en-us Worker's Compensation Top News Stories Top Workers', Workman's, Workmen's Compensation News Stories Wed, 21 Oct 2020 20:50:47 -0700 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.12.19 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.workcompcentral.com/news/index news@workcompcentral.com (WorkCompCentral) WorkCompCentral Comp Insurers Agree to Settle Doctors' Class Action for $10 Million Wed, 30 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6bd182c89b761f17c4adc6b57456a3995cba2dd5 6bd182c89b761f17c4adc6b57456a3995cba2dd5 Exclusive Remedy Doesn't Bar Privacy Act Claim Tue, 29 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e5fef333488dd811f0fb96c597bfcc56e791a191 e5fef333488dd811f0fb96c597bfcc56e791a191 Supreme Court Clarifies Everyday Activities Can Constitute Employment Risks Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b5f35fbde10afd644ab4c59e495e16fd8b169437 b5f35fbde10afd644ab4c59e495e16fd8b169437 No Benefits for Teacher Attacked in Classroom Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/804192eb54e1a809a78f05484f01e5aa70777dcd 804192eb54e1a809a78f05484f01e5aa70777dcd Carrier Must Defend Owner, Construction Manager From Worker's Suit Wed, 02 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0408c1066337673c4072d6bdc0a86c9c2a007e88 0408c1066337673c4072d6bdc0a86c9c2a007e88 Audit: Comp Oversight Committee Saved $1 Million After Burke Stepped Down Tue, 01 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0b9b7d0c1535cbad748665950ddc30c763deabf7 0b9b7d0c1535cbad748665950ddc30c763deabf7 Commission Now Providing Chicago Arbitrator for Pro Se Cases Thu, 27 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/ed221eb92a8e34e2101f8bec14472a135b28162e ed221eb92a8e34e2101f8bec14472a135b28162e Postal Subcontractor Sentenced for Pocketing $2 Million in Comp Reimbursements Wed, 26 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/fb014508da4be831b0e4e3e5ab0d4537f93065f9 fb014508da4be831b0e4e3e5ab0d4537f93065f9 Officer Gets Line-of-Duty Pension for Disability Wed, 19 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/7fdd8542154646acfb2136f5e039db81b84c3d34 7fdd8542154646acfb2136f5e039db81b84c3d34 Maximum Benefits Increase 1.5% Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/fec8864b4c708abfff0b6006ca447e04c65c31ef fec8864b4c708abfff0b6006ca447e04c65c31ef Court Upholds Reduction in Maintenance Award to Injured Ex-Wife Fri, 17 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/742aebf889bffcf9ecc50e679f4f63047befca48 742aebf889bffcf9ecc50e679f4f63047befca48 CompFile 2.0 to Launch Wednesday, Allowing E-Filing of Settlements and More Thu, 16 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/46ebd90101e6bf403657f69270a3c4363f7c75f2 46ebd90101e6bf403657f69270a3c4363f7c75f2 Office of the Future? Building Redesigned to Reduce Virus Claims Wed, 15 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3da567b1bd6074ebb65fe04bbc072d7c076f7679 3da567b1bd6074ebb65fe04bbc072d7c076f7679 Court Rejects Finding That Employer Knowingly Failed to Maintain Insurance Tue, 30 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/7fff8f80683b21426f22ad5c4250b30ed403c272 7fff8f80683b21426f22ad5c4250b30ed403c272 Contractor Failed to Obtain Comp Insurance on Worker Who Fell to His Death Mon, 29 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/76724f9d93b75cc47ddc3b9c969d299d8473b66f 76724f9d93b75cc47ddc3b9c969d299d8473b66f Injured Driver Can't Get Additional Recovery From Insurance Provider Thu, 11 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/4b3b308704ee46a4716e3136e5ff27ea2a641d78 4b3b308704ee46a4716e3136e5ff27ea2a641d78 IWCC Issues Reminder on Distancing, Announces Additional Arbitration Dates Thu, 11 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/64e661e835884ae9465fff01baabbe4c43fe6cf3 64e661e835884ae9465fff01baabbe4c43fe6cf3 Governor Signs Rebuttable COVID Presumption Into Law Tue, 09 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6dfd87778abe37fa554493258baaa63d91703c64 6dfd87778abe37fa554493258baaa63d91703c64 Nowak Remembered as Excellent Attorney, Arbitrator Mon, 08 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/26e7e482272e3de8da3313a8b2f527049978ff4a 26e7e482272e3de8da3313a8b2f527049978ff4a Commission Open Again, but Review Calls Won't Be In-Person Fri, 05 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/745603253b52f587bd235fce03fc2ff8d56858dc 745603253b52f587bd235fce03fc2ff8d56858dc Comp Commission Closes Offices After Protests, Violence Tue, 02 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/79d71f3f18febb7d718e877ee308b990d57ef00f 79d71f3f18febb7d718e877ee308b990d57ef00f Commission Posts Arbitration Teleconference, Trial Info for June Thu, 28 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e819c4ebf51d0e79428090dc5883dc94812b038b e819c4ebf51d0e79428090dc5883dc94812b038b Complex Presumption Bill Gives Employers Specific Paths to Rebuttal Wed, 27 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/01e00b4a45e43d5eda8d5a40a28657c408f9073b 01e00b4a45e43d5eda8d5a40a28657c408f9073b Lawmakers OK Bill With Rebuttable Presumption Tue, 26 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a7af8653588073cfba64af9ecb6ab6aaa2862843 a7af8653588073cfba64af9ecb6ab6aaa2862843 Fed Up With Rude Behavior to Staff, Chairman Orders One-Day Delay in File Processing Thu, 07 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/87c2b602230a47d9734b6f3b05685c940ee6f30f 87c2b602230a47d9734b6f3b05685c940ee6f30f Postal Worker Can't Assert Emotional Distress Claim against Employer under FTCA Thu, 30 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/48356d973df20faad8ad20907d8183f2cc5aed36 48356d973df20faad8ad20907d8183f2cc5aed36 Commission Rescinds Presumption Rule After Judge's Order Tue, 28 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/15b7cdab08c044c03c8815a7393a91e27fd8e567 15b7cdab08c044c03c8815a7393a91e27fd8e567 Judge Temporarily Halts Commission's COVID-19 Presumption Rule Mon, 27 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/408909d194a11ee7560e219abf80e6e7ed89aec3 408909d194a11ee7560e219abf80e6e7ed89aec3 Business Groups File Suit Over Commission's COVID-19 Presumption Rule Fri, 24 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0ff9b695aacf28e5a89472311d1d1801ee2429bc 0ff9b695aacf28e5a89472311d1d1801ee2429bc