Workers' Compensation

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South Carolina: Guaranty Association Ordered to Pay Penalties and Interests Where It Failed to Pay Claim in Timely Fashion
Posted on 17 Jan 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Court of South Carolina recently held in relevant part that with regard to the handling of claims related to insolvent workers’ compensation carriers, the "covered claim" limitation applies only in the context of claims deriving... Read More

Defendant Gets to Select Interpreters for Depositions It Notices: Cal. Comp. Cases August Advanced Postings (8/9/2014)
Posted on 9 Aug 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for August 2014 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2014 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

Colorado: In Spite of Credit Allowed Employer Related to Out-of-State Death Benefits Paid, Interest Was Owed on Balance of Benefits Due
Posted on 22 Jan 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

Where a worker was killed in a work-related accident on the second day after he assumed a new position in Colorado—he had previously worked for the employer in Mississippi—and his survivors were paid death benefits under the Mississippi Act... Read More

MO: SIF Owes Interest on Medical Bills After an Award
Posted on 20 Jul 2011 by Martin Klug

If the Second Injury Fund must pay medical bills because an employer lacks insurance, when is the claimant allowed interest when the bills are not paid promptly? Eason v Adams Towing Inc. , DOLIR 7-19-11, is a Commission case of first impression to indicate... Read More

The War Eagle Post: Board Issues First Ruling In the "First State Orthopedics Class Action" -- And a Large Fine!!
Posted on 23 Jun 2011 by Cassandra Roberts

Well I am back from Auburn University Camp War Eagle and, having made the maiden voyage with my new device, all I can say is nothing but the love of God will separate me from my Ipad2. After years of being a communication dinosaur and having done without... Read More

Payment of Interest on Attorney Fees in California
Posted on 9 Jul 2010 by Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes, LLP

The California Second Appellate District has opened the door for applicant’s attorneys to receive statutory interest on fee awards for depositions and other WCAB attorney fee awards. In the matter of Koszdin v. State Compensation Insurance Fund... Read More