Industry News and Insight

WCI Briefs: 4.24.14

To save you time, here’s a sampling of workers' compensation and insurance news from around the nation, each in 400 words or less.

Can Employers be Liable for Accidents Outside the Workplace?

An Ohio man whose wife died in a car accident in 2013 sued the hospital where she was a nurse, claiming she was "worked to death.”

A Half-Million in Texas Without Workers' Compensation

Employers who have no coverage often engage in “patient dumping” and stick taxpayers with the bill.

Nebraska Governor Vetoes Bill to East Restrictions on Nurse Practitioners

State leader says the legislation goes too far, too quickly.

Plenty of Blame for West Fertilizer Explosion

The CSB said "all levels of government" failed to adopt regulations to keep populated areas away from hazardous facilities.

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