en-us Worker's Compensation Top News Stories Top Workers', Workman's, Workmen's Compensation News Stories Tue, 20 Oct 2020 10:04:26 -0700 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.12.19 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.workcompcentral.com/news/index news@workcompcentral.com (WorkCompCentral) WorkCompCentral Mechanic Forfeits Entitlement to Benefits by Lying About Medical History Tue, 13 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/eae02078e2a4eb2d6030db96aee3f7600274aaaf eae02078e2a4eb2d6030db96aee3f7600274aaaf Split Court Denies PPD to Firefighter With Hearing Loss Thu, 08 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/edca0ca6f1ac62ac1e8b1833a58766b0aa4bf1c9 edca0ca6f1ac62ac1e8b1833a58766b0aa4bf1c9 LASIE Seminar to Cover Basic Principles of Common Injuries Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/1ae43807fe91dc4fdc6027e3b91986615619f8e5 1ae43807fe91dc4fdc6027e3b91986615619f8e5 Court Rejects Attorney's Effort to Secure Additional Fees Wed, 16 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5d3807d0fa5f38d3fbed22343603447c6924c1a2 5d3807d0fa5f38d3fbed22343603447c6924c1a2 Health System Fined for Lack of PPE Mon, 14 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/7ce817ec5d645505324c1aebee8a7244fe5223a8 7ce817ec5d645505324c1aebee8a7244fe5223a8 Insurance Company Stonetrust Announces Slew of New Hires Tue, 08 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/36dc97e7ed96f9374f29e6399df1a941ffd4d77b 36dc97e7ed96f9374f29e6399df1a941ffd4d77b Worker Gets Benefits Despite Delay in Reporting Injury, Conflicting Causation Evidence Tue, 08 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/aeaf313e64cfe4e03541eee41354e7446769912f aeaf313e64cfe4e03541eee41354e7446769912f Worker Unable to Prove Occurrence of Accident Thu, 03 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d52b35e3c6a8c52d3cc145d9da7ce9368bfe88e0 d52b35e3c6a8c52d3cc145d9da7ce9368bfe88e0 Employer Can't Raise Fraud Defense to Claim by Worker Who Lied About Health History Thu, 27 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/70477c51111adda4cc023d1fe0ea0e4c34f44e7e 70477c51111adda4cc023d1fe0ea0e4c34f44e7e LHWCA Can Apply to Contractor's Worker Due to Hiring Party's Operations Thu, 13 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6fdaefee3449077d610b1db48b0eccdbde77050a 6fdaefee3449077d610b1db48b0eccdbde77050a One Worker's Body Removed From Collapsed Hard Rock Hotel Site Wed, 12 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/1366c6d78e10c4720b908b2600f958953691d62d 1366c6d78e10c4720b908b2600f958953691d62d Court Tosses Verdict for Carrier on Coverage of Car Accident Tue, 11 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/cab0c6bcea79beb3ddf52643db17a2f651272615 cab0c6bcea79beb3ddf52643db17a2f651272615 Employer Liable for Benefits, Penalties, Fees to Worker for Fainting Episode Tue, 04 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d5622a90be352bb601851681295dc08680775565 d5622a90be352bb601851681295dc08680775565 Court Voids Public Works Insurance Policies Thu, 30 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/699a044be1a180ec60b261f37789ba4953633e36 699a044be1a180ec60b261f37789ba4953633e36 Agency Offers COVID Codes, Telemed Services in Treatment Guidelines Tue, 28 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/fcaad26a6f2a99af90c3e67788d050a0b0d94536 fcaad26a6f2a99af90c3e67788d050a0b0d94536 Court Revives Worker's Belatedly Filed Claim for Indemnity Benefits Tue, 21 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/ac8fe38fadef136edf87fc07782ad45e40f0bf40 ac8fe38fadef136edf87fc07782ad45e40f0bf40 LASIE Hosting Legislative Recap Wednesday Thu, 09 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2dbf44a011fc616acd981b97dbda684c93b9f7be 2dbf44a011fc616acd981b97dbda684c93b9f7be Board Can't Audit Bills Submitted by Carrier but Can Be Liable for Interest Thu, 02 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/1d887ac9657112dcb0f46c3a9b29c1eadb2247af 1d887ac9657112dcb0f46c3a9b29c1eadb2247af LWCC Foundation Provides $500,000 for Hospital Workers' PPE, Child Care Thu, 25 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d9af473857ec0ac274a4276e870861f2be57b722 d9af473857ec0ac274a4276e870861f2be57b722 Supreme Court Won't Revive Tort Claim Over Drowning Death at Refinery Thu, 25 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5b47a503174ae57520081d45f27e24f153bffe9b 5b47a503174ae57520081d45f27e24f153bffe9b Supreme Court Increases Sanction on Attorney for Failing to Safeguard Settlement Thu, 25 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0fbd9a2c11dde217084effbde8a1a75c50ff68a4 0fbd9a2c11dde217084effbde8a1a75c50ff68a4 Worker Can't Bring Malpractice Action Against Attorney Thu, 18 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/12cbbd093e634d1a833294f8f04d45ec924e27e8 12cbbd093e634d1a833294f8f04d45ec924e27e8 Edwards Signs Liability Protection Laws, Ends Death Benefits Remarriage Penalty Thu, 18 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/bf40c7839f80d432a8d676df74251c21871a75a5 bf40c7839f80d432a8d676df74251c21871a75a5 Edwards Vetoes Presumption Bill — for Non-Comp Claims Wed, 17 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e941f7464af9ba6e36ed3444eb75ca94a7e896a5 e941f7464af9ba6e36ed3444eb75ca94a7e896a5 Court Upholds Medical Director's Decision to Approve Surgery Wed, 17 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/536cf35362e43433642bfaf1d411bccc8be620b6 536cf35362e43433642bfaf1d411bccc8be620b6 Veteran Firefighter Can't Get Benefits for Cumulative Hearing Loss Tue, 02 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f87fe59c64a4d5ba42841c75f88ee4585f02b5e0 f87fe59c64a4d5ba42841c75f88ee4585f02b5e0 Worker's Misrepresentations About Medical History Result in Forfeiture of Benefits Mon, 01 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/c94aff5de18c78fc0771ca5932b6b81e3020925e c94aff5de18c78fc0771ca5932b6b81e3020925e Paramedic Fails to Prove Entitlement to Benefits Tue, 26 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a1e7bec24826f5276f69fa711e0507d551937f9d a1e7bec24826f5276f69fa711e0507d551937f9d Judge Errs in Reinstating Self-Represented Worker's Case Tue, 19 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/100183ebf3af483b095a7677808edc6b14bde7c0 100183ebf3af483b095a7677808edc6b14bde7c0 Demolition of Hard Rock Hotel Can Proceed; Inspector Sentencing Set for July Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f7dbdc619f255320d352b007dbb8105f6a9fdf0f f7dbdc619f255320d352b007dbb8105f6a9fdf0f Carrier's Use of Conditional Endorsements on Settlement Checks Didn't Warrant Award of Penalties Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/ef8ee3519abddf939fa2acbc8d5f145771b50ad0 ef8ee3519abddf939fa2acbc8d5f145771b50ad0 No Additional Benefits for Oil Rig Worker's Back Injury Thu, 30 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0f452ee2cc572c1e11b2949a2babcf263e4425f8 0f452ee2cc572c1e11b2949a2babcf263e4425f8