Liz Carey has worked as a writer, reporter and editor for nearly 25 years. First, as an investigative reporter for Gannett and later as the Vice President of a local Chamber of Commerce, Carey has covered everything from local government to the statehouse to the aerospace industry. Her work as a reporter, as well as her work in the community, have led her to become an advocate for the working poor, as well as the small business owner.
New Orleans, LA (WorkersCompensation.com) – Officials said crews would now begin the process of recovering the bodies of two construction workers who died nine months ago when the Hard Rock Hotel in ... Read More
Beaver County, PA (WorkersCompensation.com) – Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, a long-term care facility in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, denies it is responsible for a workers death after ... Read More
Atlanta, GA (WorkersCompensation.com) – The American Medical Association is urging the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention to change its guidelines on opioid prescriptions, because the ... Read More
Marion County, OR (WorkersCompensation.com) - A Marion County, Ore., sheriff’s deputy’s claim that a meeting with her supervisors triggered her Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder was denied by that ... Read More
Washington, D.C. (WorkersCompensation.com) – Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Tom Udall (D-NM) have introduced legislation that would presume federal firefighters who contract COVID-19 did so while on the ... Read More
Alexandria, VA (WorkersCompensation.com) - A Virginia rest area worker blinded by a former co-worker is not entitled to workers’ compensation, a Virginia appellate court has determined.
The decision ... Read More
Waterloo, IOWA (WorkersCompensation.com) – The families of three meat processing plant workers who died of Covid-19 are suing the Tyson plant in Waterloo, Iowa where they worked for failing to protect ... Read More
Denver, CO (WorkersCompensation.com) – A bill that would provide 911 operators with workers’ compensation coverage for experiencing traumatic events has been signed into law by Gov. Jared ... Read More
Santa Barbara, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) – A former Ventura County firefighter has been charged with workers’ compensation fraud, according to the Venture County District Attorney Greg ... Read More
COVID's Impact on Work Comp -- Moody's View Moody’s report on the impact of COVID19 on workers’ compensation says stuff I agree with, namely:
Premium dollars will drop.
Rates will drop.
Claim counts will drop.
It also ...