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Workers' Compensation

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Powered by Larson's (6/30/2014)

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More Doctors Reviewing Injured Worker’s Genetic Makeup When Prescribing Drugs.

Mark Walls Joins Safety National as VP of Communications & Strategic Analysis.

WCRI: Some States Pay 3 Times the Amount Paid by Other States to Ambulatory Surgery Centers.

WCRI: Surgeries Performed in ASCs Often Less Costly Than Hospital Outpatient Surgeries.

Fissured Workplace Creates Challenges for Lawyers Looking for Real Employer.

AK: Governor Signs HB 141 Regulating Medical Treatment Costs Outside of State.

AZ: State Safety Agency to Investigate Rape of Teacher in Prison.

CA: Specialized Skin Cream Given to Injured Worker Allegedly Killed Her Baby.

CA: Supreme Court Extends Work Protections to Illegal Immigrants.

CA: DWC Posts Updated Time of Hire Pamphlet.

CA: DWC Posts Adjustments to OMFS (Physician, Non-Physician Practitioner Services).

CA: WCIRB Posts Report on 2013 Calif. Workers’ Comp Losses and Expenses.

CA: Worker Advocates Claim Legislature “Letting Down” Injured Workers.

DE: Governor Praises Lawmakers’ Final Approval of HB 373 to Lower WC Rates.

DC: Administrative Judge Without Bar License Decided Workers Comp Cases.

FL: DWC Posts Adopted Changes to Rule 69L-3.

HI: Governor’s Plan to Veto 10 Bills Doesn’t Impact Physician Dispensing Bill.

IL: IWCC Announces Dallas National/Freestone Insurance Cases May Proceed.

IL: Governor Signs SB 2187 Allowing Psychologists to Prescribe Drugs.

IN: Bump in Weekly Benefits Posted.

IA: State Defamation Lawsuit Against Branstad to Proceed First Before Federal Lawsuit.

KY: Metro Dept. Reduces Injuries by 50% With Morning Stretches for Workers.

MA: DIA Creates Sec. 19 Agreement Form, Updates Form 113 Agreement.

MA: Governor Signs S2195 to Increase Minimum Wage, Workplace Safety, Worker Misclassification Protections.

MI: Governor Signs 12-Bill Workers Comp Package to Help Delphi Employees.

MO: Complex Collateral Estoppel: Plaintiff Bound to Results of Prior Incorrect Decision.

MT: Four Attorneys Seek Workers Comp Judge Position.

NM: Workers Comp Insurer Donates Heavily to GOP Candidates to Change Laws.

NY: NYSIF Seeks Bidders for Insurance Consultant Services.

NY: Governor Signs Bill to Combat Heroin, Opioid, Prescription Drug Abuse.

NY: Governor Signs Bill to Prevent Distracted Driving.

OH: BWC Set to Appeal Ruling of Overcharged Premiums.

OR: SAIF Long-Time VP Announces Retirement This Month.

OR: Medical Advisory Committee Post July 11 Meeting Agenda.

PA: Glasbern Inn Reaches Settlement With Insurers, Injured Worker.

TX: DWC Accepting Public Comments on Lifetime Income Benefits Rule.

TX: DWC Proposes Rule Change for Mode of Payment by Insurers.

TX: TDI Posts Notice to Amend NCCI Basic Manual, Accepting Public Comments.

TX: TDI Posts 2nd Notice to Amend NCCI Basic Manual, Accepting Public Comments.

TX: TDI Posts Call for Rate Filings by Workers’ Comp Insurers.

TX: Texas Tribune Article: “Texas Miracle” for Workers Comp Doesn’t Help Injured Workers.

TX: Texas Tribune Article: Catastrophic Injury Shows Lack of Workplace Safety.

TX: NY Times Article: High Fatalities, Weak Benefits at Core of TX WC System.

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