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Robin E. Kobayashi
About Kids' Chance: Helping Children of Workers Seriously Injured or Killed on the Job

Kids’ Chance is a 501(c)(3) national organization that was formed for the purpose of creating, assisting and supporting state-level Kids’ Chance organizations throughout the United States, as well as other similar programs that provide educational...

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GA: Governor Perdue Recommends Rep. Mike Coan as Administrator of Subsequent Injury Trust Fund

ATLANTA, GA - Governor Sonny Perdue announced yesterday that he is recommending State Rep. Mike Coan as Administrator of the Subsequent Injury Trust Fund (SITF). Source: The Weekly

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United Heartland Names Wills Vice President of Strategic Planning and Corporate Relations; Tracy as Director of Human Resources and Strategy

NEW BERLIN, WI - United Heartland is pleased to make the following announcements. Lisa Wills has been appointed United Heartland's new vice president of Strategic Planning and Corporate Relations. Wills has served as vice president of Administration...

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James DeMarce of U.S. Dept. of Labor Has Passed Away

ARLINGTON, VA - James Lyle DeMarce, 70, passed away on April 12, 2010. DeMarce served as director of coal mine workers' compensation at the Dept. of Labor since September 1983. Prior to that, he served as an attorney with the Dept. of Labor's...

Robin E. Kobayashi
Workers Memorial Day April 28, 2010

The recent Upper Big Branch mine tragedy in West Virginia is a somber reminder about the dangers of going to work and how each day 16 workers in the U.S. don’t make it back home. In addition, each day it’s estimated that 134 workers in...

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Reid L. Steinfeld
California Self-Procured Medical Treatment on Denied Injury: Valdez

Prior to 2004, it was not difficult for a medical provider who took a denied case to be paid its usual and customary fees when the claim was later admitted as industrially related. However, over time, and as illustrated in recent case law, getting paid...