Monthly Archives: May 2011

On-again, off-again compromise in Illinois? Off, again

NFL workers’ comp issue expand to other sports, out-of-state workers in Florida m Delicate compromise too delicate: ‘surprise reversal’ Last time we posted ” ‘Delicate’ compromise may avoid killing Illinois system,” as part of our ongoing coverage of workers’ comp … Continue reading

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‘Delicate’ compromise may avoid killing Illinois system

Oklahoma governor outmaneuvers Senate; North Carolina measure advances We most recently updated our coverage of the Illinois’ workers’ comp hullabaloo in this post. ‘Blow up bill” still in play despite progress toward compromise Since then, there’s been progress, of sorts; … Continue reading

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Compromise finally yields bill in Washington state

But things in scandal-ridden Illinois may have reached breaking point m As regular readers know, we’ve been following the battle over workers’ comp reform in Washington state. A bill finally has been passed, although some observers believe the new legislation … Continue reading

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Judge upholds OSHA request for workplace safety info from carrier

GOP wants cap in N. Carolina; hot debate in Illinois draws Speaker’s ire m According to a May 16 account at trade site Business Insurance, “A federal judge has upheld a subpoena issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration … Continue reading

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Herkimer County, NY, wins suit against town, villages

Ten popped for workers’ comp fraud in Ohio Encompassing slightly more than 1,400 square miles, Herkimer County is in central New York state in the foothills of the Adirondacks. It’s also a hotbed of recent workers’ comp litigation. Sanitation worker … Continue reading

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I was injured at work, what are my rights?

If you have been injured at work you may be entitled to paid medical benefits, lost wage compensation, and vocational rehabilitation services. If someone you love has been killed at work you may be entitled to survivor benefits. All of … Continue reading

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