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A New Mediation Track to Combat Opioid Use by Injured Workers
Posted on 3 Nov 2015 by Deborah Kohl

Massachusetts’ new pilot program aims to break the emphasis on opioids On October 23, 2015, attorneys and judges from Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire gathered at Gillette Stadium to discuss a variety of workers’ compensation... Read More

CA: DWC Encourages External Users to Become e-Form Filers
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Filing electronically benefits filers and the workers’ compensation system overall OAKLAND , CA - The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) is seeking more participants for its e-forms trial, which allows filers to electronically submit... Read More

IA: DWC Anticipate Start Of E-Filing
Posted on 10 Sep 2010 by

Des Moines, IA (CompNewsNetwork) - The Iowa Division of Workers' Compensation anticipates January 11th, 2011 to be the start of the Division of Workers’ Compensation electronic filing and case management system. Dates for training sessions,... Read More

CA: DWC Readies Launch Of New E-Filing Method: JET File
Posted on 25 Mar 2011 by

Oakland, CA (CompNewsNetwork) - The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) is preparing to launch a new electronic filing method, JET File, that will make it easier than ever for paper filers to become e-filers and “join the E... Read More

PA: BWC Allows E-Filing Of Statement of Wages Form
Posted on 9 Feb 2011 by

Philadelphia, PA (CompNewsNetwork) - The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation is pleased to offer the workers’ compensation community the ability to e-file the following forms: Notice of Workers’ Compensation Denial (LIBC-496) Notice... Read More

Electronic Filing and Case Management System Getting Closer in Iowa
Posted on 10 Jun 2008 by H. Edwin Detlie

After a lot of effort and some frustrating setbacks, the Iowa Workers' Compensation Commissioner's Office is moving closer to an electronic filing and case management system. The Commissioner has submitted a proposal for a system similar to the... Read More

NYSIF Declares First Year of eCHECK a Success!
Posted on 30 Aug 2009 by New York State Insurance Fund

The New York State Insurance Fund announced Friday that in its first year of use, more than 17,000 policyholders paid $52.3 million in premium using NYSIF eCHECK – the free, quick and easy way for policyholders to pay workers' compensation and... Read More

EAMS: Why Is Venue So Vexing?
Posted on 30 Apr 2010 by Colleen Casey

One of the most common issues that occur with EAMS has to do with those elusive venue statutes and regs: LC §§ 5501.5 , 5501.6 and 8 CCR §§ 10409 , 10410 , 10411 , 10412 , 10210 (jj), 10301 (gg) & 10232 (a)(9). It all starts... Read More

California EAMS: Tips for Filing Petitions for Reconsideration
Posted on 25 Jun 2010 by Colleen Casey

Electronic filing of documents has provided an opportunity for the WCAB to revamp their rules on Petitions for Reconsideration. Failure to follow these rules may result in denial of your argument, or worse, the imposition of sanctions. AD Rule §10561... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (6/17/2011) – Electronic Filing of Objection to Claim After Midnight of Deadline Bars the Objection
Posted on 17 Jun 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Electronic Filing, Retaliatory Discharge, Computation of Benefits, Wage Earnings, and Loss of Sight. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More