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New Study Says Injured U.S. Soldiers and Civilians Shortchanged Under Integrated War Labor Model

CHAMPAIGN, IL – Michael H. LeRoy, Professor in the School of Labor and Employment Relations and the College of Law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has released a new study: “ The New War Labor Paradigm: Civilians Who Work Like Soldiers and Soldiers Who Work Like Civilians—...

OR: DCBS Published Quarterly Fatality Report

Portland, OR (CompNewsNetwork) - The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services has posted the Quarterly Fatality Report for the 2nd quarter of 2010 (04/01/2010-06/30/2010). DCBS has received notification of two compensable fatalities accepted for workers’ compensation benefits for this...

SC: Fatal Work Injuries Fall To Record Low In 2009

Columbia, SC (CompNewsNetwork) - A preliminary total of 73 fatal work injuries were recorded in South Carolina in 2009, down from a final count of 87 fatal work injuries in 2008. The 2009 total represents the smallest annual preliminary total since the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) program...

Mining Deaths Rise In 2010

Arlington, VA (CompNewsNetwork) - Mining fatalities in the United States significantly increased in 2010, following a year marked by the fewest deaths in mining history, according to the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration. Seventy-one miners died on the job last year...

WA: Workplace Deaths Rises

Tumwater, WA (CompNewsNetwork) - Workplace deaths in Washington state climbed in 2010, with 86 men and women killed due to job-related trauma, according to a report on work-related fatalities the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) released today. The deaths are the most reported since...

Kids’ Chance of America - Protecting the Dream - Workers’ Memorial Day

Every mother and father, no matter where in the world, no matter what culture, no matter what background, has at least one thing in common. All parents want things to be better for their kids than things were for them. They want their kids to be smarter, to live in a better house, to have a better job...

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup: Powered by Larson's (5/29/2012)

Sign up for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Sign up here to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: 21st Annual National Workers' Compensation Conference Agenda Posted Online . Nat'l WC Conference...

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup: Powered by Larson's (6/4/2012)

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: States With Low Workplace Nonfatal Injury Rates Have High Fatality Rates & Vice Versa . Workers...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Court Dismisses Injured Workers' Tort Action Against Carrier for Five-Month Delay in Medical Benefits

Larson's Spotlight on Bad Faith Insurance Tactics, Benefits During Incarceration, Borrowing Employer, and Injury and Causation. 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...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Estate Administrator May Not Sue Employer Over Employment-Related Fatal Shooting

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Notice of Injury, Claimant's Testimony, and Death Benefits. 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 the list below...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Injured Worker Rebuts Intoxication Presumption

Larson's Spotlight on Intoxication Presumption, Heart Attack, Arising Out of Employment, and Death Benefits. 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 the list below...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Factual Issues Related to Fatal Shooting of Employee Preclude Summary Judgment on Exclusivity Issue

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Unusual Risk, LHWCA & Average Weekly Wage, and Hearsay Rule. 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 the list below...