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WCI Briefs: 8.25.16

To save you time, here’s a sampling of workers' compensation and insurance news, each in 500 words or less.

Tennessee Seeing Spike in Workplace Fatalities

In 2016, almost half of the 22 workplace fatalities occurred on construction sites.

First Responder at Pulse Nighclub Cannot Claim PTSD on Workers' Compensation

Florida’s law on injuries to first responders does not cover wounds that are only psychological.

Zika Virus Continues to Spread Across Florida

Florida is the first U.S. state to experience local transmission of Zika.

Scorecard Quantifies Claim and Payment Differences in L.A. County

The California Workers’ Compensation Institute’s study focuses on various aspects of claims experience within eight statewide regions.