Going back to 2008, Massachusetts thought it had resolved the thorny issue of who exactly is an independent contractor and who is an employee. The state has been guided by a directive from the MA Attorney ... Read More
Eyes are upon the Fourth Circuit as it considers the reporting of workplace harassment. The case is Ray v. International Paper Co. According to Reuters Legal (pay site), there will be oral ... Read More
In early June I penned When there is a Different Judge. This outlined the authority of a judge to return to previous decisions of a judge formerly assigned to a case. Just prior to that, this blog ... Read More
Technology which cuts work injuries by reducing unsafe acts is the frontier of work safety. It’s likely China will adopt this technology more aggressively than the US. Here is why.
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National Public Radio (NPR) is sounding the alarm regarding big data. It reported on a recent gathering of health insurance professionals in San Diego last June, in Health Insurers Are Vacuuming Up ... Read More
In March, the Kentucky Court of Appeals rendered a consolidated opinion in three cases (each involving a claim against a mining company), collectively styled Napier v. Enterprise Mining, ____ SW3d ... Read More
I awake this morning (Thursday) to find that the Comp Laude finalists have been named. I described the process for selection, and my nominations, in A Comp Laude, Overview, Community, and ... Read More
Ask a Stupid Question…. We spend a lot of time in the workers’ compensation industry griping about jurisdictional forms. They are often complex, and some are poorly designed with fields too small to accommodate the ...