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WA: L&I to Adopt Accident Reporting and Investigation Rule

Olympia, WA (CompNewsNetwork) - The purpose of the rulemaking for WAC 296-800-320 is to clarify the definition of the term “hospitalization” to reduce confusion and bring the department's rules into line with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's interpretation of the...

Missouri: Crack In Pavement Found To Be a Work Hazard

Everyone knows stepping on a crack can break your mother’s back. Can a step on a crack get you comp benefits in Missouri? The Court of Appeals affirmed a commission award for benefits in Dorris v Stoddard County , SD 32830 (Jan. 31, 2014), 2014 MO App. Lexis 94 (lexis.com) 2014 MO App. Lexis...