Workers' Compensation

Recent Posts

Workers’ Compensation System Slammed for Poor Quality Health Care and Failure to Innovate
Posted on 7 Nov 2014 by Thomas A. Robinson

Thomas A. Robinson, J.D., the Feature National Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , is a leading commentator and expert on the law of workers’ compensation. An important, but overlooked element associated with... Read More

Medicare Secondary Payer Law: 2013 in Review
Posted on 11 Jan 2014 by Jennifer Jordan

I have come to realize that there are no easy solutions for the MSP problems we face in claims because the MSP is not the problem. Our MSP issues are collateral damage of more systemic societal problems we face as a nation. We clearly do not know how... Read More

Developments In State WC Systems
Posted on 15 Nov 2010 by

Washington, DC (CompNewsNetwork) - On Wednesday, November 17, the Workforce Protections Subcommittee of the House Education and Labor Committee will examine state workers' compensations systems. Workers' compensation traditionally provides financial... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (4/15/2013)
Posted on 15 Apr 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: Group Calls for State-Run SSI System With Parallel Features... Read More

Healthcare Legislation Offers Mixed Bag for People with Disabilities, Finds Allsup
Posted on 14 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

BELLEVILLE , IL – The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 are the most powerful developments in decades affecting healthcare coverage for people with disabilities, according to... Read More

House Education and Labor Committee Hears Testimony on State Workers' Comp Systems, AMA Guides
Posted on 18 Nov 2010 by Workers' Compensation Law Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, November 17, 2010, the Workforce Protections Subcommittee of the House Education and Labor Committee examined workers’ compensations systems. Workers’ compensation traditionally provides financial assistance... Read More

CA: Insurer Not Entitled to Offset Temporary Disability Indemnity Against Injured Worker's Social Security Benefits
Posted on 10 Apr 2010 by Robin E. Kobayashi

Dale Alexander v. Highland Pump Company Credit—Temporary Disability Indemnity—Social Security—WCAB upheld WCJ's finding that applicant/sales/service manager with injury to both knees, low back and in form of hearing loss during... Read More