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.
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
Byron, GA (WorkersCompensation.com) – An employee at a fireworks plant suffered from burns to his hands and face after a workplace accident last week. According to Sheriff Terry Deese, the worker was ... Read More
Santa Ana, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) – A California police officer has been charged with workers’ compensation fraud for allegedly collecting disability benefits even though he was healthy ... Read More