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Court Rules That State Bar’s Professional Liability Fund Is NOT Subject to MMSEA Reporting
Posted on 29 Apr 2012 by Mark Popolizio, Esquire

By: Mark Popolizio, Esquire, Crowe Paradis Services Corporation In the case of Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund v. United States Department of Health and Human Services & Kathleen Sebelius , 2012 U.S. Dist. Lexis 43790 (D. Oregon, March... Read More

Court Rules That State Bar’s Professional Liability Fund Is NOT Subject to MMSEA Reporting
Posted on 29 Apr 2012 by Mark Popolizio, Esquire

By: Mark Popolizio, Esquire, Crowe Paradis Services Corporation In the case of Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund v. United States Department of Health and Human Services & Kathleen Sebelius , 2012 U.S. Dist. Lexis 43790 (D. Oregon, March... Read More

OR: DWC Determines 2011 Premium Assessment Rate
Posted on 16 Nov 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Portland, OR (CompNewsNetwork) - Effective Jan.1, 2011, the department has determined that an assessment rate of direct earned premium is necessary for the department to carry out its statutory responsibility to regulate, administer, and enforce the workers'... Read More

OR: Gov. Marks 20th Anniversary of Historic WC Reforms
Posted on 4 May 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Salem, OR (CompNewsNetwork) - Governor Ted Kulongoski today gathered with representatives from Oregon businesses and labor organizations to mark the 20th anniversary of successful reforms to the state's workers' compensation system. As a result... Read More

OR: DWC Proposed Oregon Medical Fee And Payment Rules
Posted on 12 Aug 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Portland, OR (CompNewsNetwork) - The Department of Consumer and Business Services, Workers' Compensation Division proposes changes to OAR chapter 436, division 009, rule 0030. The proposed rule changes are not substantive, and we anticipate no... Read More

OR: Labor Commissioner Opts Not to Pursue Appeal to US Supreme Court
Posted on 28 Apr 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Portland , OR (CompNewsNetwork) - Earlier this month, the Oregon Supreme Court ruled that medical marijuana users are exempt from the employment protection of state and federal disability law, overturning the state Appeals Court and BOLI. Having reviewed... Read More