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Mississippi: Managing Partner’s Failure to Secure Coverage Could Not Be Construed as Election to Be Exempt From Comp Act
Posted on 2 Jul 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

Following the pattern of a number of states, Mississippi allows sole proprietors, partners in a partnership, or owners of 15 percent or more of a corporation to elect to be exempt from the state’s Workers’ Compensation Act if the partner,... Read More

Oregon: Working Partner Was Not a “Subject Worker” Under State Comp Act
Posted on 5 Jan 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

Where a husband worked in an enterprise with his wife and shared the profits (or losses) of the business equally with her, the Oregon Workers’ Compensation Board was within its powers to find that he was not a "subject worker" (see Ore... Read More

FL: DWC Adopts Rule Change for Notice of Election to Be Exempt, Effective 7/5/2010
Posted on 22 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

TALLAHASSEE, FL - An a mendment for the Florida Division of Workers' Compensation Rule 69L-6.012, Notice of Election to be Exempt, Florida Administrative Code, has been adopted and will become effective on July 5, 2010. The rule, as amended, authorizes... Read More

LA: Governor Signs Bill to Clarify Corporate Officer Exemption
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

BATON ROUGE, LA – Governor Bobby Jindal has signed a bill to provide that corporate officers may enter into an agreement with an insurer or group self-insurance fund to elect not to be covered by workers’ compensation. Read the bill... Read More

TN: Senate Approves Bill to Exempt Parts of Construction Industry From Workers' Comp
Posted on 4 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

NASHVILLE, TN - The state Senate on Thursday approved Senate Bill 3591, which would creates a procedure whereby sole proprietors, partners, officers of corporations, and members of limited liability companies engaged in the construction industry can seek... Read More