Workers' Compensation

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Trends to Watch in Workers’ Compensation Law
Posted on 7 Feb 2017 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

At the National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference last November, Brad Bleakney, a partner with Bleakney & Troiani, and Lora Northen, a Shareholder with Capehart Scatchard, led a seminar on recent trends in workers’ compensation... Read More

A Proposed Draconian Tax on Workers’ Comp Benefits: Trying to Avert a Crisis in Massachusetts
Posted on 19 Apr 2013 by Robin E. Kobayashi

It has long been the case that workers’ comp benefits are virtually universally exempt from state or federal taxation, the reason being that an injured worker does not stand to profit for losing some aspect of their health or being disabled; therefore... Read More

Taxation of Workers’ Comp Benefits
Posted on 13 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

A U.S. Tax Court recently ruled that when a taxpayer’s Social Security benefits were reduced by the amount of workers’ compensation benefits received, that offset amount is treated as a Social Security benefit and is, therefore, taxable. Read... Read More