Workers' Compensation

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How to Achieve a Desirable Experience Modification Factor Under NCCI’s New System
Posted on 27 Sep 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. A recent Risk & Insurance webinar entitled “Big Changes Coming in Workers’ Compensation Premiums” stresses that actively reducing your “Experience Modification Factor” (“mod”) today should... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (2/9/2012) – Former Pro Golfer May Putt in Prison for Operating Fake Insurance Company
Posted on 10 Feb 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Employer’s OSHA Violation Falls Short as Substantial Evidence of Intentional Wrong in Tort Action
Posted on 6 Jul 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on OSHA Violation and Intentional Wrong, Offset of Wage Loss Benefits, Injury During Work Break, and Slip and Fall in Company Lot. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson... Read More

Ohio: Light Duty Worker Entitled to Wage Loss Benefits for Lack of Overtime
Posted on 7 Dec 2016 by Thomas A. Robinson

In a divided per curiam decision, the Supreme Court of Ohio held that the state’s Industrial Commission did not abuse its discretion in awarding compensation for working-wage loss attributed to claimant’s lack of overtime earnings while working... Read More

Colorado: "Disability" Need Not Always Involve Medical Incapacity
Posted on 16 Feb 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

While the concept of “disability” within the worker’s compensation setting ordinarily requires a demonstration of both medical incapacity and loss of wage earnings, a claimant is not always required to prove both components to establish... Read More

Can’t Buy Me Love: Appellate Attorney’s Fee Claim Whittled Down by Delaware Court
Posted on 25 Jul 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

It's amazing what money can buy in the First State. It can purchase one heck of a lot of advocacy in an appeals brief, without a doubt. But that's not quite what today's case is about. The Superior Court decision du jour is Robert Bruce v... Read More

Pennsylvania: Late Notice of Employer’s Uninsured Status by Worker Limits Both Medical and Wage Loss Benefits
Posted on 13 May 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

Pursuant to 77 Pa. Cons. Stat. § 2703(b), if an injured worker fails to notify the Uninsured Employers Guaranty Fund (Fund) within 45 days after the worker knows that the employer is uninsured, the Fund is not obligated to provide “compensation”... Read More

Measuring the Adequacy of Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Michigan, 2004-2008
Posted on 14 Jul 2017 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

By James J. Ranta, Esq. The recent study by Mr. Bogdan Savych and Mr. H. Alan Hunt, Adequacy of Workers’ Compensation Income Benefits in Michigan , sought to determine how total income received by workers after an injury compared with the total... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (2/9/2012) – Former Pro Golfer May Putt in Prison for Operating Fake Insurance Company
Posted on 10 Feb 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and... Read More

Federal Workers’ Compensation: Senate Committee Reviews Legislative Proposals
Posted on 29 Jul 2011 by Karen C. Yotis

By Karen Yotis, Esq. On July 26, 2011, the United States Senate Com mittee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia, held a hearing entitled... Read More

How to Achieve a Desirable Experience Modification Factor Under NCCI’s New System
Posted on 27 Sep 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. A recent Risk & Insurance webinar entitled “Big Changes Coming in Workers’ Compensation Premiums” stresses that actively reducing your “Experience Modification Factor” (“mod”) today... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Employer’s OSHA Violation Falls Short as Substantial Evidence of Intentional Wrong in Tort Action
Posted on 6 Jul 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on OSHA Violation and Intentional Wrong, Offset of Wage Loss Benefits, Injury During Work Break, and Slip and Fall in Company Lot. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson... Read More

Can’t Buy Me Love: Appellate Attorney’s Fee Claim Whittled Down by Delaware Court
Posted on 25 Jul 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

It's amazing what money can buy in the First State. It can purchase one heck of a lot of advocacy in an appeals brief, without a doubt. But that's not quite what today's case is about. The Superior Court decision du jour is Robert Bruce v... Read More