News Digest 7-1-2022

Note: Workers’ Comp Executive will take its annual summer break starting Monday, July 4, and resume daily publication Monday, July 18. Happy Fourth of July to all of our valued subscribers!


West Virginia: Weirton OKs contract with workers’ comp firm

Weirton, West Virginia councilmenbers approved a contract for the city’s workers compensation insurance coverage for the next year as part of a series of special meetings held Wednesday morning. Herald-Star (Steubenville, Ohio)


U.S. Supreme Court will not hear cases on workers’ comp for pot

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to take up two cases involving two Minnesota employees who were injured on the job and petitioned to have their medical cannabis bills paid for through workers’ compensation. The cases would have had major consequences for companies facing workers’ compensation claims for medical cannabis. The Paper


New Jersey workers’ comp webinar to be hosted by Elizabeth Public Library

The Elizabeth Public Library will be hosting a webinar by attorney Patricia R. Carley about workers’ compensation on July 19, as part of the library’s information webinar series. TAPintoElizabeth