en-us Worker's Compensation Top News Stories Top Workers', Workman's, Workmen's Compensation News Stories Fri, 12 Jul 2024 12:41:04 -0700 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.19.1 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.workcompcentral.com/news/index news@workcompcentral.com (WorkCompCentral) WorkCompCentral DWC Seeks Input on Legislative Recommendations Thu, 11 Jul 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e39710aa029b473304b4fc68e47aa26e49552430 e39710aa029b473304b4fc68e47aa26e49552430 TDI Posts Updates on Office Closures Due to Storm Tue, 09 Jul 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a8b4062e66f198a6ee4150b24896501f58c0a7bc a8b4062e66f198a6ee4150b24896501f58c0a7bc No Benefits for Worker's Motorcycle Death Fri, 05 Jul 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a5457deb359d15461dae5fac55eba56d0ea2c7d8 a5457deb359d15461dae5fac55eba56d0ea2c7d8 DWC Announces Rule Adoption Wed, 26 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/019794f8a1386554ae4c357ee86ec7039d63ea00 019794f8a1386554ae4c357ee86ec7039d63ea00 DWC Raises Discount Rate Slightly Mon, 24 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/ef1249175608bcc61bcc4368b8a0c3b954b81508 ef1249175608bcc61bcc4368b8a0c3b954b81508 Nonsignatory Can't Compel Arbitration of Wrongful Death Claim Fri, 21 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/973122df92d0330c0afefbbd19f78a29cbe36a06 973122df92d0330c0afefbbd19f78a29cbe36a06 Court Revives Worker's Challenge to Partial Denial of Claim Tue, 18 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/1bea204a2125c56c7f05b41c7d27877a3891bd17 1bea204a2125c56c7f05b41c7d27877a3891bd17 Temp Worker Can't Maintain Tort Suit Against Employer's Client Wed, 12 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/de6802bff804a2d41793b53986707568ffaba4d4 de6802bff804a2d41793b53986707568ffaba4d4 DWC Seeks Comments on Proposed Changes to Report Forms Thu, 06 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/062728a48a18e720e164696d536c0ab2ba7baa1d 062728a48a18e720e164696d536c0ab2ba7baa1d Split Court Upholds Dismissal of Widow's Intentional Tort Claims Arising from Out-of-State Accident Tue, 04 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/526bebb08d526552be4bc4bcff0882cea984e2e9 526bebb08d526552be4bc4bcff0882cea984e2e9 DWC Proposes Rules to Implement HB 2468 Mon, 03 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/597f6cc19854530b4d47d43b9bcde14f597a3d35 597f6cc19854530b4d47d43b9bcde14f597a3d35 Public School Employer Has Immunity from Civil Liability for Retaliatory Discharge Claim Wed, 29 May 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e5538b67f8ab1bb56ecbd86005e4ea89ada5148c e5538b67f8ab1bb56ecbd86005e4ea89ada5148c DWC Webinar to Cover Presiding Officer Directives Fri, 17 May 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d314204d44ac1a9fdb2bbf63d39fa4fc39378519 d314204d44ac1a9fdb2bbf63d39fa4fc39378519 Split Court Overturns Finding That Injured Cop Can Claim UM/UIM Benefits Thu, 16 May 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/aac5e38dae532ef967bb359c90c401ac918dd9d1 aac5e38dae532ef967bb359c90c401ac918dd9d1 Research Group Releases Report on Access to Care Tue, 14 May 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/bcbe8d8dfbb6bbefdc63f7dc32d853b453ad42fa bcbe8d8dfbb6bbefdc63f7dc32d853b453ad42fa Court Revives Negligence Suit Against Nonsubscribing Employer for Amputation Tue, 07 May 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/4ea6635664f22dc8e132477d549f282f70a4c639 4ea6635664f22dc8e132477d549f282f70a4c639 DWC Proposes Revisions to Gifts, Grants and Donations Rule Fri, 03 May 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/72199103f353e9c57c1a7a4bce52e94053964136 72199103f353e9c57c1a7a4bce52e94053964136 TMIC Announces $350M Dividend Thu, 02 May 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/927d98cd0e50e0ded12e450bf06e9c8a921bb45a 927d98cd0e50e0ded12e450bf06e9c8a921bb45a Judge Errs in Consolidating Worker's Civil Suit With Putative Employer's Appeal Tue, 30 Apr 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3df8776806471b333b29801da514d12c6b14e824 3df8776806471b333b29801da514d12c6b14e824 High Court Orders Further Proceedings on Truck Driver's Status as 'Employee' Tue, 23 Apr 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/bcee65afc35a8e485f7940f83172a432cbcfe3e7 bcee65afc35a8e485f7940f83172a432cbcfe3e7 DWC Offers CLE for Attorneys Attending Insurer Quarterly Meeting Fri, 19 Apr 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a822f9c1aaebad445ec7e17a55f6a6676d5b2de3 a822f9c1aaebad445ec7e17a55f6a6676d5b2de3 DWC Adopts Accident-Prevention Rules Wed, 17 Apr 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/cf0d59ec53261d23e7c6c7ba951adfbe12b5774e cf0d59ec53261d23e7c6c7ba951adfbe12b5774e DWC Seeks Comments on Rules Tue, 09 Apr 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/9519107f29ef368a2267d0e7bd711bc44553b410 9519107f29ef368a2267d0e7bd711bc44553b410 DWC to Hold Quarterly Meetings With Carriers, Providers Thu, 04 Apr 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8b5d57c09168a7122e5a43bce34217a13bfdb035 8b5d57c09168a7122e5a43bce34217a13bfdb035 Court Upholds Award of Benefits to Cancer-Stricken Firefighter's Widow Wed, 03 Apr 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d628c47aa8782c3a0562f65933598f845263fefa d628c47aa8782c3a0562f65933598f845263fefa Federal Court Upholds Summary Dismissal of Claims, Denial of Worker's Request for Remand Thu, 14 Mar 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3948e174154232e776b18a261ce82d627f1a98cc 3948e174154232e776b18a261ce82d627f1a98cc TDI Adopts Revisions to Classification System Thu, 14 Mar 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/50e4adea55d344e98fab4e7b9b1c3eae9e3f564d 50e4adea55d344e98fab4e7b9b1c3eae9e3f564d DWC Says Rules Would Prohibit Docs From Filing Complaints to Avoid Fee Dispute Deadline Wed, 13 Mar 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/9e4fc48a4f2eb0bb3ea0a477a0e98ddf7f3edade 9e4fc48a4f2eb0bb3ea0a477a0e98ddf7f3edade Heirs of Cancer-Stricken Firefighter Not Entitled to Presumption Tue, 12 Mar 2024 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/25feb014d058878bcec01c3cdb077478ce8d388a 25feb014d058878bcec01c3cdb077478ce8d388a Drill Site Operators Win Summary Judgment After Worker's Death Fri, 08 Mar 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/796a8890511c0f908e74f7b1074185db27018f9f 796a8890511c0f908e74f7b1074185db27018f9f Company Not Civilly Liable to Employee Knocked Out in Fight With Foreman Tue, 05 Mar 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/18866066851a33c78ee9a6f982cf7ea3b0146e68 18866066851a33c78ee9a6f982cf7ea3b0146e68 Plant Owner Gets Summary Judgment Dismissing Claims by Subcontractors' Injured Employees Mon, 04 Mar 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/c39cc0ae1b78dc0e7b65e0c3d58281f6431fa13f c39cc0ae1b78dc0e7b65e0c3d58281f6431fa13f TDI Adopts NCCI Filing for 11% Average Loss Cost Decrease Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e7b3c60b4cb6e3f9bc9d47b59bd7b869eb2926fb e7b3c60b4cb6e3f9bc9d47b59bd7b869eb2926fb DWC Adopts Designated Doctor Billing, Reimbursement Rule Changes Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3988e696f6fda3451b862500a8b0fd255fa138bd 3988e696f6fda3451b862500a8b0fd255fa138bd Employer Establishes Exclusive Remedy Defense to Worker's Civil Suit Mon, 26 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/78a34e4cf437f50d2f578aa9bfd75f6fa61ffc1d 78a34e4cf437f50d2f578aa9bfd75f6fa61ffc1d DWC Seeks Input for Future Rulemaking Projects Wed, 21 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/73e8c659ba3a740dc8af86a3e80e6ddae93cc86d 73e8c659ba3a740dc8af86a3e80e6ddae93cc86d DWC Seeks Comments on Rule Changes for Accident Prevention Services Fri, 16 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d8e644eb89ec2e63793d12d3dc7b4d945d82393f d8e644eb89ec2e63793d12d3dc7b4d945d82393f DWC Publishes 2024 Insurance Carrier PBO Assessment Plan Thu, 01 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5608486f2d2e2f2512ea7d53d7385506195fc438 5608486f2d2e2f2512ea7d53d7385506195fc438 Worker Rebuked for Filing 8th Frivolous Challenge to Denial of Claim Wed, 24 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8fc722b2d25505c4d389031e85c7a3faa0d339f0 8fc722b2d25505c4d389031e85c7a3faa0d339f0 Majority of DWC Enforcement Efforts Target Insurance Companies Tue, 23 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/13cbd8966d42ebb23a6bec70a636a5bd79aec83b 13cbd8966d42ebb23a6bec70a636a5bd79aec83b Court: Property Owner Owed No Duty of Care to Employee Killed Crossing Street Tue, 23 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/1138f74c4cdf26dcdc579650dfb281e3da77490a 1138f74c4cdf26dcdc579650dfb281e3da77490a Woman Sentenced for Workers' Comp Fraud Mon, 22 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/610b0fe28a95daa7502f7e86973070ef2bd7cca4 610b0fe28a95daa7502f7e86973070ef2bd7cca4 Carriers' Dispute Revived Over Coverage for Fatal Accident Wed, 17 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3dc5724cb4e660e59b1d751972c9163a199e72f3 3dc5724cb4e660e59b1d751972c9163a199e72f3 Majority of Providers Dubbed High-Tier Performers Wed, 17 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/2aef7f32014062e013d29b248ba54e895c2c8807 2aef7f32014062e013d29b248ba54e895c2c8807 Court Upholds Summary Dismissal of Worker's Retaliation Claim Tue, 16 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8ecff389249816956b87d62ef733791e6e1fd8eb 8ecff389249816956b87d62ef733791e6e1fd8eb