Payments for pharmaceuticals and durable medical equipment have increased more than threefold over the past seven years in California.
To save you time, here’s a sampling of workers' compensation and insurance news from around the country, each in 350 words or less.
A graduate student has sued a R.I. textile company for refusing to hire her for a two-month internship because she uses medical marijuana.
Lack of competition has sent some prices soaring. Anafranil used to sell for 22 cents a pill. The price has jumped to more than $8 a pill.
Cal/OSHA cites Disney Construction for worker fatalities. Faulty equipment, untrained staff caused two deaths at a job site.
If approved by the judge, the NFL's $1 billion settlement would provide up to $5 million per player, depending on a variety of factors.
Are Ebola quarantines covered?
Georgia Film Crew Death Settlement Reached
By Joan Collier
Work Comp Death Benefits Case Involves Infectious Disease—and It’s not Ebola
By Joan E. Collier
A workers’ compensation death benefit case recently ruled on by an Illinois appeals court involved an infectious disease contracted in another country. And no, it’s not Ebola.
The work comp services market is bifurcating. The big are getting (much) bigger, the $100-$250 million companies morphing into giants as they merge together or are acquired by private equity backed firms.
As the holidays approach, anticipation and apprehension grows around the “Company Holiday Parties.” While these gatherings provide excellent opportunities to relax, network with co-workers, and hone your interpersonal skills, they also come with risks. Whether you’re employer or employee, here are some tips that could help you avoid holiday horrors, avoid regrettable incidents, result in career suicide, or worse.