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Occupational Injuries and Occupational Diseases

Wisconsin law recognizes two types of on-the-job injuries that are compensable under an employer's workers' compensation insurance policy: accidental injuries and occupational diseases. State courts have distinguished accidental injuries as...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff
FREE DOWNLOAD: Ferguson v. Monterey Peninsula Country Club (Calif. WCAB panel) (VR; sunsetting)

Susan Ferguson , Applicant v. Monterey Peninsula Country Club, Sedgwick CMS, administered by CIGA, Defendants Vocational Rehabilitation—Sunsetting—WCAB held that when WCJ issued award on 10/7/2008 awarding applicant retroactive vocational...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff
FREE DOWNLOAD: Cain v. Holiday Inn Express (Calif. WCAB panel decision) (MPN)

Michele Cain , Applicant v. Holiday Inn Express, Preferred Employers Insurance Company, Defendants Medical Treatment—Medical Provider Networks—Notice—Majority of WCAB panel held that 8 Cal. Code Reg. § 9767.9(f) required that...

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Injured Abroad, Neglected at Home: Labor Dept. Slow to Help War Zone Contractors

WASHINGTON - In her first public address after taking office, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis promised to increase enforcement of laws designed to protect workers. "You can rest assured that there is a new sheriff in town," she told union members...

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Pennsylvania Governor Announces Confirmations of Appointments to Workers' Compensation Appeals Board

HARRISBURG, PA - Governor Edward G. Rendell announced the following recent confirmations by the Senate for the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board: Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board Sandra D. Crawford, Philadelphia Alfonso Frioni Jr., Mount...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team
Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter 12/18/2009 - Recent Arrests, Charges, Convictions & Investigations

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...

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