- Telemedicine on the rise: Survey
Three-quarters of medical providers currently offer or plan to offer telemedicine services, according to the results of a recent survey, outstripping expectations.
- Kimberly-Clark must pay death benefits to worker’s widow
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has denied a Kimberly-Clark Corp. petition to appeal a decision awarding death benefits to a widow whose husband’s death was caused by exposure to chemicals in the workplace.
- Pottery maker settles OSHA action after kiln death
- Employers hope OSHA electronic records deadline delay leads to changes
The agency’s decision to extend the deadline once again for employers to electronically submit injury and illness data surprised no one, but stakeholders are hoping this means it will either revamp the rule or provide more clarity.
- New Jersey approves workers comp rate decrease
The New Jersey insurance commissioner has approved a 5.1% rate decrease for workers compensation premiums on a new and renewal basis, the Compensation Rating and Inspection Bureau said in a letter to members.
- Former insurance agent to serve time for workers comp scam