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New York Workers' Compensation Ruling Roundup

Matter of Fernandez v. NYCTA. CV-23-0309 - The 3rd Dept. affirmed the Board’s decision to disallow this COVID-19 death claim. In this case, it involved an essential worker in the early days of COVID-19. The decedent was a...more

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NY Third Appellate Division Decision Precludes Coverage of a Non-Leased Employee Under a PEO

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The Third Department Appellate Division —for the first time—held that an employee was not covered by a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) policy because she was not a leased employee. In Brown v. Buffalo Transportation,...more

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The Covid-19 Presumptions: Are They Truly Gone?

For more than three years, virtually everyone in the California workers’ compensation community had become familiar with the Covid-19 presumptions. Labor Code sections 3212.86, 3212.87, and 3212.88 were passed as emergency...more

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[Webinar] How to Defend a Workers’ Compensation Provider Dispute Brought in the No-Fault Arena - February 27th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm...

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Don’t you hate it when a medical provider contests a billing dispute in the NY No-Fault arena, with its provider-friendly rules, when the provider knows (or should have known) that billing disputes in workers’ compensation...more

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PA and NJ Workers Compensation Benefits for 2024

Workers' compensation benefits in Pennsylvania and New Jersey are calculated using a statewide average weekly wage as determined by their departments of labor every year. The year of the worker's injury determines the rates...more

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Update on Medical Marijuana Reimbursements in Pennsylvania

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In 2023, there were several separate Commonwealth Court opinions that addressed payment of medical marijuana and CBD oil prescriptions per the PA Workers’ Compensation Act. On March 17, 2023, the court first issued opinions...more

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Navigating Ohio Workers’ Comp: Strategies for Lower Premiums and Improved EMR Efficiency

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In Ohio, all employers with one or more employees must, by law, maintain workers’ compensation insurance coverage for its employees. The Ohio’s workers’ compensation system is both nebulous and unique, which can make...more


Effective January 1, 2024, Employers in British Columbia, Canada Have Duties to Cooperate and to Maintain Employment Regarding...

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On November 24, 2022, Bill 41 – 2022: Workers Compensation Amendment Act (No. 2), 2022 (Bill 41), which introduced changes to British Columbia’s Workers Compensation Act, received Royal Assent. Effective January 1, 2024, Bill...more

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Professional Employer Organizations See Rare Workers’ Compensation Coverage Win at New York Third Department

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Key Takeaways - The New York Third Department for the first time found no coverage on the part of Professional Employer Organizations for a non-leased employee Professional Employer Organizations must continue to provide...more

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The Chartwell Chronicles: Understanding the Medicals

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In Episode 26 of The Chartwell Chronicles, host Brittany Atkinson is joined by special guest Mark Spivak from our Moorestown, NJ office to discuss the importance of the medicals in New Jersey workers' compensation. Brittany...more

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Pennsylvania Court Sets Aside “Red Book” Standard for Workers’ Compensation Prescriptions

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On January 2, 2024, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled to set aside the long-utilized “Red Book” standard for repricing prescription medications in Pennsylvania workers’ compensation claims. The court directed the...more

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Workers’ Compensation: Frequently Asked Questions from Non-Insured Employers

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Workers’ compensation insurance coverage is required for all employers in North Carolina with limited exceptions.  If the State of North Carolina discovers that an employer does not have workers’ compensation insurance...more

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Some, But Not All, California COVID-19 Laws Will Sunset at the End of 2023

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California’s COVID-19 notice requirements under California Labor Code § 6409.6, requiring employer notice to employees of COVID-19 exposures in the workplace, will expire at the end of 2023....more

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Pennsylvania DLI Establishes 2024 Workers' Compensation Maximum Weekly Rate

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The Pennsylvania Division of Labor and Industry has issued a notice establishing the maximum weekly compensation rate for 2024. The new rate applies to work-related injuries and illnesses occurring on and after January 1,...more

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What Workers' Compensation Benefits are You Entitled to in Delaware?

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In the unfortunate event that you are injured at work, it is crucial to understand the benefits you are entitled to under Delaware workers' compensation law, and how to access them. When you are dealing with an injury,...more

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The Chartwell Chronicles: Florida Workers' Compensation

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In Episode 25 of The Chartwell Chronicles, host Colin Davis is joined by special guest Thomas Marchese from our Tallahassee, FL office. During this episode, Colin and Tom discuss Florida workers' compensation defense and...more


How to Make AI-Powered Productivity Gains Stick

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Manufacturers have long sought strategies to boost productivity on factory floors. Increasingly, they are tapping AI to analyze worker performance and raise efficiency....more

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Fraud Doesn’t Pay in New York – November 2023 Update

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An Overview of Recent Decisions Demonstrating the Board’s Continuing Attitude Toward 114-a - (Editor’s Note – As a part of our Quarterly Practice Group Update, we are pleased to produce our next installment of examples of...more

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U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Review Fourth Circuit Decision Upholding ADA Summary Judgment

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On November 6, 2023, the United States Supreme Court declined to review the Fourth Circuit’s decision affirming summary judgment for the employer in an ADA accommodation case, Hannah v. UPS, No. 21-1647 (July 10, 2023).  The...more

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The Chartwell Chronicles: Employment Law Hot Topics

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In Episode 24 of The Chartwell Chronicles, host Colin Davis is joined by special guest Robert Luskin from our Atlanta, GA office. During this episode, Colin and Robert take a closer look at five employment law hot topics that...more

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New Jersey Supreme Court Issues New Opinion Clarifying “Authorized Vehicle Rule”

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Key Takeaways - A November 21 decision by the New Jersey Supreme Court clarifying the authorized vehicle rule of the state’s Workers’ Compensation Act has implications for employers throughout New Jersey. The case involved...more

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Impact of Cannabis Legislation on Maryland Workers’ Compensation Claims: What Changed in Maryland?

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Key Takeaways - As of July 1, Maryland’s Cannabis Reform Act allows adults 21 years of age and older to legally possess up to 1.5 ounces of cannabis flower. However, the state remains without detailed legislation and/or...more

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The Chartwell Chronicles: New Jersey Caselaw Updates

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In Episode 23 of The Chartwell Chronicles, host Brittany Atkinson is joined by special guest Mark Spivak from our Moorestown, NJ office to discuss recent caselaw updates in New Jersey. Brittany and Mark address the impact...more

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LFLM LAW with L.A.W - EPISODE 20 - Legal beginnings - A New Attorney’s Journey

In this insightful episode, join us as Jocelyn Hutch, Attorney, San Francisco, unveils the intricacies of her journey into the dynamic realm of workers' compensation defense. She delves into the nitty-gritty of what it truly...more

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Top 10 Terrors of Workers' Compensation (Halloween Edition)

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Employer policies and employment decisions involving workers’ compensation can be tricky. We often receive calls to assist employers who are haunted by common misunderstandings. So, as a special Halloween treat this year, we...more

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