Workers Compensation Press Updates

  • Employer safety citation vacated on lack of proof
    An administrative law judge of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission has vacated a serious citation and proposed penalty against an employer due to the Department of Labor’s failure to prove the employer violated the cited standard.
  • Florida medical payments per comp claim stabilize
    Medical payments per workers compensation claim in Florida remained stable in 2015 following moderate growth from 2010 through 2014, says a study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute.
  • California orders insurer to stop selling comp coverage
    California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones on Thursday ordered an insurer and its affiliates to stop selling workers compensation and liability policies because it is not properly licensed with the state.
  • California’s nonfatal worker injuries, illnesses remain low
    California’s overall incidence rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses remained steady at 3.7 cases per 100 workers for full-time employees, according to California’s Department of Industrial Relations.