en-us Worker's Compensation Top News Stories Top Workers', Workman's, Workmen's Compensation News Stories Thu, 27 Jan 2022 04:23:37 -0800 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.19.1 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.workcompcentral.com/news/index news@workcompcentral.com (WorkCompCentral) WorkCompCentral Exclusive Remedy Bars Worker's Claim Against Property Owner for Rail Car Accident Thu, 27 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/7ae10c3da5d2a8e0cc644f55d9545d9b780d1150 7ae10c3da5d2a8e0cc644f55d9545d9b780d1150 WCAB Asks 3rd DCA to Publish Decision on Fees for Missed Hearings Thu, 27 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/42356f0f55cb1c2ddfa3514802bdc644ea0812d5 42356f0f55cb1c2ddfa3514802bdc644ea0812d5 Report: Work-Study Student Charged With Fraud Thu, 27 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/56dcb586952255d31dd750f6e57ca95354d0b299 56dcb586952255d31dd750f6e57ca95354d0b299 Loss Costs to Decrease 4.9% in April Thu, 27 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b2395a7be6c9b088dc4fe27bceed32af0576ba29 b2395a7be6c9b088dc4fe27bceed32af0576ba29 Hospital Worker Presumption Amended to ID Covered Cancers Thu, 27 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/c87066475ba22344b0f499f7633fe41ad20b0889 c87066475ba22344b0f499f7633fe41ad20b0889 No Benefits for Worker Due to Delay in Informing Employer of Injures Thu, 27 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b45bb717f1d7fa5d088d365430e3e6b3b70aa79c b45bb717f1d7fa5d088d365430e3e6b3b70aa79c Supreme Court Upholds Rejection of Worker's Request to Expand Scope of Claim Thu, 27 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e4648b12d923607b1f628645b1d018976f289c91 e4648b12d923607b1f628645b1d018976f289c91 Days Away From Work Fall Despite Increase in Serious Injuries, Fatalities Thu, 27 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a672132405aa209f379cea84f443390e5a15906b a672132405aa209f379cea84f443390e5a15906b Despite Drop in Profitability, Golden State Comp Outperforms National Market Thu, 27 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/4ff11938e97bba51c98877ebe97adac18f740fda 4ff11938e97bba51c98877ebe97adac18f740fda WCB Posts Educational Info on COVID Claims Thu, 27 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/4e2a172fdd080e0f9e19602f3abeee02b6cbff1f 4e2a172fdd080e0f9e19602f3abeee02b6cbff1f Revised Copy Shop Fee Schedule Would Increase Flat Rate to $230 Thu, 27 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/af8b2e1688fb0f94adf499af8b394cc5029cc8c8 af8b2e1688fb0f94adf499af8b394cc5029cc8c8 Bill Would Allow DA Meetings With Carriers, Self-Insureds to Address 'Rampant' Comp Fraud Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/cfe86e141380f965a4fefc7f0ad27499fec60a20 cfe86e141380f965a4fefc7f0ad27499fec60a20 Tower MSA Holding Webinar on Medicare Set-Asides Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/47421bee016e8aca6eef14ab04ab680bb8c85269 47421bee016e8aca6eef14ab04ab680bb8c85269 Committee Passes Bill to Repeal 2003 Initiative, Allow Workplace Ergonomics Standards Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/bd2f0382a44e7db9c948702e35f4c3ec4f292c22 bd2f0382a44e7db9c948702e35f4c3ec4f292c22 Report: 'Rust' Producers Argue Exclusivity Bars Claims From Shooting Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5a0fb1977cd33d2d5f7f77366b379f6b61d3e5d6 5a0fb1977cd33d2d5f7f77366b379f6b61d3e5d6 Senate Confirms Adrienne Harris as DFS Superintendent Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d8464495148c15f37b3f9d189312714dac28c6ba d8464495148c15f37b3f9d189312714dac28c6ba Analysis Projects 'Significant' Costs for Extending PTSD Claim Deadline Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/99e901eed219dd2b98a640e1c51be0acfc3596d2 99e901eed219dd2b98a640e1c51be0acfc3596d2 Defendants Get Summary Judgment on Labor Law Claim Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/1b400f91987802df47b2fc44b8449963598470b8 1b400f91987802df47b2fc44b8449963598470b8 No Summary Judgment for Worker Who Fell Into Empty Pool Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b66a733920070d4589e0655ff81e62f6e508e4bd b66a733920070d4589e0655ff81e62f6e508e4bd Supreme Court Denies Worker's Claim for Occupational Pneumoconiosis Benefits Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d60f9b77d5aca062e96474ef974d668f25ff29fa d60f9b77d5aca062e96474ef974d668f25ff29fa Court Reinstates Worker's Award for Shoulder Injuries From Repetitive Lifting Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/1e33d19869f6500e11f666216f21dddc49a0f2fc 1e33d19869f6500e11f666216f21dddc49a0f2fc Colorado Lawmaker Seeks to Amend Injury Notice Time Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a9d76c13de3a36a9f92dd21d01b9741cf5268c1f a9d76c13de3a36a9f92dd21d01b9741cf5268c1f Bill Would Provide Comp Coverage for 911 Specialists Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a2ead05c6a51221c1960e0bd9604d3f31748ba74 a2ead05c6a51221c1960e0bd9604d3f31748ba74 Senate Confirms Zalewski to WCAB Tue, 25 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3e6876e56d60deb4f01f27f6a52ff325c482cfba 3e6876e56d60deb4f01f27f6a52ff325c482cfba Patrick Smyth Joins Summit as Senior Vice President of Finance and CFO Tue, 25 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/16bd9b381b51aee30b5ee936c05417af94415c52 16bd9b381b51aee30b5ee936c05417af94415c52 Goldberg Segalla Adds to Teams in Manhattan, Princeton Tue, 25 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/69b217394aabd0901c1fad5d170600dad48202dd 69b217394aabd0901c1fad5d170600dad48202dd Tampa Man Pleads Guilty in Premium Fraud Case Tue, 25 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b69425ffe7b8736ab2a59c52b7d78cc76a4a59de b69425ffe7b8736ab2a59c52b7d78cc76a4a59de Court Clarifies Calculation of PPD Rate for Worker With Concurrent Employment Tue, 25 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8e839b5bd0d3539f9ac0e90e8f39a70bb9005013 8e839b5bd0d3539f9ac0e90e8f39a70bb9005013 Mention of Plaintiff's Comp Claim During Civil Suit Proceedings Doesn't Warrant New Trial Tue, 25 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/98a827216df3dcb2f6072eaba67225d2521c6fd3 98a827216df3dcb2f6072eaba67225d2521c6fd3 Court Revives Part of Worker's Labor Law Claim for Staircase Fall Tue, 25 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8d8aee918f796e5fc2e09f1ec5a8bfd16a8198d9 8d8aee918f796e5fc2e09f1ec5a8bfd16a8198d9 Supreme Court Orders Further Finding for Worker's Occupational Pneumoconiosis Claim Tue, 25 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a5eda1e1b2c383d04bc60254a86ee02e1eaa4226 a5eda1e1b2c383d04bc60254a86ee02e1eaa4226 MLAC Opens Debate Over Proposal to Expand Firefighter Cancer Presumption Tue, 25 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/4bc3f3ab7f5b08abfd383ca92379faf10bd42fff 4bc3f3ab7f5b08abfd383ca92379faf10bd42fff Business Owner Pleads Guilty in Premium Fraud Case Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f907b2195afa3a66da92609018209640ac00c361 f907b2195afa3a66da92609018209640ac00c361 Ametros: Medicare Regularly Denying Treatment for Workers With Set-Aside Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3832f64d3a75f1c15e7b3b357a5faf7b1f2d6a14 3832f64d3a75f1c15e7b3b357a5faf7b1f2d6a14 Defendant Gets Dismissal of Worker's Labor Law Claim Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/dcfeaafac467c1feedde433e1a00315cc6dcc032 dcfeaafac467c1feedde433e1a00315cc6dcc032 Mason's Labor Law Claim for Fall Can't Be Resolved by Summary Judgment Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0c7ca81fec48c81e0cbbefba5cba21f7d1588597 0c7ca81fec48c81e0cbbefba5cba21f7d1588597 Supreme Court Upholds Denial of Authorization for Carpenter's 7th Surgery Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/98ad7cba88449ea57e3c668bea85c3105769a059 98ad7cba88449ea57e3c668bea85c3105769a059 High Court Clarifies Applicability of Exclusive Remedy Provisions to General Contractors Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a060a8401c82e5cc04a8066cedd6ec082789cd00 a060a8401c82e5cc04a8066cedd6ec082789cd00 Appropriations Committee Passes MPN ID Bill Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/c61351d958905d38fa74d331ecfe0c579f50942f c61351d958905d38fa74d331ecfe0c579f50942f Several States See Bills to Bar Payments for Cannabis; N.J. Measure Would Require Coverage Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/1cda70efd9e037a3e49cce5198465eec67353480 1cda70efd9e037a3e49cce5198465eec67353480 QME Emergency Telehealth Regulations in Effect Fri, 21 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/9f83d40c59b3b6f5797b0a09e10c275fbae5598e 9f83d40c59b3b6f5797b0a09e10c275fbae5598e Report: Contractor Charged With Payroll Fraud Fri, 21 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5ba0b312bafb43597953b87ae6ee291aa06ec627 5ba0b312bafb43597953b87ae6ee291aa06ec627 WCIRB C&R Committee Meets Feb. 1 Fri, 21 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b386252c6ab3a5c48046b0710c9e33a6f1c55ad5 b386252c6ab3a5c48046b0710c9e33a6f1c55ad5 Public Safety Officer Gets Benefits Despite Failure to Provide Timely Notice of Injury Fri, 21 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6983d6ef3defd84a02b13e7c8a1fcb248b7ff527 6983d6ef3defd84a02b13e7c8a1fcb248b7ff527 Worker Can't Challenge Decision Due to Incomplete Application for Review Fri, 21 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b3424320e72135639ae3ebfe08af359a50dba955 b3424320e72135639ae3ebfe08af359a50dba955 Wages From Non-Concurrent Employment Properly Excluded From Benefit Calculation Fri, 21 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/64dea5e2659e88880802988dc2fb773e867756cc 64dea5e2659e88880802988dc2fb773e867756cc Supreme Court Upholds Denial of Benefits to Widow of Worker With Pneumoconiosis Fri, 21 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/4d7c9b9aecd3d6179ada336710dbcc84b63f465c 4d7c9b9aecd3d6179ada336710dbcc84b63f465c Committee Passes Bill to Update Fee Schedule, Use Insolvent Carrier Data for Ratemaking Fri, 21 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8a72b446035162da26728726d40c7003fae88d2d 8a72b446035162da26728726d40c7003fae88d2d Court Revives Widow's Claim for WTC Worker's Fatal Lung Cancer Thu, 20 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/cf5ecc386cf3f8566fd41da0831bd87c7dcc06b1 cf5ecc386cf3f8566fd41da0831bd87c7dcc06b1 No Benefits for Truck Driver With Alleged Back Injury From Heavy Lifting Thu, 20 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6dc5cb6fa332743274078995b5a47725531b2615 6dc5cb6fa332743274078995b5a47725531b2615 Truck Driver Gets Benefits for Fall Thu, 20 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/4793cc95118f9579e86050a9ba49244cb3b62996 4793cc95118f9579e86050a9ba49244cb3b62996 Supreme Court Awards Benefits to Librarian Struck by Snowplow Thu, 20 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/469db764796dcbdad71ddb2b5b4a1f31d300ab54 469db764796dcbdad71ddb2b5b4a1f31d300ab54 DWC Schedules Provider, Carrier Quarterly Meetings Thu, 20 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/10ad3c437d100c9867ab1fb6b8bda9d14c467ca6 10ad3c437d100c9867ab1fb6b8bda9d14c467ca6 Report: Man Accused of Faking COVID-19 Tests to Get Comp Benefits Thu, 20 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/866350c3e45a318e56b15380caa5deca47140895 866350c3e45a318e56b15380caa5deca47140895 Pinnacol Hires Jennifer Neppel as CIO Thu, 20 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/63f0c5a89a11907c5d7c70479479483f5a97f42c 63f0c5a89a11907c5d7c70479479483f5a97f42c CWCI Opens Registration for 2022 Annual Meeting Thu, 20 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/29930d20afb6146fdfb37a2d54e194e607c6373c 29930d20afb6146fdfb37a2d54e194e607c6373c Employer Waits Too Long to Assert Cross-Examination Right Thu, 20 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/c7d898a3c210206160bf351d97851f716c50ae82 c7d898a3c210206160bf351d97851f716c50ae82 Board Properly Denies Worker's Request for Rehearing/Reopening Thu, 20 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f1e099cf240080c471ddaa87f8ce8c9345da0804 f1e099cf240080c471ddaa87f8ce8c9345da0804 Cost Disparities Complicate Efforts to Exempt Topical Analgesics From UR Thu, 20 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/40c8286556a295246a55c379a3531c1b09407677 40c8286556a295246a55c379a3531c1b09407677 WCC Posts 2022 Draft Fee Schedule for Public Comment Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5f060b55fdc31d0647b4ac983132ed24efd59c6b 5f060b55fdc31d0647b4ac983132ed24efd59c6b Bill Proposes Comp Coverage for Domestic Workers Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/67a0341fe2dd355e94314912d6c60359bf12c311 67a0341fe2dd355e94314912d6c60359bf12c311 Retired Police Officer Convicted of Premium Fraud Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 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18de7287a8fe3fbc6fbd63dfbb6639140497e41d Court Overturns Denial of Worker's New/Omitted Condition Claim Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/248ff660d9dba801d92f8420c77e4489158928e8 248ff660d9dba801d92f8420c77e4489158928e8 Employers Oppose Proposal to Eliminate Marital Status From Benefit Calculation Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/9445b1f8712e8f08a341bdf80e21d49e9366b31a 9445b1f8712e8f08a341bdf80e21d49e9366b31a URAC Webinar to Cover UR Accreditation Requirements Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8ca14503f2b6790a1858eeca7599e8e5481d6311 8ca14503f2b6790a1858eeca7599e8e5481d6311 Court Upholds Denial of Worker's Request to Expand Claim Tue, 18 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8feb56dc06645824ac71e83ee95203269aa643a1 8feb56dc06645824ac71e83ee95203269aa643a1 Rating Bureau Proposes 2.7% Increase Tue, 18 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/7d9112347b854416148657903c773ce408939694 7d9112347b854416148657903c773ce408939694 WCB Adopts Emergency Telemedicine Rules Tue, 18 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/7c3fe21b2748e2f0bf50d3d4a4728d3977c2a8ba 7c3fe21b2748e2f0bf50d3d4a4728d3977c2a8ba DOL Announces Annual Adjustments to OSHA Civil Penalties Tue, 18 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/c0543993a5e9749a2ceb02ff938d9f799bdf1459 c0543993a5e9749a2ceb02ff938d9f799bdf1459 WCD Proposes Changes to Medical Fee and Payment Rules Tue, 18 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/200642a29094e4f96fa857f2221ddbdc345f378b 200642a29094e4f96fa857f2221ddbdc345f378b BWC Opens Registration for Workplace Safety Conference Tue, 18 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/436068b04d5a18df6dd3ca3dcfc97af8a0e660f9 436068b04d5a18df6dd3ca3dcfc97af8a0e660f9 Supreme Court Turns Down 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