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Sixth Circuit Moves Forward ADA Claim by Employee Denied Telework.
CDC Reports Opioid Painkiller Prescribing Varies Widely Among States.
Travelers Claims Nurse Program Cuts Costs, Provides Better/Quick Medical Treatment.
Moody’s Reports Workers Comp Rates Increasing at Slower Rate Than 2013.
GOP Lawmakers Submit Amicus Brief to NRLB to Reject Employee Status for Student Athletes.
CA: Another Lawsuit Alleges Doctors Implanted Fake Hardware in Spinal Surgery for Injured Workers.
CA: L.A. City Employees File More Claims Than Other City Employees in State.
CA: So. Cal. Port Drivers Gaining Results in Being Classified as Employees.
CA: Ninth Circuit Finds Employee Status for Home Delivery Drivers.
CA: DIR Approves Alternative Security Program, Frees $7.5B in Working Capital for Businesses.
CA: DWC Posts Changes to OMFS Physician/Non-Physician Practitioner Services.
CA: Labor Commissioner Posts FAQs on Domestic Worker Bill of Rights.
CA: CDI Opens Public Comment Period on Regulatory Filing.
CO: DWC Proposes Changes to Medical Treatment Guidelines, Medical Fee Schedule.
FL: Report Says New Laws Working to Decrease Prescription Drug Deaths.
FL: DWC Proposes Changes to Expert Medical Advisor Certification Rules.
FL: Order Reduces Assessment Rate to 1.50% for WC Administration Trust Fund.
FL: Order Reduces Assessment Rate to 1.17% for Special Disability Trust Fund.
IL: Tort Action Against Employer Not Barred Despite Occupational Disease Claim Being Time-Barred.
KS: Ali Marchant Appointed Workers Comp Administrative Law Judge.
LA: OWC Amends Medical Treatment Guidelines.
LA: OWC Amends Utilization Review Procedure Rules.
ME: Maine Has Highest Rate in Nation for Long Term Opiate Prescriptions.
MD: WCC Posts New Procedures for Submitting FROI Forms.
MA: Employer Sued by DOL Agrees to Pay Worker Discharged After Filing OSHA Complaint.
MA: Governor Signs Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Legislation.
MI: Governor Signs SB 900 Reimbursement for Certain Benefits Paid Prior to 1/1/2012.
MI: Governor Signs SB 704 Record Keeping by Compounding Pharmacies.
MI: Governor Signs SB 904 Felony, Penalty Provisions for Violations of SB 704.
MI: Dept. of Corrections Sees Drop in WC Claims With Use of Tasers/Stun Guns.
MO: High Court Ruling Could Mean More Retaliation Claims Filed.
MT: LMAC Hears Proposals for Changes to Designated Treating Physician Rules.
NE: High Court Affirms Benefits, Handicap Accessible Van for Injured Worker.
NH: Maximum/Minimum Benefit Increases Take Effect 7-1-2014.
NJ: SB 374 Passed by Senate; Eliminates Voluntary Offer Credits Due Employers.
NJ: Injured Worker Bound by Employment Contract Reducing Statute of Limitations Period.
NY: NYSIF Celebrates 100th Anniversary.
NY: NYSIF Announces Four Appointments to Board of Commissioners.
NC: HB 369 Would End Workers Comp Medical Benefits for Illegal Immigrants.
ND: WSI Posts New Maximum, Minimum Weekly Benefit Rates.
OH: BWC to Appeal Court Ruling on Overcharged Premiums.
OH: Sixth Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment for BWC in Unpaid Premiums Case.
OH: Discharged Worker Fails to Prove Firing Due to Workers’ Comp Claims Filed.
OK: Thousands of Hearing Delays While Workers Comp System Splits Into Two Agencies.
OK: Insurance Commissioner Files Emergency Licensure Rule for Pharmacy Benefit Managers.
OR: Former SAIF President to File Lawsuit Over Job Termination.
PA: Senate Committee Pulls Physician Dispensing Bill From Agenda.
PA: Governor Signs HB 2081; Eliminates Dual Coverage Under LHWCA & State WC Law.
SC: Commissioner Roche to Resign Effective 7-31-2014.
TN: WCD Initiates New Procedures to Combat Misclassification of Workers.
TX: Texas Tribune Reports: Deck Is Stacked Against Injured Workers at the DWC.
TX: Texas Tribune Reports: Maimed, Dead Workers Part of So-Called “Texas Miracle”.
TX: Gubernatorial Candidates Sound Off on Voluntary Workers’ Comp System.
TX: DWC Approves 12 Companies to Self-Insure for Workers Comp Claims.
TX: DWC Announces Recent Enforcement Actions.
WA: Workers Comp Benefits Increase by Two Percent.
WA: L&I Reports 10,000 Injured Workers Benefitted by Return to Work Program.
WI: p7th Circuit Decision Serves as Warning Against Waiving WC Exemption.
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