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Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) - There is no shortage of lawsuits against Purdue Pharma related to the opioid epidemic. With so many plaintiffs injured by their alleged conduct, many of them are ... Read More
Salinas, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) - Monterey County District Attorney Jeannine M. Pacioni announced today that Raymond John Coopersmith, Jr., a 55-year-old Carmel resident, was sentenced by the Judge ... Read More
Sacramento, CA — An emergency regulation in California intended to protect outdoor workers from potentially dangerous wildfire smoke was enacted July 30 by the state’s Division of Occupational ... Read More
Reno, NV (WorkersCompenstion.com) – NCCI’s former chief actuary is looking forward to getting involved in projects beyond the traditional areas of pricing and reserving. That was one of the ... Read More
Richland, WA (WorkersCompensation.com) – The federal government is continuing to fight a new Washington-state law that eases requirements for workers at that state’s nuclear weapons facilities to ... Read More
Washington, DC (WorkersCompensation.com) – A study comparing the average sales price and average manufacturer prices shows 11 drugs must be sent for price substitution review by the Centers for ... Read More
WCRI released a new study: Interstate Variations in Dispensing of Opioids, 5th Edition, which assesses claims data from 27 states, including Louisiana, from October 2011 to March 2018. The study finds ... Read More
An August 2019 California DWC proposal for a revised payment system for QMEs has again caused an uproar among doctors who perform evaluations in California workers’ comp cases.
The proposed ... Read More
CA State Fund Declares $105 Million Dividend Pleasanton, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) - State Compensation Insurance Fund’s Board of Directors today announced plans to distribute an approximate $105 million dividend to its qualifying ...