- Detroit teacher who broke up fight with broom files workers comp claim
A Detroit teacher who made headlines after breaking up a classroom fight with a broom has filed a workers compensation claim and is seeking additional financial compensation from her employer, according to a Thursday report.
- WTC cleanup workers may renew health claims: U.S. appeals court
(Reuters) — A federal appeals court in New York has revived claims by 211 cleanup workers who sought compensation for their alleged exposure to toxic contaminants in buildings near the World Trade Center site after the Sept.
- California offers $7.54B in funding for self-insurance workers comp plans
The California Department of Industrial Relations has approved a $7.54 billion capital program to help businesses in the state self-insure for workers compensation for the coming year, the department said.
- Man crushed by truck entitled to accessible van, pay for care by wife: Court
A worker who received workers compensation benefits when he was crushed by a tractor-trailer is also entitled to a wheelchair-accessible van and compensation for his wife, who provides his in-home care, the Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled.