New York - New York is one step closer to making it easier for domestic workers in the state to qualify for workers’ compensation benefits. Under current law, a domestic worker must work at least ... Read More
Alabama State Representative Wes Kitchens (R-Arab) recently introduced House Bill 77, which would require employers and state agencies to use the guidelines specified by the Internal Revenue Service in order ... Read More
The ABA Journal recently published Judge tells lawyer . . . the profession doesn’t need him. This is an intriguing tale worthy of attention from a variety of perspectives. The story involves an ... Read More
The Complicated World of Workers Comp Psychological Injuries
One subject that has long been the bane of claims adjusters is workers’ comp psychological injuries.
Last week, I included mention ... Read More
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Injury reporting deadline is March 2
Employers who fall under the electronic reporting requirement need to submit illness and injury records by ... Read More
Many readers of this blog have inquired recently about the potential impact of the novel coronavirus on workers’ compensation claims. Should a surge of serious coronavirus illnesses occur among New ... Read More
Alabama’s Workers’ Compensation Act has an exclusivity provision that shields employers from tort claims resulting from injuries, or death, caused by an accident or occupational disease that is related to ... Read More
Regardless of whether a workers’ compensation settlement is finalized before a Circuit Court Judge or an ADOL Ombudsman, the ADOL Workers’ Compensation Division, must receive a completed WC-4 Claim Summary ... Read More
Alabama is a physical-mental state which means you have to have a physical injury in order to be able to recover mental injuries. Ten years ago,the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals held that PTSD could be ... Read More
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