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Iowa: Constitutional Challenge to Provision Granting Carrier Immunity for Faulty Inspections is Unsuccessful
Posted on 10 May 2019 by Thomas A. Robinson

The Supreme Court of Iowa held that a statutory provision [Iowa Code § 517.5 (2017] that provides tort immunity to insurers and their inspectors for any alleged faulty inspections at an employer's work site is constitutional. Based on that ruling... Read More

Ohio: Worker’s Estate May Not Sue Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Re Alleged Faulty Inspections
Posted on 4 Jan 2019 by Thomas A. Robinson

The estate of an Ohio employee who sustained fatal injuries in an extrusion press accident may not maintain a civil action against the state’s Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (“BWC”) for its alleged negligent provision of safety... Read More

CA: State Fund Teams Up With The WCIRB Team For Seminar
Posted on 13 Sep 2010 by

Pleasanton, CA (CompNewsNetwork) - State Compensation Insurance Fund is hosting a free seminar to help employers learn about the Cal/OSHA inspection process, what can be done to prepare for an inspection, and how to appeal a citation if one is issued... Read More

HI: Gov. Enrolls Construction Site Inspection Task Force Act
Posted on 20 May 2010 by

Honolulu, HI (CompNewsNetwork) - The act was enrolled by the Governor to create a construction site inspection task force to be convened by the department of commerce and consumer affairs to discuss the potential advantages and drawbacks of investigating... Read More