Workers' Compensation

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National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (8/13/2012)
Posted on 13 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: MarketScout Report Shows Workers Comp Rates Increased... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (8/20/2012)
Posted on 20 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: California Ruling May Boost NFL’s Shot at Concussion... Read More

National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference Nov. 20-22, 2013: Discounted CLE Opportunity!
Posted on 1 Nov 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Thanks to our partnership with the National Workers' Compensation & Disability Conference ® LexisNexis and LRP have arranged a special $325.00 discount for our LexisNexis Legal Newsroom members for this year's event! NWCDC , November... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (9/23/2012)
Posted on 23 Sep 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: House E&C Committee Gives SMART Act Unanimous Support... Read More

NCCI Research Brief on Medicare Set-Asides and Workers' Compensation
Posted on 21 Sep 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

NCCI has recently examined the demographics related to MSAs (distributions of amounts of MSAs and total settlements that include MSAs; distributions of ages of claimants) and the aspects of the CMS review process (length of time from submission to CMS... Read More

No Boundaries – RIMS 2012 Annual Conference & Exhibition
Posted on 12 Apr 2012 by Jennifer Jordan

By Jennifer C. Jordan, Esq. The annual conference held by the Risk and Insurance Management Society is being held April 15 through April 18 at the Philadelphia Convention Center and, as always, is anticipated to be the biggest gathering of insurance... Read More

Louisiana: Approved Settlement Agreement Can Be Modified to Address SSA Language Requirements
Posted on 1 Jun 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

Where an injured worker and his employer/carrier entered into settlement agreement, subsequently approved by a WCJ, calling for payment of $148,574.00 ($8,574.00 of which was to be placed in a Medicare Set-Aside Account) to the worker, and the worker... Read More

My Big Fat Annual Conference: MSP Litigation Strategies to Manage Some Very Risky Business
Posted on 10 Jan 2014 by Karen C. Yotis

Karen C. Yotis, Esq., the Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and bolts of the workers’ comp world. MY BIG FAT ANNUAL CONFERENCE Although... Read More

Texas Workers’ Comp vs. Medicare Secondary Payer Act: Will the Supreme Court Decide Which Will Prevail?
Posted on 18 Aug 2013 by Jennifer Jordan

On August 8, 2013, Guadalupe Caldera petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to take cert in his case against The Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania. Last spring, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a District Court opinion finding that the... Read More

National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference Nov. 20-22, 2013
Posted on 8 Nov 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

The National Workers' Compensation & Disability Conference ® , November 20 - 22 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, offers you in-person guidance on today's hottest legal issues from the same legal minds you follow on our web community. Not... Read More

National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference Nov. 20-22, 2013: Discounted CLE Opportunity!
Posted on 11 Oct 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Thanks to our partnership with the National Workers' Compensation & Disability Conference ® LexisNexis and LRP have arranged a special $325.00 discount for our LexisNexis Legal Newsroom members for this year's event! NWCDC , November... Read More

Medicare Secondary Payer Law: 2013 in Review
Posted on 11 Jan 2014 by Jennifer Jordan

I have come to realize that there are no easy solutions for the MSP problems we face in claims because the MSP is not the problem. Our MSP issues are collateral damage of more systemic societal problems we face as a nation. We clearly do not know how... Read More

8 Myths and Facts About Workers’ Compensation (August 2016)
Posted on 19 Aug 2016 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

The LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Workers’ Compensation Law has interviewed leading experts from different segments of the workers’ compensation industry to tell us some common myths and facts about workers’ compensation. Note that the myths... Read More

My Big Fat Annual Conference: Medicare Advantage Marches On
Posted on 10 Jan 2014 by Karen C. Yotis

Karen C. Yotis, Esq., the Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and bolts of the workers’ comp world. Building on offerings from prior years... Read More