Monthly Archives: March 2010

California furloughs of workers comp attorneys ruled ‘illegal’

He may not be a terminator in real life, but that Gov. Shwarzenegger is a rip-snorter for putting state workers on furlough–so much so that now there’s seven separate lawsuits challenging the legality of the tactic, which the San Francisco … Continue reading

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In battle of suits and countersuits over workers’ comp premiums, AIG gets to subpoena more than 400 competitors

AIG, the giant insurer and a major player at the core of the Great Recession, has been allowed by a federal judge to begin issuing subpoenas to 400 of its competitors in the workers compensation insurance business, according to a … Continue reading

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Diversity of workers comp cases show necessity of experienced counsel

One thing about workers comp cases–the issues can be so broad that you never know what oddity may pop up. For example, regular readers are aware that most states include undocumented workers in workers comp protection. We discussed a couple … Continue reading

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Worker’s Compensation In Minnesota

Minnesota workers compensation is a no-fault system of laws which was created to provide work injury compensation to employees who sustain an injury at work while performing their normal job duties. Worker’s compensation is provided to the Minnesota employee without … Continue reading

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Workers’ comp violators face prison or slap on wrist–while Florida worker seems trapped in pain, agonizing delay

Three recent news items reflect the breadth and depth of disparity among the states’ regulations concerning workers’ compensation. The first and third are from California and Florida, the second from Pennsylvania; taken together they reveal a shocking disconnect between treatment … Continue reading

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