- Employer’s liability for black lung benefits upheld
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld an employer’s liability for black lung benefits to a coal miner it cumulatively employed for more than a year.
- Cleveland convict adds work comp fraud to criminal record
It didn’t take Sherlock Holmes to crack the case — just a crack workers comp claims staff with an acute ear for background noises.
- Workers comp costs to drop for most Washington employers
The average amount Washington state employers pay for workers compensation insurance will drop by 2.5 % in 2018 for most industries, the state Department of Labor & Industries said.
- Florida regulators take over insolvent workers comp insurer
Florida insurance regulators have taken over Guarantee Insurance Co. and have started liquidating its assets, a spokesman for the Department of Financial Services confirmed.
- Express Scripts CEO sees Amazon as a potential partner: CNBC
(Reuters) — Express Scripts sees Amazon.com Inc., which has been reported to be interested in entering the pharmacy market, as a possible partner rather than a competitor, the PBM’s CEO said Thursday on CNBC.
- Medical payments per comp claim down in North Carolina
Medical payments per workers compensation claim in North Carolina decreased 6% per year from 2013 through 2015, according to a study released by the Workers Compensation Research Institute.
- OSHA cites transportation firm for safety hazards