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The complex world of Workers’ Comp, part 2

New book offers hope for workers’ comp reform; don’t let an initial partial impairment rating stop you–if you deserve a total impairment rating, Fight Back! Once you’ve hired a trained, experienced workers’ comp attorney, you probably won’t feel like reading … Continue reading

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Updates from W. Va, Illinois–and a troubling case from Alabama

Woman broke wrist in fall at work, yet top state court ruled against her m Volunteer firefighters get state help Good news from West Virgina, according to a June 20 piece from Insurance Journal, “West Virginia’s volunteer fire departments looking … 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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Washington governor makes ‘bold’ policy move; Florida system ‘competitive,’ says agency report

Workers’ comp reform remains a hot topic in the Northwest, where Washington State Gov.  Chris Gregoire is making news with what Bloomberg.com calls “bold policy suggestions,” a few months after the I-1082 initiative failed at the ballot box: After years … Continue reading

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