en-us Worker's Compensation Top News Stories Top Workers', Workman's, Workmen's Compensation News Stories Sun, 03 Jul 2022 14:14:41 -0700 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.19.1 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.workcompcentral.com/news/index news@workcompcentral.com (WorkCompCentral) WorkCompCentral Senate Passes Prepaid Card Benefit Payment Bill Tue, 05 Jul 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d71fd76df88d6986d89a1563e3a166eb77dffd6b d71fd76df88d6986d89a1563e3a166eb77dffd6b Man Ordered to Pay Restitution for Cashing Stolen Dividend Check Tue, 05 Jul 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/c18b5772b0914669385148ae65dc62f93f2c9da1 c18b5772b0914669385148ae65dc62f93f2c9da1 NJCRIB Posts Online Bureau Manual Tue, 05 Jul 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/fff1ecfce8417cadb49252d02bdb6baa49544c7f fff1ecfce8417cadb49252d02bdb6baa49544c7f DWC Posts Adjustments to Hospital, ASC Fee Schedule Tue, 05 Jul 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/99dfab52a2c4491d408c3e64caa893c2ad3d9d6e 99dfab52a2c4491d408c3e64caa893c2ad3d9d6e OSHA Extends COVID Emphasized Enforcement Tue, 05 Jul 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/782761b2689c0d30efa31b6d641872750ddd5419 782761b2689c0d30efa31b6d641872750ddd5419 City Can't Get Dismissal of Claims for Fatal Accident, Gets Conditional Indemnification Tue, 05 Jul 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/4e4d64171b596706aad1a251b0ac9be0eef6f82a 4e4d64171b596706aad1a251b0ac9be0eef6f82a General Contractor Held Liable for Benefits to Uninsured Subcontractor's Employee Tue, 05 Jul 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/4f68fc1a94d36daac5c07ba8c27a4f602735c7a9 4f68fc1a94d36daac5c07ba8c27a4f602735c7a9 Supreme Court Overturns Denial of Benefits for Long-Haul Trucker With Blood Clots Tue, 05 Jul 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/47aec373b865a217a5cc25a1735ffbe60904a342 47aec373b865a217a5cc25a1735ffbe60904a342 Court Rejects Constitutional Challenge to Act 111's Credit Provisions Tue, 05 Jul 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/bcffeccbc6a9edbc5cc3dec60a7cb0e8f24e1e7c bcffeccbc6a9edbc5cc3dec60a7cb0e8f24e1e7c Conservator for Murdered Worker's Children Can't Get Comp Settlement Set Aside Tue, 05 Jul 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/06bf9860d0905f5a46f78bd8e9054b2f0fc02bbd 06bf9860d0905f5a46f78bd8e9054b2f0fc02bbd DWC Posts Adjustments to Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule Fri, 01 Jul 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6484a1c8a4b533a595f7ca0ada3ada1434383e66 6484a1c8a4b533a595f7ca0ada3ada1434383e66 Committees Pass COVID Presumption, Fraud Investigation Bills Fri, 01 Jul 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/306b0ef864245e8164ca48a7486f624431f828c7 306b0ef864245e8164ca48a7486f624431f828c7 Administratrix of Worker's Estate Can't Pursue Tort Claim Against Employer Fri, 01 Jul 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/696e7209c196976557e59f65ed0d2090c8f248d0 696e7209c196976557e59f65ed0d2090c8f248d0 Court Overturns ALJ's Rejection of Citation Against Employer for Gas Leak Fri, 01 Jul 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3052ebb4d8c9686057e7a688ee3eeeff9a47415d 3052ebb4d8c9686057e7a688ee3eeeff9a47415d Commissioner Issues Bulletin on Carrier Bias, Discrimination Fri, 01 Jul 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a6c3d0d43a0f35b8edbebc57e3d7bb67b310ae76 a6c3d0d43a0f35b8edbebc57e3d7bb67b310ae76 Worker Struck by Granite Panel Gets Summary Judgment on Labor Law Claim Fri, 01 Jul 2022 00:00:00 -0700 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197148fdc9dd65136d9446c641a50eac9cc46a69 No Change in 2023 Assessment Rates Thu, 30 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/70b6cc6331b9f482479d502578a5bf3e3d49f7c5 70b6cc6331b9f482479d502578a5bf3e3d49f7c5 Property Manager Arrested for Alleged Comp Fraud Thu, 30 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/42ccbedf6188f604401a926a229a8c48d5af186f 42ccbedf6188f604401a926a229a8c48d5af186f Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Repeal 'Redundant' MSP Private Cause of Action Thu, 30 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/734d90f84574a45afa56233f2966f443dd231ae0 734d90f84574a45afa56233f2966f443dd231ae0 Worker Struck by Beam Gets Partial Summary Judgment in Labor Law Action Thu, 30 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/fd4d37735b4a792e8d1028854a1fb18cdc66d6b5 fd4d37735b4a792e8d1028854a1fb18cdc66d6b5 Court Overturns Summary Judgment Against Worker Thu, 30 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 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075a09285bd75c5ecc746005fc6e9a7442b84508 Commissioner Rejects Experience Rating COVID-19 Claims Thu, 30 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/14d13b912e03ec156b893e27f6441488af9e314f 14d13b912e03ec156b893e27f6441488af9e314f Governor Appoints Three Comp Judges Wed, 29 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f5f51b2c88fc6933ebb36c74019dd8a0fc4bb161 f5f51b2c88fc6933ebb36c74019dd8a0fc4bb161 UR Study Bill, CIGA Measure Set for Aug. 1 Hearing Wed, 29 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/75335809da19b46af824e0d9abdfa6e478b85bea 75335809da19b46af824e0d9abdfa6e478b85bea WCRI Says Setting Fee Schedules a Balance for States Wed, 29 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/7e00e9eaff420694efae6c70245e500cc8dc13cb 7e00e9eaff420694efae6c70245e500cc8dc13cb Supreme Court Upholds Denial of Benefits for Worker With Alleged Thoracic Spine Injury Wed, 29 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b0c767639e811c704a0aae65c296b8b9f68294af b0c767639e811c704a0aae65c296b8b9f68294af High Court Declines Request to Appoint Comp Judge Wed, 29 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f8cad2d986f86b1932c837e1935c6e4d7456d0d0 f8cad2d986f86b1932c837e1935c6e4d7456d0d0 Federal Appellate Court Overturns Denial of Carrier's Motion to Compel Arbitration Wed, 29 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a387371cc83e95fdc50ad693ead8ea783c1fbf66 a387371cc83e95fdc50ad693ead8ea783c1fbf66 Court Upholds Dismissal of Worker's Tort Claim Against Employer Wed, 29 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a4794bce4aba29d14843bdab206db5e0a9c72966 a4794bce4aba29d14843bdab206db5e0a9c72966 Incident Report on Worker's Fall Properly Excluded From Evidence as Hearsay Wed, 29 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2fef46886f66094445e2cae489b9d11303340e36 2fef46886f66094445e2cae489b9d11303340e36 Court Overturns WCB's Reduction of Worker's SLU Award Wed, 29 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/7325da10c048242beef856014f6ce5ca3cc3109f 7325da10c048242beef856014f6ce5ca3cc3109f W.R. 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Appoints Execs for Launch of Enterprise Risk Solutions Tue, 28 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/46927b8d5a36a18be97b254da77d61d1b8eef25e 46927b8d5a36a18be97b254da77d61d1b8eef25e DLI Proposes New Mediation Rules Tue, 28 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f4af86089cfe2db3e52c99f39592b7cbcde24504 f4af86089cfe2db3e52c99f39592b7cbcde24504 DWC Announces New Surcharge Rates, Effective Friday Tue, 28 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e096f86af7172aef11429f8f7a488e7a78258065 e096f86af7172aef11429f8f7a488e7a78258065 Mileage Reimbursement Increases Friday Tue, 28 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/4c918d104421e39a1ec6283c72f0ecc7fb6c9d40 4c918d104421e39a1ec6283c72f0ecc7fb6c9d40 Key Risk Names Whitney Neal VP of HR Tue, 28 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/75472d1e0f03c6911307870117e793b60382f05e 75472d1e0f03c6911307870117e793b60382f05e Court Finds Motorist's Recovery of Comp Benefits Didn't Exceed UIM Coverage Limits Tue, 28 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/52355113dbc78d85e6d3c3af75f8cdbce7160816 52355113dbc78d85e6d3c3af75f8cdbce7160816 CFO of Company Tied to Pacific Hospital Kickback Scheme Sentenced to 15 Months Tue, 28 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6650dae96a26250b04189aa787639b3d6bc18da8 6650dae96a26250b04189aa787639b3d6bc18da8 Hospital Entitled to Dismissal of Injured Laser Technician's Tort Suit Tue, 28 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a2de3f5c8c045485684a0d337032a708570c56ff a2de3f5c8c045485684a0d337032a708570c56ff Privette Doctrine Bars Injured Worker's Suit Against General Contractor Tue, 28 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/7a8b4808a6004ff1c9bf83eacb051c51eb77856e 7a8b4808a6004ff1c9bf83eacb051c51eb77856e CFO: PTSD Law Allows Medical Benefits Without Physical Injury Tue, 28 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d8e07702b01de60b9327bdbc994a8b500a7c9763 d8e07702b01de60b9327bdbc994a8b500a7c9763 DWC Updates Forms Mon, 27 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2e9f1f23adbfa42dcf048e1089c9ccbc8d9bab1f 2e9f1f23adbfa42dcf048e1089c9ccbc8d9bab1f COVID-19 Presumptions Lose Steam Among Lawmakers Mon, 27 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/96b109e660e14a8b07160631bac3e00deef4a4dc 96b109e660e14a8b07160631bac3e00deef4a4dc COVID Claims Drop Significantly in March, April Mon, 27 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/03008f09ec4e28e11064f096bba9c0f46ac8be3e 03008f09ec4e28e11064f096bba9c0f46ac8be3e Jury Awards $650k in Damages for Contractor's Retaliation Against Injured Immigrant Mon, 27 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/281b9a07a3411b034b8043a5d7f721e45ec1ac73 281b9a07a3411b034b8043a5d7f721e45ec1ac73 Court Revives Part of Labor Law Claim Over Worker's Alleged Fall at Fish Market Mon, 27 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/650011e1a370f8ce46d68ac152c8e46a6db9b597 650011e1a370f8ce46d68ac152c8e46a6db9b597 Property Owner Not Entitled to Summary Dismissal of Worker's Claim for Injuries Mon, 27 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d43349c1a0d52d4a951764150ce00b6c62d0ca64 d43349c1a0d52d4a951764150ce00b6c62d0ca64 Injured Worker Can't Proceed With Retaliatory Discharge Claim in District Court Mon, 27 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0d6889711c93ca077d4209f9abd4aef76ce6028d 0d6889711c93ca077d4209f9abd4aef76ce6028d Meredith Weaver Named Comp Judge Mon, 27 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/30635a09d77bba9bb66dab48a476a4b95383902f 30635a09d77bba9bb66dab48a476a4b95383902f High Court Finds Worker's Narcotic Pain Medication No Longer Compensable Mon, 27 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2ab13388e278144450e7a8d46447cc84febdd10b 2ab13388e278144450e7a8d46447cc84febdd10b Carrier Can't Be Liable for Agreed Judgment When Employer Never Demanded Coverage Mon, 27 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/dcdec75c2d66e625eb9a253805bcbb3900791ccb dcdec75c2d66e625eb9a253805bcbb3900791ccb Jury Orders AP Keenan to Pay $34.5M in Damages for Failing to Engage in Interactive Process Mon, 27 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/4819c45d47619aa464eeb0be397bcc62113825a3 4819c45d47619aa464eeb0be397bcc62113825a3 DWC Posts Adjustments to DMEPOS Fee Schedule Fri, 24 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/4b1e580ed6db8cbd31a58642d4d943b426495146 4b1e580ed6db8cbd31a58642d4d943b426495146 Court: Worker With Rare Disorder Didn't Suffer Compensable Injury From Silica Exposure Fri, 24 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/078e46ee4c07b0903c5a9c047caa63c67364db1b 078e46ee4c07b0903c5a9c047caa63c67364db1b Out-of-State, Nonparty Employer Can Be Compelled to Respond to Subpoenas Fri, 24 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8104e71339121efda15b385601fabfac4cecc7b3 8104e71339121efda15b385601fabfac4cecc7b3 Court Orders IAB to Double-Check Its Math or Justify Award to Worker Fri, 24 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/eddb25eb6cb5637451bf98604908c0bca587f33f eddb25eb6cb5637451bf98604908c0bca587f33f Worker Not Entitled to Amend Pleading or to Summary Judgment on Labor Law Claims Fri, 24 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f339836c66900a0ff42e1c266efe45643890e94a f339836c66900a0ff42e1c266efe45643890e94a Employee Who Slipped on Excrement Can Proceed With Personal Injury Claim Fri, 24 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/cb17db0def97cc27ca939b15ab0f65daed7e3874 cb17db0def97cc27ca939b15ab0f65daed7e3874 WCRI: Use of Telemedicine Stabilizes Following Pandemic Fri, 24 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a214050faebd1240f8cb422ba3650669fcc8816d a214050faebd1240f8cb422ba3650669fcc8816d High Court Agrees to Hear Case Involving Derivative Injury Rule and COVID Fri, 24 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a264f7e63cfc86b91350e00293e0163c98c50bca a264f7e63cfc86b91350e00293e0163c98c50bca WCIRB Actuarial Committee Meets Tuesday Fri, 24 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0ced0b0363658cb2fd1b0381d0766814fcfae1ad 0ced0b0363658cb2fd1b0381d0766814fcfae1ad DWC: Claims With Hospital Services Down; Hospital Costs Per Claim Rise in 2020 Fri, 24 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8135aea15134ce13fd359497658982edc17c018c 8135aea15134ce13fd359497658982edc17c018c Transit Worker Fails to Prove Occupational Disease From Years of Performing Track Repairs Thu, 23 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/943ae3e3d025176e6bf99334a8c72c299689a9d2 943ae3e3d025176e6bf99334a8c72c299689a9d2 Court: TV Station Didn't Retaliate Against Per Diem Worker for Filing Comp Claim Thu, 23 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/99a82a83a948dba7a8f58dca8ea67dc629866a92 99a82a83a948dba7a8f58dca8ea67dc629866a92 Court Upholds Reversal of OWC Medical Director's Denial of Surgery Thu, 23 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/1a77e3b4383880db39ce761ac54e830164c75004 1a77e3b4383880db39ce761ac54e830164c75004 DWC Posts Adjustments to Physician, Non-Physician Practitioner Fee Schedule Thu, 23 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/c02039d289c163a91bd79290e7846e11c51ddaea c02039d289c163a91bd79290e7846e11c51ddaea DWC Hosting Conference Call on EDI Data Collection Billing Thu, 23 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b3405929f86626602357418695dc1297b4459f25 b3405929f86626602357418695dc1297b4459f25 NCCI Report Highlights Trends That Could Impact Comp Industry Thu, 23 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a6d43e17233c2e580f1f66372c8724292e619695 a6d43e17233c2e580f1f66372c8724292e619695 OIG: Scammers May Have Targeted City Comp Account Thu, 23 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0a9c2a680d7360951c49a91d38d52be5c24066ae 0a9c2a680d7360951c49a91d38d52be5c24066ae Supreme Court Clarifies Application of Multiplier When Worker Has 'Cessation' of Employment Thu, 23 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/ad4041d9208c94339da948ebf3cd5b57f875ca06 ad4041d9208c94339da948ebf3cd5b57f875ca06 High Court Rejects Employer's Challenge to VSSR Award Thu, 23 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8635925879ac234a16aa59639624e069f1be31ac 8635925879ac234a16aa59639624e069f1be31ac Committee Passes Bill Reducing Investigation Period for Presumptive Claims Thu, 23 Jun 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b54181d55c825082bb7ddd259d1f9ed9cc8c20da b54181d55c825082bb7ddd259d1f9ed9cc8c20da