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WCI Briefs: 10.22.14

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

Ohio Supreme Court Clarifies Standards for Evaluating Work Comp Cases

The 5-2 decision makes clear the correct standards for analyzing Ohio workers’ compensation claims.

The New Age of Health Care: Wearable Devices

More than 80 percent of consumers said an important benefit of wearable technology is its potential to make health care more convenient.

Coal Mine Shutters Some Operations After Deaths, MSHA Investigation

Brody Mining failed to immediately report the accident that caused the death of two miners and to preserve the accident site.

NJ Convenes Pain Management Council to Fight Opioid Abuse

In 2013, N.J. saw nearly 6,700 admissions to state-licensed or certified substance abuse treatment programs due to prescription drug abuse.

Stake Your Claims on Data

Many claims organizations don’t take full advantage of the value of all the data they routinely generate and store every day.

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