Workers' Compensation

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New Mexico: Six-Year Delay by Uninsured Fund to Reinstate Reimbursement Petition Was Untimely
Posted on 24 Feb 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

A New Mexico trial court did not abuse its discretion in refusing to reinstate a 2006 Petition filed by the Uninsured Employers’ Fund (“UEF”) against an employer where the UEF’s Petition was initially dismissed, without prejudice... Read More

California: When Utilization Review Determination Untimely, No Portion of UR Determination Could Be Relied on to Deny Medical Treatment
Posted on 17 Oct 2014 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

WCAB panel issues a new post-Dubon II decision In Korn v. Entertainment Partners , 2014 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, a WCAB panel affirmed a WCJ’s finding that an applicant, who was employed as a craft services person, suffered an industrial... Read More

Missouri: Lack of 92 Cents in Postage Dooms Claimant’s Notice of Appeal
Posted on 11 Dec 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

Where delivery of an envelope containing claimant’s notice of appeal was refused by the U.S. Postal Service because of insufficient postage and the envelope was returned to claimant who then re-mailed the envelope and its contents to the Commission—this... Read More