en-us Worker's Compensation Top News Stories Top Workers', Workman's, Workmen's Compensation News Stories Fri, 12 Jul 2024 13:30:09 -0700 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.19.1 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.workcompcentral.com/news/index news@workcompcentral.com (WorkCompCentral) WorkCompCentral Court Rejects Municipal Worker's Constitutional Challenges to IRE Procedures Fri, 12 Jul 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/95a83b4b7d4cb81cc55d3c401c0fb9e05350d197 95a83b4b7d4cb81cc55d3c401c0fb9e05350d197 Amazon Can't Join Injured Worker's Prior Employer as Defendant to Claim Thu, 11 Jul 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/38d59ee6b440e4e19fcece6b0720c7d890f186ad 38d59ee6b440e4e19fcece6b0720c7d890f186ad Court Upholds Dismissal of Worker's Untimely Appeal Wed, 10 Jul 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d11efff87591d22feb2e194eb60ce309114d41d7 d11efff87591d22feb2e194eb60ce309114d41d7 Employer Can't Join Other Parties to Share Potential Liability for Fatal Claim Tue, 18 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/609615c30ef306a37b9aa754fc12c5fe907485f5 609615c30ef306a37b9aa754fc12c5fe907485f5 Labor Committee Hears Testimony on Misclassification Wed, 12 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b5c857d86622e68af363f90e33451491bf032368 b5c857d86622e68af363f90e33451491bf032368 Court Upholds Denial of Worker's Claim for Lead-Exposure Injury Fri, 07 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/391aa6ee46222e5c1b7d85e8dded7324c36b0657 391aa6ee46222e5c1b7d85e8dded7324c36b0657 Worker Left Quadriplegic Fails to Timely Notify Carrier Mon, 03 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e5da02b1d90ac788a132cf1263e8962c62f3f67a e5da02b1d90ac788a132cf1263e8962c62f3f67a Court Upholds Denial of Widow's Claim for Truck Driver's Fatal Heart Attack Thu, 23 May 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/efc05961d049de5e71f76da84814e2baaad9e4f0 efc05961d049de5e71f76da84814e2baaad9e4f0 Judge Must Determine Whether to Penalize Employer's Refusal to Pay for Pot Tue, 21 May 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/1f7a419840448e611d79caa5a9040873dae5b55a 1f7a419840448e611d79caa5a9040873dae5b55a Supreme Court to Weigh in on Statutory Employer Defense Mon, 20 May 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/83d041ccf6c06b5a8520a4d69003f685c665b56f 83d041ccf6c06b5a8520a4d69003f685c665b56f Court Rejects Police Officer's Constitutional Challenges to IRE Process Thu, 16 May 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0e4643bfc2655e21ea77df786bf400a97d7e73b1 0e4643bfc2655e21ea77df786bf400a97d7e73b1 Court Rejects Constitutional Challenges to New IRE Provisions Mon, 13 May 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e312b17a0bcc9205610bff7ecb441533d157d45a e312b17a0bcc9205610bff7ecb441533d157d45a Worker Fails to Prove Connection Between Testicle Injury, Work Thu, 09 May 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d70c800ee77aee92b3d411466f0848104077d56d d70c800ee77aee92b3d411466f0848104077d56d Court Upholds Penalties Against Employer That Failed to Pay for Worker's Medications Fri, 03 May 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/32f7dec5db51f4a7e87039ef9baaa55e3b06fc63 32f7dec5db51f4a7e87039ef9baaa55e3b06fc63 Supreme Court to Address Worker's Entitlement to Reimbursement for CBD Oil Thu, 02 May 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f2264ca1161bf6ae5769d9afc587df81faf7aca9 f2264ca1161bf6ae5769d9afc587df81faf7aca9 Worker Gets Award of Penalties; Employer Gets No Additional Subrogation Credit Mon, 15 Apr 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/df27bd1e3f2bbea196189e5892073435f672aefa df27bd1e3f2bbea196189e5892073435f672aefa Worker Gets Presumption That Recent Symptoms Relate to Old Back Injury Thu, 11 Apr 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/018dd6e108f5d9527eb982e4fbbcc7790c7ff887 018dd6e108f5d9527eb982e4fbbcc7790c7ff887 Judge to Revisit Fee Award Prompted by Employer's Partially Unreasonable Contest of Claim Thu, 11 Apr 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/50463e99fd072c1bb6e80f9d8fca97653728b703 50463e99fd072c1bb6e80f9d8fca97653728b703 Worker Can't Expand Claim but Gets Fees for Attorney Fri, 29 Mar 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/9f3991e92dfceb3abed55f2312ba78c7e766482e 9f3991e92dfceb3abed55f2312ba78c7e766482e Supreme Court Accepts Review on Subrogation for Heart-Lung Benefits Mon, 25 Mar 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/fed6762dbb6951492b9fa384928189005ba75453 fed6762dbb6951492b9fa384928189005ba75453 Court Won't Revisit Rejected Challenges to IRE Process Fri, 22 Mar 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3cca6d646129b8b22469b9c6966b1b06e090ac9a 3cca6d646129b8b22469b9c6966b1b06e090ac9a Worker Who Failed to Pay Lien Can't Get Penalties From Employer Thu, 21 Mar 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a6743b351eb88b79211f9e13ab5632ab5b0e1a77 a6743b351eb88b79211f9e13ab5632ab5b0e1a77 Premium Dispute With State Insurance Fund Goes to Board of Claims Wed, 13 Mar 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/622c4805e07b0c589c55119f2f01938c425a7199 622c4805e07b0c589c55119f2f01938c425a7199 Court: Firefighter Was Denied Due Process in Adjudication Wed, 13 Mar 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e08b5a6734fd336435e43097340a480491055670 e08b5a6734fd336435e43097340a480491055670 Court Says WCJ Didn't Arbitrarily Reject Expert Testimony Tue, 12 Mar 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e360553d6b07818e34cf77aee10edee95db0fd1a e360553d6b07818e34cf77aee10edee95db0fd1a No Additional Benefits for Worker With Back Injury Fri, 08 Mar 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6068283baca6823f74091eda82a2d4e51a5b7929 6068283baca6823f74091eda82a2d4e51a5b7929 Court Rejects Worker's Constitutional Challenge to IRE, Modification of Status Thu, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/eae176fb45a167f2eef840785385cb6031bf1d04 eae176fb45a167f2eef840785385cb6031bf1d04 Double-Dipper Gets 5-Year Sentence, $170,000 Restitution Order Wed, 28 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b0ad084d577e046d5a61bb3c4453dd11894a7d25 b0ad084d577e046d5a61bb3c4453dd11894a7d25 Supreme Court to Address Calculation of Compensation Rate for Specific Loss Injuries Fri, 16 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5a1074f6eb165c5b55f0f45fecf1e98c3b43218d 5a1074f6eb165c5b55f0f45fecf1e98c3b43218d Commissioner Approves 7.88% Loss Cost Reduction Fri, 02 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/823bde3abe8aae059d55514b121813eb64a2fbc3 823bde3abe8aae059d55514b121813eb64a2fbc3 Rating Bureaus Partner to Host Symposium Fri, 02 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6834bc02a5e8f0a77fe7c9b3be4d39c1a8c59cfc 6834bc02a5e8f0a77fe7c9b3be4d39c1a8c59cfc No Error in Judge's Grant of Modification, Denial of Penalty Wed, 31 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/44638632f4338dd494106b47e65da7b6e7a883bd 44638632f4338dd494106b47e65da7b6e7a883bd Injured Worker Gets No Recovery on Tort Claim Tue, 30 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8975005699d1e759141f025310107a7de1491cdc 8975005699d1e759141f025310107a7de1491cdc Court Upholds WCAB's Denial of Self-Represented Worker's Petition for Rehearing Mon, 29 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/9e447bf268a8b1b0d41a5db57f24c67cbc39f157 9e447bf268a8b1b0d41a5db57f24c67cbc39f157 Court Upholds New IRE Process in Claim With Injury Predating Law Change Mon, 29 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0d925c16b8d6eaed5835a572550613edd41d6bfa 0d925c16b8d6eaed5835a572550613edd41d6bfa Widow Gets Benefits for Mechanic's Death From Apparent Heart Attack Mon, 29 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2efef7558f9248ca659d6a5e405c7b8069526ff7 2efef7558f9248ca659d6a5e405c7b8069526ff7 Employer Gets Credit for Benefits Paid to Worker Wed, 24 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/37807720f76394826442ca72621f3f3ab1014bae 37807720f76394826442ca72621f3f3ab1014bae Court Rejects Police Officer's Constitutional Challenge to Modification of Benefits Wed, 24 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/834ca85f848bb328c17e5138176a7ad809b2ab76 834ca85f848bb328c17e5138176a7ad809b2ab76 Corrections Officer Who Fell Asleep at Wheel Gets Benefits Fri, 19 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/fb5c60245b8080e11e58ba55b8b0e68d733a0424 fb5c60245b8080e11e58ba55b8b0e68d733a0424 Supreme Court to Address Posthumous Specific Loss Benefits Thu, 18 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/79c82ba6ec076dec2f5ba4c3a9bae6d23caa1b3f 79c82ba6ec076dec2f5ba4c3a9bae6d23caa1b3f Court Rejects Constitutional Challenges to Revised IRE Process Wed, 17 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5dde80f7f68496cd15d00d3b88b9bb266759c589 5dde80f7f68496cd15d00d3b88b9bb266759c589