In most workplace fatality cases, regardless of the race or ethnicity of the employees killed, regulatory penalties are light.
Marijuana continues to be the most commonly detected illicit drug, according to the analysis of urine drug tests.
Public Service Electric & Gas refused to cut off gas service to a development with a gas leak, the injured men claim.
Will insurance cover a claim if an accidental fire in the home is caused from using marijuana?
The North Carolina Captive Insurance Act became effective in October 2013. To date, the Department of Insurance has licensed 12 captives.
AIG also says that Jay Wintrob, who was passed over for the top job, is leaving; VP/Chief Administrative Officer Michael Cowan will retire.
Modest Improvements in Upping Embassy Safety
Competitive Pressures Mount for Reinsurers
By Joan Collier
Return to Sender
By Joan E. Collier
Kudos to the DEA for a responsible, practical, and adapting-to-the-times change in policy.
On Monday, September 8, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that consumers with old or unused narcotic painkillers will be...
We have often discussed the right of an injured worker in Pennsylvania to have medical treatment for his or her work injury. The general rule is that medical treatment is covered by the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act if such treatment is not only reasonable and necessary, but is also related to the work injury.
Federal OSHA regulations are simply the minimum standard. About half of the U.S. states have taken advantage of their own authority to make stricter, or additional, rules. Maryland OSHA (MOSH) is one of the “state plan” states that administer their own “mini-OSHA.”
If the diagnosis isn’t right, there’s a pretty good chance the treatment won’t be right. A while back I had an interesting conversation with folks from Best Doctors about this issue, and they provided some interesting statistics about the incidence of misdiagnosis.
State and federal leaders are saying all the right things about stopping the half-billion dollar annual robbery dishonest businesses have gotten away with in North Carolina because of lax government oversight and enforcement. But seeing will be believing. As several business owners noted last week, North Carolina has had years to fix the problem. Instead, the state constantly ignored the issue despite complaints.
Over the years, we've devoted a few dozen posts to the issue of FedEx and its drivers. Here's the issue in a nutshell: FedEx thinks its Ground drivers are independent contractors and the drivers generally disagree.