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.
Madawaska, ME (WorkersCompensation.com) – Maine’s Supreme Court has ruled that federal laws protect employers from being forced to pay for medical marijuana.
In a 5-2 decision, the court ruled ... Read More
Middletown, CT (WorkersCompensation.com) – An audit of the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP) found workers’ compensation benefits were miscalculated, ... Read More
San Diego, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) – Cheesecake Factory restaurants in Southern California may be liable for any wages due to more than 550 janitors who cleaned their restaurants. The restaurant ... Read More
Conway, SC (WorkersCompensation.com) – A restaurant manager pled guilty this week to physically abusing a mentally challenged employee, and forcing him to work 100-hour weeks without pay.
According to ... Read More
Los Angeles, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) - Not even celebrities are immune from workers’ compensation and labor law woes.
This month the family of Lorena “Patty” Hernandez said they would ... Read More
Topeka, KS (WorkersCompensation.com) – The Kansas Court of Appeals ruled Friday that a change to workers’ compensation laws is unconstitutional, and ordered the Kansas Workers’ Compensation ... Read More
Sweetwater, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) – Cracks found on the Florida International University bridge that collapsed in March killing six, were known to contractors and the Florida Department of ... Read More
Getting Schooled on Texas Subrogation I wrote a post last week entitled, “For Texas Subrogation, the Devil is in the (Policy) Details.” It concerned a Texas Supreme Court Decision where an insurance carrier had attempted to collect ...