Monthly Archives: April 2011

Ohio governor seeks reduction; Texas court rules against fired worker

Liberty Mutual hunts more damages from AIG workers’ comp case Yesterday we covered, among other things, a potentially huge workers’ comp rate in California and discounted rates offered to members of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). Today we … Continue reading

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Maine proposal for ‘reform’ draws ire of first reponders

Supporters of N. Carolina proposals hope to cut TTD benefits Last time we mentioned workers’ comp problems in Maine but focused on the legislative battle in Washington state. Today we’ll look at Maine and North Carolina. An April 14 article … Continue reading

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Workers’ comp battles rage in state halls from Maine to Washington

‘Lump-sum’ a major sticking point in Washington state We’ve been following legislative battles over workers’ compensation system in several states, especially Washington, Montana and Illinois, and also in West Virginia. Around the nation, workers’ comp impasses abound An April 22 … Continue reading

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Will Illinois scrap its workers’ compensation system?

News-Democrat reportage leads to unprecedented legislation The situation in Illinois is really heating up. According to an April 7  Bloomberg Businessweek article, “The Illinois House is considering a plan to scrap the state’s much-criticized workers’ compensation system, leaving businesses and … Continue reading

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