en-us Worker's Compensation Top News Stories Top Workers', Workman's, Workmen's Compensation News Stories Wed, 21 Oct 2020 21:18:14 -0700 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.12.19 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.workcompcentral.com/news/index news@workcompcentral.com (WorkCompCentral) WorkCompCentral Utility Co. Has Immunity From Liability to Subcontractor's Injured Employee Thu, 22 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/afb7f00ffdccd08dee1c1c15599b128e1ab2b2e1 afb7f00ffdccd08dee1c1c15599b128e1ab2b2e1 DWC to Hold Hearings on Unfair Claims, Hospital Fee Schedule Wed, 14 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/cf0a018c84e695e42dc62a3cdf321d107cae8804 cf0a018c84e695e42dc62a3cdf321d107cae8804 Department Hosting Training Webinar on New Treatment Guidelines Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3ea4757509ed9748c42ee255d471893447694542 3ea4757509ed9748c42ee255d471893447694542 Black Lung Evals Drop Sharply — and Most Side Against Claimants, Data Show Thu, 01 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/418cac903ef8bba2e37ed1d85adc6aad7b90dad5 418cac903ef8bba2e37ed1d85adc6aad7b90dad5 Widow Gets Benefits, but Estate Does Not Tue, 29 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/09c6bf2111388d01ed2512e97b2f3ea68c096a0f 09c6bf2111388d01ed2512e97b2f3ea68c096a0f Supreme Court Rejects Worker's Challenge to Amended Deadline Mon, 28 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/96e1615e9a5191fe42fb9a61de55bdbfdc8c4840 96e1615e9a5191fe42fb9a61de55bdbfdc8c4840 High Court Yanks License of Attorney With History of Engaging in Unauthorized Practice Mon, 28 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6cf4f0fc65f3b3136e73e0994aa1db238ad776d3 6cf4f0fc65f3b3136e73e0994aa1db238ad776d3 Department Aims to Change Unfair Claims Settlement Rules Wed, 23 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/07c7d5f397686809b6f4b6e55a6a661e9e8b75a7 07c7d5f397686809b6f4b6e55a6a661e9e8b75a7 Attorney Fees Must Be Reviewed by Judge, Department Says Wed, 16 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/c45f48d10f6207a6f9d1c5d629d2cbbaac14cbc5 c45f48d10f6207a6f9d1c5d629d2cbbaac14cbc5 Worker Who Returned to Job Gets Increased Benefits After Change in Position Tue, 15 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/00881a56afe38943ca0b083b173fb6cb935436e7 00881a56afe38943ca0b083b173fb6cb935436e7 Maximum Benefit Level Rises by $31 Per Week Tue, 08 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/1c51d62fcd8e4866aa19cc0216e81d5e0e9b3517 1c51d62fcd8e4866aa19cc0216e81d5e0e9b3517 Carrier Can't Rescind Coverage for Black Lung Benefits or Use Collateral Estoppel to Avoid Liability Fri, 21 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/409d723b2c16ad7dd80996870ea161dcd84a9add 409d723b2c16ad7dd80996870ea161dcd84a9add KEMI Leaders Say Bonuses Were Planned for More Than a Year Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/1719a0b985fe2e1af27d1a6671fe0568ad03c47e 1719a0b985fe2e1af27d1a6671fe0568ad03c47e DWC Cancels Hearing on Attorney Fees, Physician Rules Tue, 21 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/ef4e3dba39af2bd2364485ccad3d6fd11d1d4af0 ef4e3dba39af2bd2364485ccad3d6fd11d1d4af0 Eight Cases Pending at High Court on Retroactivity of HB 2 Reform Tue, 21 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/64c6b6e505d486fde785dec50ce4827f64e1d9bb 64c6b6e505d486fde785dec50ce4827f64e1d9bb Beshear Hopes Courts Will Protect His Presumption, Other COVID Orders Mon, 20 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/91cf5f85ac0787710289408cf2f2278759fc33d5 91cf5f85ac0787710289408cf2f2278759fc33d5 State Postpones Medical Treatment Guidelines Until Jan. 1 Fri, 26 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2415b8a52edc0a0013cfc280d4da0c8e537caa0d 2415b8a52edc0a0013cfc280d4da0c8e537caa0d DWC Asks Lawyers to Follow Procedure on E-filing Fri, 26 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/9985204995c0024648f6f234fab6e2227d469b51 9985204995c0024648f6f234fab6e2227d469b51 Worker's Delay in Submitting Medical Bills Doesn't Allow Carrier to Avoid Payment Wed, 24 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/bba4d2b2fef0172875df0876ecca97425e72b0a2 bba4d2b2fef0172875df0876ecca97425e72b0a2 Physician Fee Schedule Shows Slight Bump for Surgery, but Other Fees Stay Flat Wed, 03 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a370c735051d563ef38c4e12f9f49d6fa834299d a370c735051d563ef38c4e12f9f49d6fa834299d Beshear Appoints Judges, Nominating Committee Members Mon, 01 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d325751e76e8b36e1ff2066b20d38093000576b8 d325751e76e8b36e1ff2066b20d38093000576b8 Zoom Hearing Set on Temporary Relief Procedure Rule Changes Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/30e62078ef7dd8b0f686ec9b8e9ed909954cf5c9 30e62078ef7dd8b0f686ec9b8e9ed909954cf5c9 Beshear Names Chiropractor to KEMI Board Fri, 15 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b4f0692a72df0294b04579503c22001d5e1bafbf b4f0692a72df0294b04579503c22001d5e1bafbf No Conflict of Interest in Acting as Attorneys for Injured Workers Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/018012cd4632d602853a82e3be74f221dcd6150a 018012cd4632d602853a82e3be74f221dcd6150a Committee Accepting Nominations for ALJ Positions Thu, 07 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/c07fc5abc48f4c96591c2a2ca33a8e8f2ecc3736 c07fc5abc48f4c96591c2a2ca33a8e8f2ecc3736 Supreme Court Upholds Denial of Benefits to Worker With History of Back, Neck Issues Wed, 06 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2f8ea416693be5956b55658b2b211a404aa19263 2f8ea416693be5956b55658b2b211a404aa19263 Self-Represented Worker Can Reopen Settled Claim, Receive Additional Benefits Wed, 06 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2817193c923c5ef48fe8635f93cd9a893f7c7df0 2817193c923c5ef48fe8635f93cd9a893f7c7df0 Supreme Court Rejects Intoxication Defense Tue, 05 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d9a12e84b6826e257a12c5abbbd9b6ff724277f0 d9a12e84b6826e257a12c5abbbd9b6ff724277f0