en-us Worker's Compensation Top News Stories Top Workers', Workman's, Workmen's Compensation News Stories Wed, 21 Oct 2020 21:12:36 -0700 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.12.19 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.workcompcentral.com/news/index news@workcompcentral.com (WorkCompCentral) WorkCompCentral BWC Preps $1.3 Billion in Dividends to Employers Thu, 22 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/652d58939b66d0b34ec1cb282e1c09b3e0a9ab1a 652d58939b66d0b34ec1cb282e1c09b3e0a9ab1a Man Kept on Trucking While Receiving Benefits Mon, 12 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e9a44ca4e80b92626dab601ced50e66c53659a8c e9a44ca4e80b92626dab601ced50e66c53659a8c BWC Names Shawn Crosby New Claims Chief Thu, 08 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/bb1c1025c79a8c2a3e9c2519870743ae9f10a49f bb1c1025c79a8c2a3e9c2519870743ae9f10a49f Pain Clinic Owner Sentenced to 7 Years Thu, 08 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/59a0764e7cf36f52877a72b4b4249c209cae21e5 59a0764e7cf36f52877a72b4b4249c209cae21e5 Browns Players Win Late-Filed Comp Claims Tue, 06 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d441d6f185f527ce8485731e5c2ba9607c06f12e d441d6f185f527ce8485731e5c2ba9607c06f12e 6th Circuit Overturns Certification of 'Negotiation Class' in Opioid Multidistrict Litigation Wed, 30 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/af6c9a3e7e8a8e47388e24a0926725d5f27c8ab8 af6c9a3e7e8a8e47388e24a0926725d5f27c8ab8 BWC Board Approves $1.5B Dividend Mon, 28 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f04624e1069a51b57790deae745334685152fe0f f04624e1069a51b57790deae745334685152fe0f Double-Dipping Claimant Owes BWC $33,210 Mon, 21 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d1ccebea70e487bb79978adc94e39da89b35f5dc d1ccebea70e487bb79978adc94e39da89b35f5dc Supreme Court Clarifies Standard for Worker to Get Reimbursement Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/341d86a97e31fb68319249be0f7186a5d2aa3407 341d86a97e31fb68319249be0f7186a5d2aa3407 Dismissals Based on Inconvenient Forum Aren't Appealable Orders Thu, 17 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d2a3b232964e79831df8a70a37aeb604fd063bb7 d2a3b232964e79831df8a70a37aeb604fd063bb7 Split Supreme Court Revives TTD Claim by Worker Fired for Positive Drug Test Tue, 15 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e442dfaf25032fe075c7e147c09ebc34b4647e4b e442dfaf25032fe075c7e147c09ebc34b4647e4b Voluntary Abandonment Bill Takes Effect Tuesday Mon, 14 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/205628cecd14aedf8e67703c80d83220a73ded93 205628cecd14aedf8e67703c80d83220a73ded93 Estate Can't Hold Employer Civilly Liable for Deadly Trench Collapse Thu, 10 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d16b92a0493f988ffaa95259757db54f1b91a1fe d16b92a0493f988ffaa95259757db54f1b91a1fe Former Intern Confirmed as New Chief Operating Officer for BWC Tue, 08 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/91a1987d6866d24b638bb69bc1b0c9cdf1634161 91a1987d6866d24b638bb69bc1b0c9cdf1634161 Supreme Court Upholds Denial of PTD to Worker Deemed Unfit for Vocational Rehabilitation Fri, 04 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/c8392eda288923064132831ed472e818c41ed6ad c8392eda288923064132831ed472e818c41ed6ad Doctor Who Admitted Defrauding BWC Can't Sue Attorney for Malpractice Thu, 03 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/991e5fe267cb751eb23133bf8f4e7ce5c990a248 991e5fe267cb751eb23133bf8f4e7ce5c990a248 BWC Wants to Remove Some Opioids, Add Other Types of Drugs to Formulary Tue, 01 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/331f6e2afbe58e721c4b0f19e2afba82a5a9789e 331f6e2afbe58e721c4b0f19e2afba82a5a9789e Man Pleads to Double Dipping After Seen Mowing Lawn Tue, 25 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/217fda2d4f6980829d379109175f7a8a71138e5a 217fda2d4f6980829d379109175f7a8a71138e5a Public Employers to Get Another 10% Cut in Premiums Tue, 25 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/eba5c5071a0c1d4dc77f81cad236bed944eed888 eba5c5071a0c1d4dc77f81cad236bed944eed888 BWC Plans $1.5 Billion Dividend to Employers Mon, 24 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6e6431b4b1787d6039462ebca90485323dcc2c8d 6e6431b4b1787d6039462ebca90485323dcc2c8d Terms of CBA Don't Require Worker to Arbitrate Intentional Tort Claim Mon, 24 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/1bc4ff9560b17639387e010c93931c818bbfb559 1bc4ff9560b17639387e010c93931c818bbfb559 Judge Need Not 'Flyspeck' Every Page of Record Before Ruling Thu, 20 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/486bcc978e85f7a54da41c56f5a0ce6668c0fad1 486bcc978e85f7a54da41c56f5a0ce6668c0fad1 BWC Updates Start Times for Virtual Committee Meetings Wed, 19 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/1a4419538c1a9e53eb44818c5885b1bf8d1607d5 1a4419538c1a9e53eb44818c5885b1bf8d1607d5 BWC Board of Directors to Meet Friday Tue, 18 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/677c647a637596a04751abfc038fb86afff7950b 677c647a637596a04751abfc038fb86afff7950b BWC Proposes Rule Changes to Outpatient Formulary, Provider Credentialing Thu, 06 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/edb159e1cf1d4f7e960b3591f7f4f512a4be295e edb159e1cf1d4f7e960b3591f7f4f512a4be295e BWC Seeks Comments on Hospital Inpatient, Provider Sections of Fee Schedule Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a2a68b693d04584a983dd35659103c455bf245c6 a2a68b693d04584a983dd35659103c455bf245c6 OSHA Cites Nursing Company for Failing to Protect Employees From COVID Wed, 22 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/ab035bf2a4be1723decedbd49e1b4d6ab6fecd80 ab035bf2a4be1723decedbd49e1b4d6ab6fecd80 Court Upholds VSSR Award, Clarifies Who Qualifies as Machine 'Operator' Wed, 08 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f8db9f562b72ba3b7d9bf065944c3a77afeea20b f8db9f562b72ba3b7d9bf065944c3a77afeea20b Senate Approves Liability Protection but Removes COVID-19 Presumption for Workers Thu, 02 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/eb0393418c33b8dcd760e17c629f65e0526a9845 eb0393418c33b8dcd760e17c629f65e0526a9845 Court Rejects Worker's Retaliation Claim, Revives Disability Discrimination Claim Thu, 02 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d1b659dc8a9d1a0ebeab72eff63cf75af47788da d1b659dc8a9d1a0ebeab72eff63cf75af47788da Three Dozen Supporters, Opponents Turn Out on Presumption, Liability Bill Fri, 26 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/cc71b1f9fdf271a897e61cfdce4ce384f5658372 cc71b1f9fdf271a897e61cfdce4ce384f5658372 Governor Signs Law That Seeks to Finally End Debate on Voluntary Abandonment Tue, 23 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/74e5d3c1174558d4ffd31682e928da312f7b3d37 74e5d3c1174558d4ffd31682e928da312f7b3d37 Worker Fails to Assert Viable Intentional Tort Claim Against Employer Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/20ea22e61f51e5fc43d3c5f17a52db975a21ae85 20ea22e61f51e5fc43d3c5f17a52db975a21ae85 Business Blindsided by Last-Minute Presumption Clause; 23%-35% of COVID Claims Denied Tue, 02 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e5a3ca4eb854682cfdb48df58e001a5d48011e3a e5a3ca4eb854682cfdb48df58e001a5d48011e3a BWC Extends Premium Due Date to Sept. 1 Mon, 01 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/20ffa89c7deae70542309910c57f1aae3bb50f44 20ffa89c7deae70542309910c57f1aae3bb50f44 Court Rejects Claims of Error in Evidentiary Rulings Thu, 28 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/cf1ef93ecd07bbcea81b5dfd9d08ffbf8f712409 cf1ef93ecd07bbcea81b5dfd9d08ffbf8f712409 BWC Begins Sending Face Masks to All Employers Thu, 21 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a43973612d5caa158bca8e6ae35b51b3ee649c89 a43973612d5caa158bca8e6ae35b51b3ee649c89 Summary Judgment Can't Be Granted in Tort Action Over Fatal Trench Collapse Tue, 19 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b77fd0b412eb25d5f3130438fcd5b597a66c3311 b77fd0b412eb25d5f3130438fcd5b597a66c3311 Worker Convicted of Assaulting Boss Gets TTD after Termination Fri, 15 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5d076508ae37b77784c97eb05198c6bfa2b88551 5d076508ae37b77784c97eb05198c6bfa2b88551 BWC Adopts New Medical Fee Schedules Showing Modest Increases Mon, 11 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/44fb3432735cff7dce8c01c54c22416404414b4a 44fb3432735cff7dce8c01c54c22416404414b4a Supreme Court Clarifies Process to Assign Experience Ratings to Successive Employers Mon, 11 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d4b472f184a9247d573ed7838ebcecc6c87366ab d4b472f184a9247d573ed7838ebcecc6c87366ab BWC Seeks Rule Changes on Self-Insurer Assessment Rebates, Managed Care Tue, 28 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/dd9b1fb201636a148d40dd21d5f8170dffa571b3 dd9b1fb201636a148d40dd21d5f8170dffa571b3 BWC Starts Sending $1.6B in Dividend Checks to Employers Wed, 22 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0700 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