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Calculating benefits for pro footballers, compensating unemployed volunteers, pre-existing cancer and more.
OSHA is considering reducing the burden of proof to find merit in a whistleblower’s claims.
A look at the latest decisions impacting the industry.
Government agencies are cracking down on employees who deliberately misclassify workers.
Lawyers are shifting out of purely advisory roles to play an active role in risk management.
The court debates whether a worker’s travel injury was related to work or to an act of personal generosity.
A New York appellate judge ruled that workers’ comp carriers with California policyholders must file any side agreements with the state insurance department.
Significant workers’ comp legal decisions from around the country.
A recent food truck explosion highlights need for tighter safety protocols.
Employers say their brokers are not providing the value-added services they really want.
The economy, both domestically and globally, is one of the five top sources of risk for U.S. retailers.
Sweeping changes to New York’s workers’ compensation system are creating gains for payers on a variety of levels.
A jury will have to decide whether an employer’s post-accident drug testing constitutes a “disability-related inquiry” in violation of the ADA.
Employers must recognize that purely psychological injuries can be compensable under certain circumstances.
Wal-Mart, Safeway, and Nordstrom are among companies pushing for a free-market alternative to traditional state workers’ comp systems.
A look at the latest decisions affecting the industry.
Brokers comply with FATCA even as they seek exemption from the law’s foreign insurance requirements.
Employers are seeking more consultations and advice in response to confusion over health care reform.
For an accident related to a social event to be compensable, courts say the event must benefit the employer in some way.