After investigation of a complaint filed by Brad Avakian, commissioner of the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI), the state Civil Rights Division filed formal charges against the ... Read More
Workers' Compensation benefits may soon be denied to employees involved in motor vehicle accidents because of the unauthorized use of cell phones while driving within the course of their employment. As the ... Read More
A new information booklet launched recently in Sydney will assist workers from overseas to know about their rights and help reduce the incidence of exploitation.
The booklet, produced by the ... Read More
A Federal District Court in Michigan has dismissed a RICO [Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act] claim against Cassens Transportation Company and several other defendants. This is the third ... Read More
Class Action certification is being sought in a claim against AIG brought by NCCI Holdings Inc., Liberty Mutual and Travelers Insurance for underreporting of workers ' compensation premiums. See AIG ... Read More
By Jennifer C. Jordan, Esq.2011 stands to be a pivotal year for Medicare Secondary Payer because after significant delays in the implementation of the Medicare, Medicaid & SCHIP Extension Act of ... Read More
By Stuart D. Colburn, Shareholder, Downs Stanford Appeals Panel Decision No. 100234 – AMA Guides The Claimant sustained a compensable low-back injury. He underwent spinal surgery, suffered ... Read More
By Stuart D. Colburn In Appeals Panel Decision 100146, the issue reported out of the Benefit Review Conference is whether or not the compensable injury extended to and included “depressive ... Read More
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Three Workers Killed In Separate Accidents This Week Buena Park, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) - A railroad employee and two construction workers died this week in separate accidents.
In Buena Park, Cal., a railroad employee was found dead, trapped between two ...