Author Angela Underwood has worked as a reporter, feature writer and editor for more than a decade. Her prior roles as Municipal Beat Correspondent with Gannett and Public Information Officer for Toms Rivers government in New Jersey have given her experience on both sides of the political and media fences, making her passionate about policy and the public’s right-to-know.
Baton Rouge, LA (WorkersCompensation.com) – Louisiana leads the nation in opioid abuse with officials hoping a new drug formulary will help fix the fatal problem.
HB 592, based on the Work Loss ... Read More
Salem, OR (WorkersCompensation.com) – Oregon self-insured employers will see new base rates to be used in premium assessments for the 2017 and 2018 fiscal years.
The Department of Consumer Business ... Read More
Tulsa, OK (WorkersCompensation.com) - A $12 million dollar workers’ compensation award decision has been reversed for two injured workers who lost their legs in a graining accident.
Zaloudek Grain ... Read More
Harrisburg, PA (WorkersCompensation.com) – The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania case Waugh vs. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board set precedent for future similar cases. But why? Some might be ... Read More
Chicago, IL (WorkersCompensation.com) – There are two sides to every house bill.
Nicole Nelson, chief legal officer and head of human resources for Insureon; and Mark Denzler, vice president of the ... Read More
Rochester, NY (WorkersCompensation.com) - Family leave is attorney Luke Wright’s priority.
Since the esquire with New York-based Harter Secrest & Emery LLP heard Gov. Andrew Cuomo announce the ... Read More
Austin, TX (WorkersCompensation.com) - Between a bill to form a workers’ compensation fraud unit and the release of an annual study to create a more transparent, faster and preemptive system, the Lone ... Read More
Bowling for Workers' Comp Dollars Quite often here in the Cluttered Desk we relay stories of abject stupidity, either for an action that caused a needless injury, a legislative effort that makes no sense, or a court decision that boggles the ...