Workers Compensation Press Updates

  • Salvation Army worker's treadmill death compensable
    The death of a telecommuter, who suffered a heart attack while walking on the treadmill during work hours, is compensable, and the man’s widow should receive workers compensation benefits, the Maine Supreme Court has ruled.
  • Construction accidents lead worker deaths
    Work-related fatalities in North Carolina increased markedly in 2014, data released last week by the North Carolina Department of Labor shows.
  • Mental illness disability claims require specialized input
    PHILADELPHIA — More often than not, effective management of disability insurance claims related to mental illness requires a specialized understanding of the comorbid relationships they share with physical medical conditions.