- Injured undocumented worker due comp benefits
A federal judge has dismissed an insurer’s request to forgo payment of workers compensation benefits for an undocumented landscaper’s injury.
- Presumptive comp bill introduced for nuclear site workers
A bill that would cover cancer and other illnesses under presumption for workers at the decommissioned Hanford nuclear site in Washington has made its way to the state’s House of Representatives.
- Subcontractor found guilty for worker’s falling death
A federal court ruled that a Missouri construction company’s conduct was the cause of a 22-year-old journeyman ironworker’s death.
- Everest Re partners with IT firm to reduce workplace injuries
Bermuda reinsurer Everest Re Group Ltd. and information technology firm Salus Systems L.L.C. are joining to help reduce workplace injuries with a new risk management tool that aims to engage workers in creating a safer workplace.
- Comp reform proposal targets administrative process, fraud
A pair of bills aims to improve claim dispute resolution, accelerate care for injured workers and deter insurance fraud.