The Claim Settlement
Normally, it is up to the adjuster to negotiate the settlement of the workers comp claim. However, there will be occasions when the employer needs to be involved in the settlement ... Read More
WorkCover NSW (Australia) said it welcomes an independent review into claims of bullying in the Licensing Solutions Unit.
Over the past few months WorkCover took steps to ensure employee complaints in ... Read More
A law mandating fired employees file workers compensation claims within six months of their termination is unconstitutional, according to an Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling in a case involving cumulative ... Read More
Senator Byron L. Dorgan has called for medical evaluation and monitoring of personnel who were exposure to toxic agents in Iraq including Sodium Dichromate. The Inspector General released the first of two ... Read More
Working overtime that resulted in a heart attack was deemed to be a compensable dependency claim.
"The compensation judge held that Anthony's overtime work contributed in a material way to his heart attack. ... Read More
Like so many state workers' compensation programs, Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 58 million Americans will not automatically increase in 2011, the Social ... Read More
The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics today announced that nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses among private industry employers declined in 2009 to a rate of 3.6 cases per 100 ... Read More
The US Patent Office has issued a patent to Stephen Ambrose for a system and method for enabling health care providers to effect compensatory invoicing of patients who use a coverage entity in addition to ... Read More
In a new research brief, NCCI reports that the decline in claim frequency for workers compensation injuries continued in 2009, and economic factors suggest further reductions are likely in 2010.
Preliminary ... Read More
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