Acknowledging its earlier adoption of the “quantum theory of work connection,” described in Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law , under which the “arising out of” and “in the course of” tests are not independent, but...
In Arizona, as in virtually all other jurisdictions, an insurance carrier providing workers’ compensation benefits to an injured worker enjoys a lien on a claimant's (or a claimant's dependents') recovery from third persons who negligently injured...
This article surveys recent legal trends in the states of Arizona, California, Delaware, Georgia, and Kentucky as explained by our workers’ compensation experts below.
The Arizona Legislature has enacted several new laws, all of them effective...
As is the case in a number of states, Arizona allows “apportionment” of certain permanent injury claims between an employer and a “special fund” where the employee’s permanency results from the combination of a pre-existing condition...
PCI Issues New Report on Medical Cost Shifting From WC Opt Out Systems .
PCI Insurers Support Town Hall to Discuss Florida Workers’ Comp System .
WCRI Study Finds Large Decreases in Opioids Received by Injured Workers .
AZ: Arizona Adopts IC Rules for...
WCRI Study Compares Outcomes of Injured Workers Across 15 States .
US DOL Continues Investigation of Opt Outs to Workers Comp .
AZ: Governor Signs HB 2240 Workers Comp Changes .
AR: Court Finds WCC Lacks Exclusive Jurisdiction in Employee’s Personal...
WCRI Publishes New Study on Ambulatory Surgery Centers .
FDA Issues Three New Draft Guidances for Compound Drugs .
EEOC Issues New Guidance on Employer-Provided Leave, ADA .
AK: WCB Discusses Budget, HB 214 Workers Comp Appeals Commission .
AZ: ICA to Hold...
CDC Posts Annual Workers Memorial Day 2016 Message .
CDC Examines Impact of Hearing Loss on Quality of Life .
CDC Examines Convenience Store Compliance to Reduce Workplace Violence .
AZ: ICA Discusses Implementation of RBRVS-based Fee Schedule .
Senators Slam Obama Directive for Sick U.S. Nuclear Workers .
AK: WCD Posts Director’s Interpretation on Issues Impacting Medical Fee Schedule .
AZ: Governor Signs SB 1323 Pro Se Vexatious Litigant .
CA: WCAB Chairman Ronnie Caplane to Retire From State...
Express Scripts Releases New Drug Trend Report .
Leahy Bill in U.S. Senate Could Kill Key Provision in TX Nonsubscriber ERISA Plans .
AZ: RBRVS Fiscal Impact Study Released .
AZ: ICA Requests Oct. 1 Effective Date for UR Rules for Opioid Use .
OSHA Head Unveils Plans for 2016 .
Federal Court Upholds Wellness Program, Rejects Lawsuit Filed by EEOC .
NAIC Posts Latest Rankings for P&C Insurers Market Share .
Risks Inherent With Sharing Economy Posed to Increase 20 Fold+ During Next Decade . ...
Lyft Settles Calif. Lawsuit for $12.5M, Drivers Still Not Classified as Employees .
Price Wars Between Insurers and Drug Companies Impact Patients’ Healthcare .
AMA Recommends Changes to CDC’s Proposed Opioid Prescription Policy .
AK: WCD Posts...
NCCI Establishes Baseline for Monitoring Impact of ACA on Workers Comp .
Recent Ruling Could Give OSHA Wider Authority for Issuing Enterprise Abatement Orders .
AZ: ICA Posts RFQ for Qualified Vendor List for Investment Management Consulting Services .
ProPublica Examines Power, Wealth of Middlemen at Workers Comp Conferences .
CDC Reports Increase in Drug, Opioid Overdose Deaths in U.S. 2000-2014 .
CDC Opens Comment Period for Proposed 2016 Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain .
WCRI: Medical Prices Lower, Grew Slower in States With Medical Fee Schedules .
OSHA Seeks Public Comment on Safety & Health Program Management Guidelines .
US Dept. of Labor Proposes Rule to Update Implementation of EEOICPA .
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