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.
Juneau, AK (WorkersCompensation.com) – A statewide smoking ban proposed in Alaska would include provisions to prohibit vaping in public places as well.
SB 63, proposed by Sen. Peter Micciche, would ... Read More
Dallas, TX (WorkersCompensation.com) – Texas Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Ryan Brannan announced Monday that he would be stepping down from his position, effective May 1.
In a press ... Read More
Lunenburg, MA (WorkersCompensation.com) – A Massachusetts sports bar has been closed and its liquor license has been suspended for two weeks after it re-opens. The bar failed to provide city officials ... Read More
Washington, DC (WorkersCompensation.com) – Among President Donald Trump’s initiatives on curbing the opioid epidemic are plans to reduce the over-prescription of opioids, and the development of a ... Read More
San Bruno, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) – A female suspect is dead and at least four others are injured after the suspect opened fire inside the offices of YouTube’s California headquarters. ... Read More
Edwardsville, IL (WorkersCompensation.com) – An injured worker who lost his workers’ compensation claim in 2016 is suing his attorneys for malpractice.
Edward Holmes, of Louisiana, filed a ... Read More
KY Workers’ Compensation Reform bill heads to Gov. Matt Bevin for signing.
Generally believed to be the biggest changes to workers’ compensation in that state in decades, the measure passed the ... Read More
4-1-1 on Comp: Upcoding and Workers' Compensation Upcoding is the practice of a medical provider billing a medical event on a more expensive code than the service that the provider actually gave to the patient. Upcoding can occur in four different ...