en-us Worker's Compensation Top News Stories Top Workers', Workman's, Workmen's Compensation News Stories Tue, 20 Oct 2020 10:06:02 -0700 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.12.19 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.workcompcentral.com/news/index news@workcompcentral.com (WorkCompCentral) WorkCompCentral Worker Gets Benefits for Injuries at Unpaid Job Orientation Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/dc3f46ee1d8ac224e7b1f70412e807e962e51773 dc3f46ee1d8ac224e7b1f70412e807e962e51773 Worker Gets Compensation for Full Measure of Impairment From Combined Condition Thu, 15 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5bf512d783b6ac34a0010f4d496cc92fdedc0bba 5bf512d783b6ac34a0010f4d496cc92fdedc0bba MLAC's COVID Subcommittee Meets Oct. 23 Wed, 14 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/7244e295c77658e9f0316faf4b073104e8782e09 7244e295c77658e9f0316faf4b073104e8782e09 Court Expands Rule From Decision to Claims Without Combined Conditions Wed, 14 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/23f7c92b3e4ce3cbeba9dcd146c94cb57fb8bf3d 23f7c92b3e4ce3cbeba9dcd146c94cb57fb8bf3d Employers Say 'Reasonable Investigation' Rule Eliminates Need for Presumption Tue, 13 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/642f68c2a7cfa0238aea1e54114390f7aba17c3f 642f68c2a7cfa0238aea1e54114390f7aba17c3f Premium Assessment Increasing 7.14% Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/58baec24d4b6f851f77e523423b306863b196f70 58baec24d4b6f851f77e523423b306863b196f70 WCD Advisory Meeting to Consider Permanent COVID Processing Rules Thu, 08 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/25608e88d7b4b52f2466fcb2663ceb7076eec7cf 25608e88d7b4b52f2466fcb2663ceb7076eec7cf Split Court Revives Apartment Managers' Claims for Workplace Mold Exposure Wed, 07 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a8974a419c0b12e24e0ea6c27a39212f68b642a5 a8974a419c0b12e24e0ea6c27a39212f68b642a5 WCD Advisory Committee Discussing Removal of SSN From Claim Forms Tue, 06 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/862624513e515be7226af14718c90bfb1f32588a 862624513e515be7226af14718c90bfb1f32588a WCD Adopts Temporary COVID Rule Thu, 01 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5633285769f655e78377bc6cce6078ec07f3bc0a 5633285769f655e78377bc6cce6078ec07f3bc0a MLAC Members Tweak Investigation Rule, Dig Deeper Into Presumption Option Wed, 30 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6fa168cb6f4fed154544c29aa1e873d2897d40f9 6fa168cb6f4fed154544c29aa1e873d2897d40f9 Report: Lawmaker Files Ethics Complaint Over Lobbyist's Presumption Comment Tue, 29 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e6d701e2803dda1774af0f51f086ad91ec91d9d2 e6d701e2803dda1774af0f51f086ad91ec91d9d2 WCD Seeks Comments on Revised COVID Investigation Rule Tue, 29 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/012dd9ffef08f0163676843d50f0dc9bef350d7c 012dd9ffef08f0163676843d50f0dc9bef350d7c Court Upholds Citation Against Ag Employer Tue, 29 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/16d7c15fe55a7dbe979d9163107fe4b746991022 16d7c15fe55a7dbe979d9163107fe4b746991022 WCD Seeks Comment on 'Reasonable Investigation' Rule for COVID Claims Thu, 24 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/50b72ce80989447901a67fccf2276ddd53d642da 50b72ce80989447901a67fccf2276ddd53d642da WCD Announces 2020 Travel Reimbursement Rates Wed, 23 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8baea7ae4821091d8bb746edb795a713b94df755 8baea7ae4821091d8bb746edb795a713b94df755 Medical Advisory Committee Seeks Input on Disk Replacement Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6cb1568f10e7481c9ad238d3000927ce4b6730e1 6cb1568f10e7481c9ad238d3000927ce4b6730e1 State OSHA Faults 2 Employers for Failure to Protect Workers Against COVID-19 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/170b77e5941b3a1b5ca0a5f27659faca37380531 170b77e5941b3a1b5ca0a5f27659faca37380531 As MLAC Meets Again Over COVID, Issues Center on WCD's Authority Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/953f8db887643614d4c88f909bd37a2e04770728 953f8db887643614d4c88f909bd37a2e04770728 Death Benefits Increasing Oct. 1 Mon, 14 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2ec693d12d105cd70886bf408b18ae489bd94d4c 2ec693d12d105cd70886bf408b18ae489bd94d4c Penalty Reinstated on SAIF for Closing Claim Mon, 14 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/c96cb42bfc95783242051db0c50a976a111595a0 c96cb42bfc95783242051db0c50a976a111595a0 MLAC Subcommittee Meeting to Discuss COVID Compensability Mon, 14 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/7fa002ca3b4249305854c28b996bd987cb3783d1 7fa002ca3b4249305854c28b996bd987cb3783d1 Rates Dropping 5.6% in 2021 Thu, 10 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/12fc162b1a9315e626542e2952b8076462915945 12fc162b1a9315e626542e2952b8076462915945 DCBS Schedules Sept. 17 Hearing on Assessments Wed, 02 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/94279217e7446073660ba01f7d72034fa556028c 94279217e7446073660ba01f7d72034fa556028c SAIF Board, Audit Committee Meeting Wednesday Tue, 01 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/07765942fc4e99ee7bfa19ffab60107dbda21a9e 07765942fc4e99ee7bfa19ffab60107dbda21a9e WCD to Resume Mailing Proof of Coverage Orders Thu, 27 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/995fb340faa4ae033933d0ff8157fb367e0e7fd0 995fb340faa4ae033933d0ff8157fb367e0e7fd0 MLAC to Keep Working on Consensus for Handling COVID Claims Thu, 27 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d0b2beb8214cee9bd8f66d15cbe19f72c9a4fa9e d0b2beb8214cee9bd8f66d15cbe19f72c9a4fa9e Division Adopts Rule to Exclude COVID Costs From X-Mods Tue, 25 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/dd5c1ab1c6829ff1859ac6def3e6c8ecf4ced072 dd5c1ab1c6829ff1859ac6def3e6c8ecf4ced072 WCD Seeks Input for Rulemaking Committee Fri, 21 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/30c517bd864d64f2f9b05a842ec0a980157d92b3 30c517bd864d64f2f9b05a842ec0a980157d92b3 Advisory Committee to Hear Report in Support of Two-Level Disk Replacement Fri, 21 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/7910b56bd333b86ced346cfdd4b0262cc8e7eb96 7910b56bd333b86ced346cfdd4b0262cc8e7eb96 Board Fails to Provide Adequate Analysis Before Rejecting Claim as Time-Barred Mon, 17 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/7bcb9d3e41e4cdfc85a2570c41cfbe57c0090202 7bcb9d3e41e4cdfc85a2570c41cfbe57c0090202 WCB to Review Comments on Attorney Fees Thu, 06 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2f5ec736b924758ee4f56ed2e57ad855bac044e2 2f5ec736b924758ee4f56ed2e57ad855bac044e2 Special Session to Start Aug. 10 Mon, 03 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/914fd0bab540f935a98c42a0e6534992a3a7475f 914fd0bab540f935a98c42a0e6534992a3a7475f Truck Driver Fails to Establish Conditions as Occupational Disease Thu, 30 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3dc3ce0e125f21500e1c6f77e23c8cf6e26066de 3dc3ce0e125f21500e1c6f77e23c8cf6e26066de DCBS Reports Workplace Deaths Up 17% in 2019 Tue, 28 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3a6fa3f8301700e8a68618b65c8a9cfd853a1cdc 3a6fa3f8301700e8a68618b65c8a9cfd853a1cdc WCB Posts Information for Attorney Fee Rule Hearing Mon, 27 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/48a40f5046f3155fb0369bb03dfc2950eb4691f8 48a40f5046f3155fb0369bb03dfc2950eb4691f8 WCD Names Sally Coen as Administrator Mon, 27 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/899e5e03f9da5aa928b81ad235159784748591bd 899e5e03f9da5aa928b81ad235159784748591bd DCBS Extends Emergency Orders; New P&C Rules in Works Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/87c96fa8608b69f9ab95d52f8b698d998c9e4240 87c96fa8608b69f9ab95d52f8b698d998c9e4240 MLAC Members Agree on 6 Issues but Can't See Eye-to-Eye on Presumption Wed, 22 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/bda6b06b5f9efaaa1dd713d566394cec3b7a13a4 bda6b06b5f9efaaa1dd713d566394cec3b7a13a4 MLAC Committee Members at Impasse on COVID Talks, Offer Dual Recommendations Tue, 21 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8c1bdc03ecfa703dac66d46636a0a500eeddea0b 8c1bdc03ecfa703dac66d46636a0a500eeddea0b Worker Gets Fees for Dismissal of Carrier's Challenge to PTD Award Mon, 20 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d5a250971e562966699c5e4f6ec25dfe3d8f4c23 d5a250971e562966699c5e4f6ec25dfe3d8f4c23 AGC, SAIF Announce $3.4M Retro Return Thu, 16 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/80cddb051a705c6a780b42c4980c3e5993110910 80cddb051a705c6a780b42c4980c3e5993110910 Temporary Rules Adopting COVID-19 Codes Take Effect Tue, 14 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b56151908d5f9ab9451185fd40ff2d9f1ea1333d b56151908d5f9ab9451185fd40ff2d9f1ea1333d MLAC to Continue Discussing COVID Claims Mon, 13 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/fa1765eae7062573ade5d388ab3f429e12f57530 fa1765eae7062573ade5d388ab3f429e12f57530 WCD Proposes Rules to Adopt COVID-19 Procedure Codes Wed, 08 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a4ed3b79c66c4a480ef113f2f8cbf9d144760ce5 a4ed3b79c66c4a480ef113f2f8cbf9d144760ce5 Deputy Sheriff Denied Benefits for PTSD Allegedly Caused by Internal Investigation Wed, 08 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/578bd5f2c47ab896a3183679fa2a648a4d38a6b8 578bd5f2c47ab896a3183679fa2a648a4d38a6b8 Workers' Comp Data: 7 of 10 COVID Claims in State Approved​ Wed, 08 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/972a37f8fac4c8524edfe08b87168dcc737d9082 972a37f8fac4c8524edfe08b87168dcc737d9082 MLAC Reviewing COVID Issues Mon, 29 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/08777bd6736b9dc0319de45530c1e09a035641cb 08777bd6736b9dc0319de45530c1e09a035641cb Insurance Deadline Extension to Run Through July Wed, 24 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e1db63a48dc2943e13e1b49fa1e24db116adbbf6 e1db63a48dc2943e13e1b49fa1e24db116adbbf6 Workers' Comp Committee Pushes Forward With New Language on Attorney Fee Rules​ Wed, 24 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6bfe6f526af5b6cd0d28cc0ae4ebfd4668a88589 6bfe6f526af5b6cd0d28cc0ae4ebfd4668a88589 WCD Proposes Rules for Coverage of Telehealth Services Mon, 22 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/ac8e8f48cf5e17701e3fabe95ba17685b3d09bd4 ac8e8f48cf5e17701e3fabe95ba17685b3d09bd4 Comp Division Restores Penalties for Uninsured Employers as State Reopens Mon, 22 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/129d942aac45221d3bd1c356f63dc1c2bbf6846b 129d942aac45221d3bd1c356f63dc1c2bbf6846b WCB to Discuss Attorney Fee Rules During Tuesday Meeting Thu, 18 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b252b892e81ddf5d869176e4f00026e200a2a76e b252b892e81ddf5d869176e4f00026e200a2a76e WCB Announces Attorney Fee Increase Tue, 16 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/22f0c7c350a4c6912d64672091b5bb9e7ef0d612 22f0c7c350a4c6912d64672091b5bb9e7ef0d612 Dates Set for 2020 Certification Course Fri, 12 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/67078cd7f54f8bd90a01afa53a5a98c7f1eab8b3 67078cd7f54f8bd90a01afa53a5a98c7f1eab8b3 SAIF Declares $100M Dividend Thu, 04 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/fceae5e319e8f032de42bb8fcad4140f2021dd46 fceae5e319e8f032de42bb8fcad4140f2021dd46 SAIF Board Meets Wednesday Tue, 02 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2a614b33958422d1d6bb730872cf07c6349a896c 2a614b33958422d1d6bb730872cf07c6349a896c Temporary Rules Cut Penalty for Uninsured Employers Fri, 29 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/dcac07284b5dc7f0ffdb1cce899e80de5ba41e93 dcac07284b5dc7f0ffdb1cce899e80de5ba41e93 Attorney Fees, Max Benefit Increasing July 1 Tue, 26 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/38861553ff510b801ff0eb7de7c88c083705e3fc 38861553ff510b801ff0eb7de7c88c083705e3fc Court Upholds Award for New/Omitted Condition Thu, 21 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/192cf4466b79d5239969723e8c955af741705803 192cf4466b79d5239969723e8c955af741705803 Court Clarifies Requirements to Request Coverage for New/Omitted Conditions Wed, 20 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8190310fec06858885ca60c37c2b5ccb30da29c8 8190310fec06858885ca60c37c2b5ccb30da29c8 Boilermaker's Final Employer Can Shift Liability for Hearing Loss Tue, 12 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/22d5fa4bd94dc7b055f0329ebdbe574a06c6eaed 22d5fa4bd94dc7b055f0329ebdbe574a06c6eaed Court Rejects Worker's Challenge to Calculation of TTD Award Mon, 27 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/167034b76fde85df1f5a7834bae3f1c90f59dd13 167034b76fde85df1f5a7834bae3f1c90f59dd13 DCBS Extends Emergency Order for Insurance Deadlines Fri, 24 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0e9e8b6d1dc6a9b5e45b4bd409648aac6b7eb77b 0e9e8b6d1dc6a9b5e45b4bd409648aac6b7eb77b