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OSHA Limits Fail to Protect Gulf Coast Oil Spill Workers
Posted on 17 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

NEW YORK, NY - The Natural Resources Defense Council Staff Blog says OSHA has failed to update permissible exposure limits (PELs) for toxic chemicals since 1971, reflecting science from the 1960's, and Gulf Coast oil spill workers are not adequately... Read More

FL: CFO Sends Letter To BP Claims Administrator
Posted on 21 Jan 2011 by

Tallahassee, FL (CompNewsNetwork) - Please see the attached letter from Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater to Kenneth Feinberg, BP Claims Administrator, formally requesting that a representative of the Florida Department of Financial Services participate... Read More

LA: State Selects Independent Administrator to Review BP’s Oil Spill Claims Process
Posted on 24 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

BATON ROUGE, LA - The State of Louisiana announced today that Cannon Cochran Management Services, Inc. (CCMSI), a third party administrator for property/casualty self-insurance and workers’ compensation programs, will serve as the state’s... Read More

Oil Spill Likely to Lead to Future Workers’ Compensation Claims
Posted on 16 Jun 2010 by Keith Lee, Esq.

On April 20, 2010, Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded, leading to 1.3 million gallons of crude oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico per day. By comparison, the Exxon/Valdez spill, which has long been considered the worst environmental... Read More