- Tennessee opt-out route for workers compensation hits roadblock
The Tennessee Advisory Council on Workers’ Compensation has unanimously decided not to recommend a bill that would allow employers to opt out of the state’s workers compensation system.
- Settled workers comp claim doesn't bar survivor death benefits
A Kentucky man’s settlement of his workers compensation claim prior to his death doesn’t bar his wife from seeking death benefits, the state Court of Appeals has ruled.
- Worker who fell asleep at the wheel due comp for lost leg
The Supreme Court of New Hampshire last week overruled a decision by the state’s Compensation Appeals Board to deny benefits to a driver who was injured after he fell asleep behind the wheel of a company truck and struck a utility pole.