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Judge Bornholdt (Retired) Retained As Mediator In Lenexa Office

Topeka, KS(WorkersCompensation.com) – Kansas Department of Labor Secretary, Lana Gordon, announced that the agency has retained Thomas Bornholdt as a Workers Compensation mediator effective immediately. ...

Five Things You Need to Know: 2/7, Tuesday Edition

TWO ORIGINAL CONTENT STORIES FROM WORKERSCOMPENSATION.COM: 1) FL Senate Bill 516 to Help First Responders with PTSD The final passing of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and ...

FL Senate Bill 516 to Help First Responders with PTSD

Tallahassee, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) - The final passing of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act was a major milestone for first responders.  Zadroga was a ...

Opt-Out Act in Oklahoma… and Beyond?!

Oklahoma City, OK (WorkersCompensation.com) - In September of 2016, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the 2013 revision to the state’s workers’ compensation laws contained ...

State Bar Suspends Defense Attorney Over PQME Dispute

Anaheim,CA(WorkCompAcademy) - This was defense attorney Kimberly Allyson Hansen's third discipline proceeding. It arises from her representation of two defendants before the Workers' Compensation Appeals ...

Mr. Robert Rapaport Named Commissioner of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission

  Richmond, VA -  On January 18, 2017, the Virginia General Assembly appointed Robert Rapaport as Commissioner of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission (VWC). Commissioner Rapaport ...

Lapsed Coverage Leads To Court Convictions For Two Ohio Employers

Columbus,OH(WorkersCompensation.com) - A southern Ohio body shop owner must pay the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) nearly $6,000 for not carrying workers’ compensation coverage ...

Five Things You Need to Know: 2/6, Monday Edition

Review of Last Week: Annual FL Insurance Summit  The Florida Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Insurance Summit took place last week in Miami to discuss challenges in ...

Five Things to Catch Up On: 2/5, Weekend Edition

FOUR ORIGINAL CONTENT STORIES FROM WORKERSCOMPENSATION.COM (2/2, THURSDAY): 1) What Does Tax Time Mean for the Workers’ Compensation Industry? It's that time of year again, when taxes create ...

Workers’ Compensation Rates in Louisiana Continue Downward Trajectory

Baton Rouge:  Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is announcing that rates for Workers’ Compensation policies are falling for the fourth year in a row. The Louisiana ...

DWC Posts Additional Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule

San Francisco,CA(WorkersCompensation.com) - The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has posted an order adjusting the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) section of ...

What Does Tax Time Mean for the Workers’ Compensation Industry?

(WorkersCompensation.com) - It's that time of year again, when taxes create a conversation between Uncle Sam and millions of hard-working Americans. Though workers’ compensation policies are ...

Five Things You Need to Know: 2/3, Friday Edition

FOUR ORIGINAL CONTENT STORIES FROM WORKERSCOMPENSATION.COM: 1) What Does Tax Time Mean for the Workers’ Compensation Industry? It's that time of year again, when taxes create a ...

FL Senate Approves Cancer Presumption Bill

Tallahassee, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) - In a typical workers’ compensation claim, the burden of proving that the injury was work-related lies with the claimant. For Florida ...

A Review of ‘Red Flags’ in Liberty Mutual’s Annual Study

(WorkersCompensation.com) - Overexertion and same-level falls remain the top two causes of U.S. employers' workers’ compensation payouts, according to an annual study by Liberty Mutual ...

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