1) Saskatchewan, Canada: Work Injuries Are Down, But Not Fatalities (FRIDAY)
The Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board’s (WCB) annual report was released on Wednesday, with some interesting ... Read More
A national risk management team has joined with a national leader in workers’ compensation cost management to create a new national partnership to help employers manage cost and improve claim ... Read More
The stats on injured workers and opioid abuse are rising as you read this report.
This week alone, WorkersCompensation.com has addressed the public plague of opioid abuse through the eyes of industry ... Read More
1) LA Bills Look at Possibility of a Drug Formulary
Two bills have been sent to the Louisiana House Labor and Industrial Relations committee this week, both looking into the notion of considering a ... Read More
A bill in the Montana Legislature would allow employers to deny workers’ compensation claims for employees who fail to disclose relevant prior workplace injuries.
The bill, SB 116, was proposed by ... Read More
Tallahassee, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) – With one senate bill passing through and another stalled, Florida politicians and attorneys have much to say about attorney fees and post- traumatic stress ... Read More
1) VT Senate Works to Pass Workers' Comp Expansion Bill for Mental Health
With a session deadline looming near, Vermont legislators are working to fit in a bill that would expand mental health ... Read More
Regulators Report Decreasing Opioid Use Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) – Nebraska changed its rules regarding compensable mental-mental injuries. Washington is trying to limit the use of independent medical exams. Tennessee is ...
Frank Ferreri, M.A., J.D. covers workers' compensation legal issues. He has published books, articles, and other material on multiple areas of employment, insurance, and disability law. Frank received his master's degree from the ...