HAWAII - Hawaii's loss costs will drop 11.6% and push many premiums down.
Source: Pacific Business News. Click here to read the story.
WASHINGTON - The state is proposing a boost in workers' compensation rates of 3 percent.
SANTA CRUZ, CA - Angus MacIntyre, who shot and killed his former workers' compensation attorney Jay BloomBecker, was sentenced to 53 years to life in prison.
Source: San Jose Mercury News
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SACRAMENTO, CA - Governor Schwarzenegger and legislators met today to discuss the budget impasse. No decisions were made. They're scheduled to meet again tomorrow morning to discuss the matter.
Source: Sacramento Bee
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The Workers' Compensation Board of Indiana has issued changes in board procedures, effective October 1, 2008:
In any case where a provider fee application has been filed, the provider must sign off on any...
ALBANY, NY - Chair Zachary Weiss has announced the passage of the Rocket Docket regulations:
"Today we have reached a significant milestone in the history of workers' compensation in New York.
"At its September 16 meeting, the New York...
OAKLAND, CA - The California Workers' Compensation Appeals Board has issued an en banc decision in Maria Tapia v. Skill Master Staffing; and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company , filed and served on September 17, 2008.
The Appeals Board held that consistent...
MICHIGAN - The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) has released a new draft of a controversial ergonomic standard, which is designed to reduce occupational risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).