad sense of that Read More

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