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Electronic Filing and Case Management System Getting Closer in Iowa

After a lot of effort and some frustrating setbacks, the Iowa Workers' Compensation Commissioner's Office is moving closer to an electronic filing and case management system. The Commissioner has submitted a proposal for a system similar to the Georgia State Board of Workers' Compensation...

NYSIF Declares First Year of eCHECK a Success!

The New York State Insurance Fund announced Friday that in its first year of use, more than 17,000 policyholders paid $52.3 million in premium using NYSIF eCHECK – the free, quick and easy way for policyholders to pay workers' compensation and disability premiums by electronic funds transfer...

EAMS: Why Is Venue So Vexing?

One of the most common issues that occur with EAMS has to do with those elusive venue statutes and regs: LC §§ 5501.5 , 5501.6 and 8 CCR §§ 10409 , 10410 , 10411 , 10412 , 10210 (jj), 10301 (gg) & 10232 (a)(9). It all starts with the “Application for Adjudication of...

CA: DWC Encourages External Users to Become e-Form Filers

Filing electronically benefits filers and the workers’ compensation system overall OAKLAND , CA - The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) is seeking more participants for its e-forms trial, which allows filers to electronically submit forms and documents directly into its Electronic...

California EAMS: Tips for Filing Petitions for Reconsideration

Electronic filing of documents has provided an opportunity for the WCAB to revamp their rules on Petitions for Reconsideration. Failure to follow these rules may result in denial of your argument, or worse, the imposition of sanctions. AD Rule §10561 allows the WCAB to impose sanctions, on its own...

IA: DWC Anticipate Start Of E-Filing

Des Moines, IA (CompNewsNetwork) - The Iowa Division of Workers' Compensation anticipates January 11th, 2011 to be the start of the Division of Workers’ Compensation electronic filing and case management system. Dates for training sessions, publication of training manuals, anticipated administrative...

PA: BWC Allows E-Filing Of Statement of Wages Form

Philadelphia, PA (CompNewsNetwork) - The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation is pleased to offer the workers’ compensation community the ability to e-file the following forms: Notice of Workers’ Compensation Denial (LIBC-496) Notice of Compensation Payable (LIBC-495) Notice of Temporary...

CA: DWC Readies Launch Of New E-Filing Method: JET File

Oakland, CA (CompNewsNetwork) - The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) is preparing to launch a new electronic filing method, JET File, that will make it easier than ever for paper filers to become e-filers and “join the E Team” Electronic filing is the fastest...

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (6/17/2011) – Electronic Filing of Objection to Claim After Midnight of Deadline Bars the Objection

Larson's Spotlight on Electronic Filing, Retaliatory Discharge, Computation of Benefits, Wage Earnings, and Loss of Sight. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has compiled...

A New Mediation Track to Combat Opioid Use by Injured Workers

Massachusetts’ new pilot program aims to break the emphasis on opioids On October 23, 2015, attorneys and judges from Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire gathered at Gillette Stadium to discuss a variety of workers’ compensation issues that affect all three states. This is the...