Workers' Compensation

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Powered by Larson's (8/3/2015)







RIMS/Advisen: Stable Insurance Market Shows Decline in Workers Comp Costs.

Payroll Fraud Prevention Act of 2015 Introduced in Congress.

Luxe Valet On Demand Service Converts Contractors to Employees.

Lawmakers Seek to Investigate DOJ’s Prosecution of Medical Marijuana Patients, Providers.

AZ: IC Posts Summary of Action on Physician, Pharmaceutical Fee Schedule.

CA: WCIRB Releases 2015 Report on State of Calif. WC Insurance System.

CA: WCIRB Actuarial Committee Posts Aug. 6 Meeting Agenda.

CA: Dept. of Public Health Announces New Cancer Trend Research Project.

CT: WCC Posts Workers Comp Legislation Passed by General Assembly.

FL: Sup. Ct. Decisions on Westphal, Castellanos Not Likely Until Court Returns in Sept.

IN: WCB Posts New Maximum Benefit Rates.

KS: Workers Comp Judge Selection Process Under Question.

LA: LUBA Workers Comp Expands Business Into Texas.

NH: Report Shows Only Half of Worker Injuries Paid Through WC System.

NY: 2015-16 Budget Eliminates Several Workers’ Comp Fees.

NC: IC Posts 2016 Maximum Weekly Benefit Rates.

OH: ODOT, BWC Team Up to Improve Road Worker Safety.

OR: WCD Posts 2014 Compensable Fatality Characteristics Tables.

OR: DCBS Posts Various Characteristics of WC System 1968-2014 Table.

PA: Report Claims Wage Theft by Employers Ranges From $19M to $32M.

SD: Unclear if Comp Decision Concerning Workers With Multiple Jobs Is Retroactive.

TN: Governor Appoints Hamilton to Claims Commission.

TX: DWC Proposes Changes to Required Notices of Coverage Rules.

WV: Governor Announces 11th Consecutive Reduction in Workers Comp Rates.









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