en-us Worker's Compensation Top News Stories Top Workers', Workman's, Workmen's Compensation News Stories Tue, 20 Oct 2020 11:09:32 -0700 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.12.19 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.workcompcentral.com/news/index news@workcompcentral.com (WorkCompCentral) WorkCompCentral Chiropractor Charged With Defrauding Federal Comp System Tue, 20 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/04fcde5934a6d4b851663709aa8b717f68a27a77 04fcde5934a6d4b851663709aa8b717f68a27a77 Court's COVID Budget Cuts Keep Comp Judge From Another Term Tue, 20 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8c0af0e517620f8d6352375ed44d83b50baee6be 8c0af0e517620f8d6352375ed44d83b50baee6be Worker Gets Summary Judgment on Labor Law Claim for Fall From Unsecured Ladder Tue, 20 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/76841b575199b6a01148efee74c0534ab238c0e3 76841b575199b6a01148efee74c0534ab238c0e3 Set Dresser Can't Maintain Suit Against Property Owners Tue, 20 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f3a418886da4cf245e243ec9af135f6e4a24f41c f3a418886da4cf245e243ec9af135f6e4a24f41c Court Upholds Award of Fees at Reduced Rate Mon, 19 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8a5de8cf2d7e1e6c48f6044be96c134f965033a5 8a5de8cf2d7e1e6c48f6044be96c134f965033a5 Widow Can't Get Benefits for Death of Husband Years After Industrial Injury Mon, 19 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a8b9c419e6be27dbf06d722e441c3764253db73c a8b9c419e6be27dbf06d722e441c3764253db73c Board Properly Rejected Injured Teacher's Challenge to WCLJ's Fraud Finding Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5261143fd32245dab901556ae9e43d90a90cf758 5261143fd32245dab901556ae9e43d90a90cf758 No Indemnity Benefits for Injured Tile Finisher After Layoff Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/7f2d7b1d7ec6bb32e96a8bbeccb6a8e9234b1a80 7f2d7b1d7ec6bb32e96a8bbeccb6a8e9234b1a80 Trade Show Worker Can Proceed With Tort Claim Thu, 15 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f14ccb78f0a7e50b1c339a9a780edb21f526fc97 f14ccb78f0a7e50b1c339a9a780edb21f526fc97 Court Revives Worker's Claims Based on Fall From Tractor-Trailer Thu, 15 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/ee8f5424e206eba60df402eed2d1ee85c1951d7b ee8f5424e206eba60df402eed2d1ee85c1951d7b Court Revives Worker's Claim for Repetitive Stress Injuries Wed, 14 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3e1e8a12043f7c6f62bd84ed6983659f919dd31a 3e1e8a12043f7c6f62bd84ed6983659f919dd31a Worker Can Proceed With Labor Law Claim Against Roofing Material Manufacturer Wed, 14 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6257f51fee1b087df7a4f3f5578ea454363e9956 6257f51fee1b087df7a4f3f5578ea454363e9956 Carrier Gets Credit Against SLU for Worker's Knee Injury Tue, 13 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/757f95905eece34d99411ea50c2d31c613efe351 757f95905eece34d99411ea50c2d31c613efe351 Correctional Officer With Prior SLU Can't Get Additional Award After New Injury Tue, 13 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3e3538dc790495a2e7073993c0ffc7d309183541 3e3538dc790495a2e7073993c0ffc7d309183541 Security Officer With Schedule and Non-Schedule Injuries Gets SLU Award Mon, 12 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/76ce8a87a034ea853e0b8c81cadd87fee9adbc63 76ce8a87a034ea853e0b8c81cadd87fee9adbc63 Court Overturns Denial of Benefits to Worker for Psych Injuries From Harassment Mon, 12 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a3b49e16e14929c5028a32eadee4ef7b296caafb a3b49e16e14929c5028a32eadee4ef7b296caafb Worker Forfeits Entitlement to Benefits by Failing to Disclose Business Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/def14d954934e0c21b0b34004b8672bf29f0ded4 def14d954934e0c21b0b34004b8672bf29f0ded4 No Benefits for Correctional Officer With Alleged Psych Injury Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/127af1339fd931e9274d0b0c293362c92b1e896e 127af1339fd931e9274d0b0c293362c92b1e896e Board Shouldn't Have Yanked Bartender's TTD Award Thu, 08 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/085bdbf7035415178c8f6ff989dfef776ebfeeac 085bdbf7035415178c8f6ff989dfef776ebfeeac Court Says Employer Can't Have Assessment Order Set Aside Thu, 08 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d9b7e6c68bbf3669aa206cc57cec0c7683c92cbf d9b7e6c68bbf3669aa206cc57cec0c7683c92cbf Stenographer Pleads Guilty to Inflating Invoices Wed, 07 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/cb9d6560b138af3c9bd1032561653ce471a13492 cb9d6560b138af3c9bd1032561653ce471a13492 Worker Can't Proceed With Claim for Injuries From Inherent Hazard Wed, 07 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e1077170b6a650a08622c69520db513136709bf6 e1077170b6a650a08622c69520db513136709bf6 Property Manager Can't Bring Labor Law Claims for Alleged Accident at Construction Site Wed, 07 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e67f508ca1105504f84cd62ab1c83819f0a152d6 e67f508ca1105504f84cd62ab1c83819f0a152d6 Stephen Barnes, of Famous Cellino & Barnes Injury and Comp Firm, Dies in Plane Crash Tue, 06 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/13739f24100c1f944ec78e21fef849e47eada5c8 13739f24100c1f944ec78e21fef849e47eada5c8 Union President, 10 Others Charged With Racketeering, Bribery Tue, 06 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2737fdab1fc588430b703f98ff00ac7058b7adfc 2737fdab1fc588430b703f98ff00ac7058b7adfc Worker Struck by Crane Load Gets Partial Summary Judgment Tue, 06 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d50aa4c692fd898bfa1807588588087d6db9d251 d50aa4c692fd898bfa1807588588087d6db9d251 Court Overturns Partial Summary Judgment on Claim by Worker Who Fell From Scaffold Tue, 06 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d3f84bad5e2540c246bcd8358e925b8821a839da d3f84bad5e2540c246bcd8358e925b8821a839da Groups Renew Call for End to State's Scaffold Law Mon, 05 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2aae4c39a388865008eb637e6d040408e0b210bb 2aae4c39a388865008eb637e6d040408e0b210bb Rule Changes Reflect Expanded Provider List, Allow Single Mailing Address for Med Reports Fri, 02 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f67a217b9fadaa3ba3a2d27ab775edf30f5baa34 f67a217b9fadaa3ba3a2d27ab775edf30f5baa34 No Summary Judgment for Asbestos Abatement Worker Fri, 02 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d2ff2505049e177fe8e56bfbf343e652763267ff d2ff2505049e177fe8e56bfbf343e652763267ff Property Owner Not Liable for Worker's Injuries Fri, 02 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/04aba20748d5f2f0429a4c994cd35860431a39d2 04aba20748d5f2f0429a4c994cd35860431a39d2 Drywall Contractor Charged With Shirking Comp Coverage Mon, 28 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/48965546822b145066f02410885d9bb8231f524e 48965546822b145066f02410885d9bb8231f524e Board Adopts New Treatment Guides for Arm Injuries and Asthma Mon, 28 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5ea512ec9b9c3eb05239431d8f04a1e5c9639dd6 5ea512ec9b9c3eb05239431d8f04a1e5c9639dd6 Asking Insurers to Help Workers on COVID Claims Raises Eyebrows Mon, 28 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/efc8818e465ae2917f4d06ca63d6e59e44acd7dd efc8818e465ae2917f4d06ca63d6e59e44acd7dd Court Finds Worker Hit by Falling Object Entitled to Summary Judgment Wed, 23 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f93f97402d4fdc81c528690d0613859af0c4e711 f93f97402d4fdc81c528690d0613859af0c4e711 Board Says COVID Claims Delayed Due to Lack of Medical Records Tue, 15 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d69fd8185295a248f5c4dc1a4187470b314f1785 d69fd8185295a248f5c4dc1a4187470b314f1785 Rating Board Changes Methodology; State Approves 1% Loss Cost Decrease Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/425e5f06bb3b836836a1a76ee6e750ad079840fe 425e5f06bb3b836836a1a76ee6e750ad079840fe Woman Pleads Guilty to Cashing Dead Father's Benefits Checks Thu, 10 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2c0305a8bc841d3f9b58d08415cace776372e355 2c0305a8bc841d3f9b58d08415cace776372e355 Worker Can Pursue Labor Law Claim Against Building Owner Thu, 10 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/621d6129c4d64e1d3cc543a0e58b8c3e844fa52a 621d6129c4d64e1d3cc543a0e58b8c3e844fa52a Causation Can't Be Based on Doctor's Vague Opinion Thu, 10 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/38dd13409bee88223e61e4b5d764fbcac1b3c463 38dd13409bee88223e61e4b5d764fbcac1b3c463 Surgeon Barred From Comp Work After Charged with Neglect in Flesh-Eating Disease Case Wed, 09 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/831ce4e74bb02c6d93c920612cb02ad36a548bc7 831ce4e74bb02c6d93c920612cb02ad36a548bc7 WCB Didn't Err in Denying Review of Award to Worker who Didn't Prove Labor Market Attachment Wed, 09 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/4fd04b5e87f9b91528ab5f8ff3ba4e5e163fc513 4fd04b5e87f9b91528ab5f8ff3ba4e5e163fc513 Carrier Precluded from Presenting Evidence Still Prevails on Defense against Claim Wed, 09 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/99d75abca5ab1e2f6842807d1e899dbcb748eb8b 99d75abca5ab1e2f6842807d1e899dbcb748eb8b Court Partially Revives Worker's Labor Law Claim Fri, 28 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/44099a36e6a9ab17b8326e26de50f830e1904e33 44099a36e6a9ab17b8326e26de50f830e1904e33 Worker Gets Summary Judgment on Claim for Fall From Roof Fri, 28 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a3b48df023b5c9da2df1e685781cac3661cddf9c a3b48df023b5c9da2df1e685781cac3661cddf9c NYSIF Gives $500 Credit for Masks, Other PPE Thu, 27 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e006e3e82aa2fa7fab616795454cd180187a4ed6 e006e3e82aa2fa7fab616795454cd180187a4ed6 No Summary Judgment for Worker Hit by Plywood Thu, 27 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/12b42fe52b3f79d40ebd548b40a583ec0c97c1c9 12b42fe52b3f79d40ebd548b40a583ec0c97c1c9 Triable Issues Foreclose Summary Judgment on Labor Law Claim Thu, 27 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/aa2db1f255bce1e36ef9bec3e43688fef2ccfff9 aa2db1f255bce1e36ef9bec3e43688fef2ccfff9 ACP Applauds Bills It Says Will Cut Costs, Streamline Claims Adjusting Mon, 24 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/adacbe1653c0c9a43664e9830f3e00ac1d9cf645 adacbe1653c0c9a43664e9830f3e00ac1d9cf645 No Summary Judgment for Worker Hit by Falling Object Fri, 21 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/1d71893c4903b98d3991832ff0c4a38fe0d4db18 1d71893c4903b98d3991832ff0c4a38fe0d4db18 Construction Manager Gets Dismissal of Claim for Hand Truck Mishap Fri, 21 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d9565d664e04d2af52723a330bb8f46663247f01 d9565d664e04d2af52723a330bb8f46663247f01 Board Adds CPT Codes, RVUs for COVID Testing Thu, 20 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b4726cf05bd1171b08f9d0f5fb66e9461edb668a b4726cf05bd1171b08f9d0f5fb66e9461edb668a Worker Can Proceed With Suit for Alleged Injury, Add Labor Law Claim Mon, 17 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0205bf30ff0098b799a3b79e668df0a57a53b7cd 0205bf30ff0098b799a3b79e668df0a57a53b7cd Testing for EDI 3.1 Begins in November, Board Says Mon, 17 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/cc0eed690e00a943069473b2b5358299a02728eb cc0eed690e00a943069473b2b5358299a02728eb Board Should Have Ordered Benefits Paid in Landmark Case, Attorneys Say Mon, 17 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/cad70539d2210f13557c1a855a6bd8efcfcf768d cad70539d2210f13557c1a855a6bd8efcfcf768d Court Partially Revives Worker's Labor Law Claim for Mishap With Steel Beam Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d13508d23cc39bd636499da3cb78ab40c62def7c d13508d23cc39bd636499da3cb78ab40c62def7c Court Tosses Employer's Suit Against Insurance Broker Thu, 13 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/74c583b712efc5e5f39960105d8e24b6e2877293 74c583b712efc5e5f39960105d8e24b6e2877293 Defendants Can Seek Indemnification From Injured Worker's Employer Thu, 13 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/19f22eb40f2e27f21fe07dd6450372c303b146be 19f22eb40f2e27f21fe07dd6450372c303b146be Property Owner, Tenant Get Summary Judgment Dismissing Worker's Claim for Injury Tue, 11 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/51775870cda5ffb93d57b952389cf966ee7104a5 51775870cda5ffb93d57b952389cf966ee7104a5 Worker Can't Assert Viable Labor Law Claim for Injuries From Truck Tipping Over Tue, 11 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/83a4d9780fd92e85d809402a399485456782e386 83a4d9780fd92e85d809402a399485456782e386 No Additional SLU Award for Worker With Two Injuries Affecting Arm Fri, 07 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/4e02943fa35f0761ecc674f3852cfd9fa7e46198 4e02943fa35f0761ecc674f3852cfd9fa7e46198 Court Tosses Worker's Claims for Injury From Fall Fri, 07 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2dccbddbcb52d5ecab06c7794f1e8ae18723ac30 2dccbddbcb52d5ecab06c7794f1e8ae18723ac30 Incomplete Form Sinks Carrier's Reimbursement Bid Thu, 06 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f5ceb175e6bfa9901426e9a237b2df22c7e474f0 f5ceb175e6bfa9901426e9a237b2df22c7e474f0 Court Turns Down Challenge to Discontinuation of Benefits Thu, 06 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f8526eb0137851c3e76b457798e42e05021c482b f8526eb0137851c3e76b457798e42e05021c482b Widow Gets Benefits for Worker's Death by Suicide Wed, 05 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/313569a3165c732824131d252da5df0da785b541 313569a3165c732824131d252da5df0da785b541 Worker's Inconsistent Accounts of Alleged Accident Warrant Denial of Claim Wed, 05 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/126fcc8df1029c4c229736d4f55ee892d2b8e959 126fcc8df1029c4c229736d4f55ee892d2b8e959 Doctors De-Authorized After Arrests, Conviction for Theft, Fraud Mon, 03 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/c2143b4b6bccecaba262ddebf265506ffa2d7c48 c2143b4b6bccecaba262ddebf265506ffa2d7c48 Family Hopes Landmark Comp Case Will Help Son Attend College Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a500892f0d3c88cbe8b8d198f60f6b36d410cfb2 a500892f0d3c88cbe8b8d198f60f6b36d410cfb2 Subcontractor Can't Seek Indemnification for Damages Paid to Workers Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a1587ccf1de79346e274382be83e53cfd1bc96a6 a1587ccf1de79346e274382be83e53cfd1bc96a6 Court Won't Review Finding of Employment Relationship Between Caregiver, Patient's Daughter Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2afc3e96532420ab786bdaaa7ad2b04ba43600d4 2afc3e96532420ab786bdaaa7ad2b04ba43600d4 Special Disability Fund Has No Liability to Carrier Due to Lack of Evidence Wed, 29 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0b3e19cfca6b6bc92fd53212e4ec078ddba2ca28 0b3e19cfca6b6bc92fd53212e4ec078ddba2ca28 No Summary Judgment for Worker Who Fell From Ladder Wed, 29 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d141f62578208fcd92820968aca32b1efbbfd15d d141f62578208fcd92820968aca32b1efbbfd15d Lawmakers Pass Bills That Would Penalize Deportation Threat, Authorize Massage Therapists Tue, 28 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/db82a9bf5edb62e8c912db8ca2608ad75eaf81b8 db82a9bf5edb62e8c912db8ca2608ad75eaf81b8 Bills Would Set Up Construction Fatality Registry, Allow Therapy Assistants to Treat Mon, 27 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e011d89dcd4d4cdad71efb73a558d3419b60e04b e011d89dcd4d4cdad71efb73a558d3419b60e04b Court Upholds Board's Authority to Establish Non-Acute Pain Treatment Guidelines Mon, 27 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2226825d20e4ce8158cdc933997ba2170acd84a6 2226825d20e4ce8158cdc933997ba2170acd84a6 Employer Can't Get Summary Dismissal of Claims for Indemnity, Contribution Mon, 27 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d5a3ed9a7db142a0940f9b4b189c9e519152346d d5a3ed9a7db142a0940f9b4b189c9e519152346d Board Adds Psychotherapy Codes for Telemedicine During Pandemic Thu, 23 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5c2df6eda0cdb61184978f1dc52eb4e79eeeb6bc 5c2df6eda0cdb61184978f1dc52eb4e79eeeb6bc SIF's Combined Ratio Up in Sign of Times for Industry, S&P Reports Thu, 23 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/78ec88895d35f7f3d6e05a31b4d65262c5825d85 78ec88895d35f7f3d6e05a31b4d65262c5825d85 No Viable Labor Law Claim for Worker Injured in Jump Thu, 23 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/fb82747df76d0fe24eedc4cab502ff8b3f85e049 fb82747df76d0fe24eedc4cab502ff8b3f85e049 No Summary Judgment for Worker Who Fell From Scaffold Thu, 23 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/da35bf53d3608d1a50c10d90f6a91eb5fea455a7 da35bf53d3608d1a50c10d90f6a91eb5fea455a7