The 9th Circuit recently revived a lawsuit (Francisca Palomino Gutierrez, et al. v. Advanced Medical Optics, Inc., No. 09-55860, 9th Cir.) brought by several elderly Mexicans who allege they lost their eyes ... Read More
If you have ever reviewed a workers compensation medical bill and saw what is referred to as an ICD-9 code or a CPT code and wonder what the codes mean, you are not alone. Both the CPT codes and the ... Read More
For the first time, a New York City official is reporting a rise in cancer for firefighters who served at Ground Zero, according to The New York Post.
Dr. David Prezant, the Fire Departments ... Read More
Image via WikipediaThe US Tax Court has ruled that workers' compensation payments are not excluded from US income tax under Section 104(a)(1) if they are paid as a Social Security Setoff Section 86(d)(3). ... Read More
California workplace safety officials have fined Larry Flynts Hustler Video and another porn producer for not using condoms on set to protect sex performers from exposure to disease.
Associated ... Read More
Two 19 year old writers have come up with a plot for a television series about workers' compensation claimants. Robert Carradine, Charley Koontz (Community), Castille Landon and Jennifer Lee Wiggins star in ... Read More
US Labor Departmentâ€™s OSHA issues hazard alert to hair salon owners, workers on smoothing and straightening products that could release formaldehydeThe U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and ... Read More
Employers can be held liable for discriminatory conduct even if the individual responsible for the decision was not discriminatory but relied to a degree on those who were, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled ... Read More
We are very fortunate to be associated with some very fine, knowledgeable persons who provide excellent insight into the various topics we constantly highlight in bringing our readers and clients cost ... Read More
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