To save you time, here’s a sampling of workers' compensation and insurance news from around the nation, each in 400 words or less.
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.”
Employers who have no coverage often engage in “patient dumping” and stick taxpayers with the bill.
State leader says the legislation goes too far, too quickly.
The CSB said "all levels of government" failed to adopt regulations to keep populated areas away from hazardous facilities.
Arizona Bill Could Avert OSHA Takeover
By Joan Collier
NCAA: No Longer Just ‘Athletes,’ Now ‘Employees’
By Joan E. Collier
Peter Ohr, regional director of the National Labor Relations Board, ruled Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University are “employees” and have the right to collective bargaining and to form a...
This morning, ABC's Good Morning America shone its media arclight on Cathy Caswell as she spun the great big wheel on The Price is Right, not once, but twice. But while doing so Ms. Caswell was drawing $3000 per month in workers comp indemnity payments, according to ABC.
With OneCall getting ever larger, KKR buying TPAs and tech companies, EXAM Works’ consolidation of the IME business all but complete, and the private equity world’s seemingly insatiable appetite for work comp services assets, the continued consolidation of the work comp services business seems to be inevitable.