News Digest 9/19/2008

Study: Kansans Benefits Lag Behind Cost of Living Workers’ compensation payments to injured Kansans lag far behind the increasing cost of living, according to a new study. By Scott Rothschild, … Read More »

News Digest 9/5/2008(2)

Florida Town Fights Insurer over Police Chief’s Benefits Lake Hamilton, Fla., officials are locked in an $8,300 dispute with its workers’ compensation insurance company over sick pay for the chief … Read More »

News Digest 8/25/2008

‘Odd Lot’ Doctrine Allows Cowboy State Man to Collect Benefits Relying on the “odd lot” doctrine in workers’ compensation cases, the Wyoming Supreme Court rules that a former longtime coal … Read More »

News Digest 7/21/2008

Controversial Beehive State Law Hinges Benefits on Behavior Only law-abiding injured workers may collect worker’s compensation benefits in Utah, as a result of a new law that took effect this … Read More »

News Digest 5/16/2008

Ventura to Rehire Firefighter Who Was Forced to Go on Disability Ventura city officials agree to pay $750,000, in addition to more than two years of back pay and benefits, … Read More »

News Digest 5/13/2008

Judge Properly Cut Off Benefits, Keystone State Court Rules A workers’ compensation judge properly cut off a former Pennsylvania tube plant employee’s workers’ compensation benefits, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court rules. … Read More »

News Digest 3/3/2008

Arizona Appeals Court Rules on False Statements Lying to qualify for workers’ compensation benefits has a price under Arizona law, but not necessarily loss of all benefits, according to the … Read More »

News Digest 1/25/2008

Cirque du Soleil Benefits Manager Illuminates Her Unique Role How can an employer provide health insurance for workers who travel 100 percent of the time? How should it calculate risk … Read More »