en-us Worker's Compensation Top News Stories Top Workers', Workman's, Workmen's Compensation News Stories Tue, 18 Jun 2019 10:19:07 -0700 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.12.19 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.workcompcentral.com/news/index news@workcompcentral.com (WorkCompCentral) WorkCompCentral Lawmakers Approve Comp Reform Bill Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e0aafa31212122cb926ad348e50bb6cdd0be6dd4 e0aafa31212122cb926ad348e50bb6cdd0be6dd4 Rehabbers Must Use New Form to Request Penalties for Late Payments Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a3ec35354eab552f6c3c3120a16be4682e6e8a7c a3ec35354eab552f6c3c3120a16be4682e6e8a7c Walters Starts Reform Talk Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a646be4e8b11fc9309ec90e64a681e1c7acadb98 a646be4e8b11fc9309ec90e64a681e1c7acadb98 Cal/OSHA Cites Solar Installation Company $193,905 Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/9119bd9705487fb96b5df4666003ed5d20a73f05 9119bd9705487fb96b5df4666003ed5d20a73f05 Worker Failed to Establish Good Cause for Delay in Reporting Injury Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3303d2afa985ef3f35351e1f40457a043484f7a2 3303d2afa985ef3f35351e1f40457a043484f7a2 Court Revives Teacher's Suit Against Employer Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b3aa5dc17d086b2ae37fcaa99ca83d7f7df545b9 b3aa5dc17d086b2ae37fcaa99ca83d7f7df545b9 Trucking VP Pleads Guilty to Fraud in Contract With USPS Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3965d1d83eba9c1b1b9b18f62e0b6a9fb5e374cf 3965d1d83eba9c1b1b9b18f62e0b6a9fb5e374cf CopperPoint Elects Two New Board Members Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a3a8018ad51be370d07a88218e5340f8536853f7 a3a8018ad51be370d07a88218e5340f8536853f7 No Summary Judgment on Claim for Fall From Ladder Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/fd942d322f92307cf2b11db1749b6fc9da038028 fd942d322f92307cf2b11db1749b6fc9da038028 High School Teacher Timely Filed Claim for Asbestos Exposure Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5b78b6379c204a5e85a1da55252b7520221bb0c9 5b78b6379c204a5e85a1da55252b7520221bb0c9 Court Overturns Summary Judgment for Worker Who Fell Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/83f285a8bd636eb00c010faa27e22ba37363c3bb 83f285a8bd636eb00c010faa27e22ba37363c3bb Report on Chicago Comp Program Could Be Just the Start of More Investigations Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3a9e31682c4f5f57280e22610c62f03c22bb521f 3a9e31682c4f5f57280e22610c62f03c22bb521f DWC to Revise IMR, IBR Requests for Proposals Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/506d931530c0edac7eec5e8e737b2bd8e1a1f854 506d931530c0edac7eec5e8e737b2bd8e1a1f854 E-Scooter Popularity Creates Comp Concerns Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/ba7445b4482df5aa30388130a576e61edc8806ba ba7445b4482df5aa30388130a576e61edc8806ba Kemp Names Ex-Chief of Police to Insurance Commissioner Post Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a2fd252e75ef30e40bbce94fff4cc224cc8b9dc3 a2fd252e75ef30e40bbce94fff4cc224cc8b9dc3 Two Arrested in $120 Million Fake Comp Certificate Scheme Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d49370ca513c066fa99a0d449779ff3c1e451c81 d49370ca513c066fa99a0d449779ff3c1e451c81 BWC Finalizes Raft of Rules That Kick in July 1 Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/55f76c7787da5579bdc571aa17ab720b2c10b68a 55f76c7787da5579bdc571aa17ab720b2c10b68a DWC Posts Adjustments to Fee Schedule Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0bae0d8ab9e02f210c722150b0ca5ea6653cccdf 0bae0d8ab9e02f210c722150b0ca5ea6653cccdf WCAB Proposing to Reorganize Rules of Procedure Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/69fe9ab3986bfcbbfb10849807568e45c1550d8c 69fe9ab3986bfcbbfb10849807568e45c1550d8c DWC Must Determine Validity of Carrier's Lien Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2fa0e0ee6aa3a36bed84ce4d3e7f08be07ebb026 2fa0e0ee6aa3a36bed84ce4d3e7f08be07ebb026 Industrial Commission Lacked Jurisdiction Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/fc38c9dd5fc7dc1ab7052b648662bfbe752dda4f fc38c9dd5fc7dc1ab7052b648662bfbe752dda4f Judge Dismisses Challenge to Hanford Presumption Law Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/126afca0273632d00ec7a5adb5c06e23b05444b9 126afca0273632d00ec7a5adb5c06e23b05444b9 Town Bans Flip-Flop Footwear to Prevent Worker Injuries Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d8406f0fd94336a94641db94d6014cd8ec7f8e00 d8406f0fd94336a94641db94d6014cd8ec7f8e00 TDI Permits Continued Use of Domestic Worker Class Code Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a1675d1d3513395f413d9159013bec296dc8dc19 a1675d1d3513395f413d9159013bec296dc8dc19 No Summary Judgment on Labor Law Claim for Grinder Mishap Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/821c68079be2fa07e65f877a73c9a2d1e83280bd 821c68079be2fa07e65f877a73c9a2d1e83280bd Report: Feds Leaning Toward Contractor Classification for Gig Workers Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f1e28485994a7d0a2e97f6165fdba5ec730dcf19 f1e28485994a7d0a2e97f6165fdba5ec730dcf19 Supreme Court Upholds Consolidation of Worker's Claims Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2530362d1c029cf0684c1463a6eaecc22c3e46ae 2530362d1c029cf0684c1463a6eaecc22c3e46ae Supreme Court Overturns Key Hearing Loss Case Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/93d1afa88b07f09324cd094c0087dcbe53a57175 93d1afa88b07f09324cd094c0087dcbe53a57175 Employer Not Vicariously Liable for Deaths of Carpooling Workers Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/256abf539113654b9dfd34caabbfb3e75581034e 256abf539113654b9dfd34caabbfb3e75581034e Marijuana as Opioid Alternative Still Facing Work Comp Barriers Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d5dc20ebb8004d1f5131e98101c948baba7649dd d5dc20ebb8004d1f5131e98101c948baba7649dd Experts Advise Carriers to Prepare for Consumer Privacy Law Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a1057fc238ffb6006435558e74b198e77f797928 a1057fc238ffb6006435558e74b198e77f797928 WCF Agents Join Leavitt Group Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/061268e5bd2cd84fbbe171298c73779429987d30 061268e5bd2cd84fbbe171298c73779429987d30 Assembly Approves 3% Raise for Uniformed Officers' Special Death Benefit Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a899c8c0eb3c04469166cf572f39c0e621a35235 a899c8c0eb3c04469166cf572f39c0e621a35235 Regulators Tweak Formulary Rules to Notify Worker of Preauthorization Need Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/30d6254856e6cb89bfdd2996bb45d241886eaaf9 30d6254856e6cb89bfdd2996bb45d241886eaaf9 Company Liable for Unpaid Premiums Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2a34296afdb4e19ae7b08fecac5e632b3fb75543 2a34296afdb4e19ae7b08fecac5e632b3fb75543 Board Removes Dozens, Adds Dozens More Authorized Providers Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 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Roofing Contractor Fined $1.8M After Worker's Fatal Fall Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/1bf1a7ba580df111ae6718c469d155b86e10a486 1bf1a7ba580df111ae6718c469d155b86e10a486 No Summary Judgment for Worker Who Fell From Ladder Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b80d1d2521e99f7c7bee579ec25ca5ab827771f3 b80d1d2521e99f7c7bee579ec25ca5ab827771f3 OSHA Fines Two Companies After Fatal Fire Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5a95a950c751e31b6297031c62562df44efe02fb 5a95a950c751e31b6297031c62562df44efe02fb Senate Approves Bill to Allow Black Car Fund to Expand Benefits Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/017f2cffdaf57d15cda4a53110f08da3f037f6c4 017f2cffdaf57d15cda4a53110f08da3f037f6c4 Worker May Proceed With Suit Against Canada Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/31016c89d8e1bb3c94ee33ded51bc76089413978 31016c89d8e1bb3c94ee33ded51bc76089413978 Profitability Since SB 863 Unprecedented; Friction Remains a Top Concern Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/ee45b19081900a4aed4104b56d7fb2be2a1b0a5f ee45b19081900a4aed4104b56d7fb2be2a1b0a5f NCCI: ODG Formulary Had 'Limited' Impact on Opioid Use Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/4871e29d55ebf206be334df0d3587304cb2a31b1 4871e29d55ebf206be334df0d3587304cb2a31b1 Services Set for Claimants' Attorney and Former Legislator Thu, 13 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/eefcca3bbf3a01638ea47e1cfc8e95ae1beedf4c eefcca3bbf3a01638ea47e1cfc8e95ae1beedf4c AXIS Re Hires Head of Casualty Reinsurance Thu, 13 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a94ebb320ce91b6f8ad17b146966a08e02ca5daa a94ebb320ce91b6f8ad17b146966a08e02ca5daa 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http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/cbe15fa39e3f61064c1796ab07cda8299055835b cbe15fa39e3f61064c1796ab07cda8299055835b Lawmakers Approve Murphy's Changes to COLA Bill for Survivors Wed, 12 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8e309834261aeaf69c053bc8d0c525345fe4e158 8e309834261aeaf69c053bc8d0c525345fe4e158 Restaurants Get Hefty Dividend for Safety Program Wed, 12 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/61916c0e692c1a8dfbd452adcba3bdbc5e9824c1 61916c0e692c1a8dfbd452adcba3bdbc5e9824c1 Court Upholds Regulation Extending Time for Miner to File BLBA Claim Wed, 12 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/336c964cadeb275ff89770efe66a70167f6a7e73 336c964cadeb275ff89770efe66a70167f6a7e73 Discovery Violation Didn't Warrant Mistrial Wed, 12 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a6fbde30cbc4d5cd9b708bb55d3696c21ea1440b a6fbde30cbc4d5cd9b708bb55d3696c21ea1440b Texas Mutual 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fd5382598383383c137f5d50189f3660549d9f43 Medical Marijuana Doesn't Reduce Opioid Deaths, Study Finds Wed, 12 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/432ab97f51797e8db565d72c71852c00ea625750 432ab97f51797e8db565d72c71852c00ea625750 Comp Rewrite Requires Consultant for Medical Fee Schedule Review Wed, 12 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0d4b2c4d12e7f816e4d966468d2f172327c004e3 0d4b2c4d12e7f816e4d966468d2f172327c004e3 Court Revives Worker's Claims for Negligence, Violation of Labor Law Wed, 12 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/075e97598cbf0d500e716437448068090576b292 075e97598cbf0d500e716437448068090576b292 WCRI: Injured Workers With Health Insurance Have Better Outcomes Wed, 12 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8efc0957791968a35ef850b1c13aec649b65865d 8efc0957791968a35ef850b1c13aec649b65865d Oh Appointed WC Commissioner Tue, 11 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 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