- Lack of 'wet floor' sign entitles New Mexico nurse to higher disability benefits
A New Mexico nurse who was injured when she fell on the job is entitled to an increase in disability benefits because her employer failed post a “wet floor” sign, the state Supreme Court ruled.
- Workers compensation insurers to see profit in 2014: NCCI
Workers compensation premiums are projected to grow 7% this year over 2013 to $39.3 billion as workers comp insurers see the first signs of profitability in eight years, the NCCI said Monday.
- Injuries to workers with pre-existing conditions complicate disability claims
A pending Connecticut case will help determine how the state approaches apportionment of permanent disability benefits when workers with pre-existing or chronic conditions suffer debilitating injuries on the job.