Harris County, TX (WorkersCompensation.com) – Tensions continue running high throughout the nation, as evidenced by the most recent attacks on employees. There were several incidents reported in the ... Read More
On November 20, 2017, claimant was diagnosed with mesothelioma related to asbestos exposure; he passed on February 24, 2018, and his estate filed a Petition to Determine Compensation Due against C&D ... Read More
Salem, OR (WorkersCompensation.com) – New Jersey, New York, Vermont, California and Hawaii have the most expensive workers’ compensation rates in the nation, according to a biannual report that ... Read More
On October 5, 2020, CMS published its latest edition of the Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Arrangement (WCMSA) Reference Guide (Version 3.2). It includes §10.3 Section 15 – Rated ... Read More
In this new world we have to share with COVID-19, many of our traditional ways of doing things have been challenged or even eliminated.
One of those is in-person settlement approvals, which simply ... Read More
No matter what time of year it is, weather, natural disasters, fire and other emergencies can impact a business. FEMA research notes that approximately 40% to 60% of small businesses never reopen ... Read More
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
OSHA penalties increase on Jan. 15
The Inflation Adjustment Act dictates that OSHA civil penalties are adjusted for inflation each year. As of Jan. ... Read More
The Florida Division of Workers' Compensation began tracking the incidence of COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 last spring. It provides monthly updates of the manner in which allegations of COVID-19 diagnosis or ... Read More
Hearing Loss And Illinois Workers' Compensation Hearing loss cases are unique because we all are exposed to loud noises at various times of the day. If you live in Chicago it’s probably worse for you than if you live in a more rural area like ...