Workers' Compensation

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Morbidity, Disability, Cost, Pain & Distress: Exposing the True Burden of Workers’ Compensation
Posted on 30 Jul 2017 by Karen C. Yotis

By Karen C. Yotis, Esq., Feature Resident Columnist, LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter A resolute new analytic essay about the substantial impact that the underestimation of workers’ comp risk has on national welfare and public... Read More

National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference November 19-21, 2014
Posted on 4 Aug 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

LexisNexis is once again partnering with the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference ® to provide top quality education and valuable insights on the industry’s hottest legal issues straight from your favorite LexisNexis... Read More

2014 National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference
Posted on 20 Oct 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

LexisNexis is once again partnering with the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference ® to provide top quality education and valuable insights on the industry’s hottest legal issues straight from your favorite LexisNexis... Read More

Workers’ Compensation, Return to Work, and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Posted on 8 Apr 2015 by Roger Rabb

Best practices for complying with the spirit and law of the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended in 2009 Roger Rabb, J.D., Special Correspondent for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter Employers dealing with injured workers... Read More

National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference® & Expo, November 10-12, 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada
Posted on 9 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Absolutely - Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas! The 19 th annual National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference® & Expo will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center this November. This is a must event for workers' compensation... Read More

RICO Relief Denied: Are Employers at a Tipping Point for Brown v. Cassens-Type Lawsuits?
Posted on 23 Mar 2010 by Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.

Most large employers are well aware of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent denial of a petition that it rehear the 6th Circuit Court's ruling allowing the plaintiffs in Brown v. Cassens Transport Company to proceed with a workers' compensation... Read More

CWCI Scorecard Examines Restaurant Claims in the California Workers’ Comp System
Posted on 1 Mar 2010 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

The California Workers' Compensation Institute has issued its latest "Industry Scorecard" which provides detailed data on claims filed by restaurant workers in California for job injuries that occurred between January 2000 through the end... Read More

CWCI Scorecard Examines Job Injury Claims in the California Trucking Industry
Posted on 7 Mar 2010 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

The California Workers' Compensation Institute has released a new "Industry Scorecard" showing detailed data on accident year (AY) 2000 to 2008 work injury claims experience in the California trucking industry. The new Score Card, the eighth... Read More

The Blind Side: More on that Delaware Doctor "Fine" Case
Posted on 2 Mar 2010 by Cassandra Roberts

Yesterday I reported on Thurmon Shelton v. Allen Family Foods , IAB# 1335120 (2/12/10), in which the Delaware IAB assessed the first fine against a physician for failure to complete disability forms required by 19 Del. Code Section 2322E(b). I have since... Read More

Importance of Engaging in Interactive Process Emphasized by Recent Trial Court Verdicts
Posted on 21 Mar 2010 by Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes, LLP

A recent $1.5 million jury verdict in a Northern California Federal Court, applying the California Fair Employment and Housing Act to a Tennessee Corporation doing business in California, found that the Defendant retailer had failed to engage in the interactive... Read More

Delaware IAB Assesses First Section 2322F(g) Fine Against a Doctor for Failure to Complete Forms
Posted on 1 Mar 2010 by Cassandra Roberts

In Thurmon Shelton v. Allen Family Foods, IAB # 1335120 (2/12/10), the first fine has been assessed under 19 Del. Code Section 2322F(g) for violation of the physician's obligation to complete forms outlining a patient's work capability status... Read More