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MA: AG Recovers Over $3M in Settlement With FedEx Ground Over Misclassification of Workers

Company’s Alleged Misclassification Of Workers Led To Underpayment To Commonwealth For Payroll Taxes, Worker’s Compensation, and Unemployment Insurance BOSTON, MA – Attorney General Martha Coakley’s Office has entered into a multi-million dollar agreement with Pittsburgh-based...

Work Loss Data Institute Warns of Fox Guarding the Hen House in State Treatment Guidelines

By John Stahl, Esq. Phil LeFevre, who is a Senior Account Executive, with the Work Loss Data Institute (WLDI) spent much of a recent webinar entitled “Emerging Trends in Workers’ Comp Treatment Guidelines by State: Has the Fox Been Left to Guard the Hen House” comparing the Official...

Experts, Officials, Media Offer Their Two Cents on U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision on Affordable Care Act

By John Stahl, Esq. The U.S. Supreme Court announcing its decision that the Affordable Care Act, also known as ACA and Obamacare, was constitutional was a “where were you” moment in American history. Key quotes from the majority and dissent opinions are provided below. The experts on...

Workers’ Compensation Under Romneycare Provides Clues for Nationwide Future of Systems

By John Stahl, Esq. Uncertainty regarding how the U.S. Supreme Court deciding that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was constitutional would impact workers’ compensation systems makes this a good time to review an expert’s related research. RAND Director for Research...

Workers’ Compensation Under Romneycare Provides Clues for Nationwide Future of Systems

By John Stahl, Esq. Uncertainty regarding how the U.S. Supreme Court deciding that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was constitutional would impact workers’ compensation systems makes this a good time to review an expert’s related research. RAND Director for Research...

A Proposed Draconian Tax on Workers’ Comp Benefits: Trying to Avert a Crisis in Massachusetts

It has long been the case that workers’ comp benefits are virtually universally exempt from state or federal taxation, the reason being that an injured worker does not stand to profit for losing some aspect of their health or being disabled; therefore, the injured worker should not be taxed for...