- OFF BEAT: Wild ride to prevent theft gets Wal-Mart manager fired over safety
A Florida Wal-Mart manager whose efforts to thwart the theft of a pickup truck full of beer led to his taking a wild high-speed ride in the back of the truck has been fired over the incident.
- Worker sued employer too late for lapse in workers comp policy: Court
A Missouri truck driver cannot sue his employer for letting its workers compensation insurance policy lapse because he filed his claim too late, a federal appeals court has ruled.
- Texas proposes basing workers comp rates, classifications on NCCI manual
The Texas Department of Insurance is considering using the National Council on Compensation Insurance Inc.