Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (10/15/2010)

Larson's Spotlight on Nocturnal Seizure, Intentional Tort, Heart Disease, Credit Against Disability Retirement Benefits, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'...

Study Finds Noisy Workplace Is Linked To Heart Disease

Asheville, NC (CompNewsNetwork) - A study of more than 6,000 U.S. workers found a persistently noisy workplace more than doubled serious heart disease risk. Researchers from the University of British Columbia compared two groups of workers -- one exposed to persistent loud noise to the extent that it...

Study Links Working Long Hours to 67% Increase Chance of Heart Disease

A European study has found that the risk of heart disease increases substantially for employees who work long hours. Those who work 11 hours a day have a 67 percent greater risk of cardiovascular disease than those who work 7 or 8 hours a day. Read more from All Headline News .

Rebuttal of AMA Guides - Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/21/2011)

Featured Case of the Week: Rebuttal of AMA Guides Riverfront Apartments, Illinois Midwest Insurance Agency, on behalf of Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association Insurance Company, Petitioners v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Jose Oliveira , Respondents , 2011 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 153...

Rebuttal of AMA Guides - Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/21/2011)

Featured Case of the Week: Rebuttal of AMA Guides Riverfront Apartments, Illinois Midwest Insurance Agency, on behalf of Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association Insurance Company, Petitioners v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, Jose Oliveira , Respondents , 2011 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 153...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Worker’s Alcohol Consumption and Nap Defeat Claim for Fall Into Elevator Shaft

Larson's Spotlight on Course of Employment, Jurisdiction, Heart Attack, and Refusal of Medical Treatment. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has compiled the list below...

Can a Successful Workplace Wellness Program Improve A Company’s Stock Market Performance?

By Teresa McLoughlin Rice, Esq. As companies grapple with ever-increasing healthcare costs, an intriguing notion that boosting employee health and safety can also boost company profitability, has been gaining traction. To test the soundness of this premise, HealthNEXT LLC recently undertook a study...