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Judge Langham Announces Broad Changes to Processes in Florida Workers’ Compensation Cases

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Key Takeaways - Modifications to the mediation process and the consolidation of districts announced by Chief Judge David W. Langham are among the changes that will have immediate impact on Florida workers’ compensation...more

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Recent California WCAB Panel Decision Creates Hidden Exposure to Post-Settlement Penalties and Interest

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Key Takeaways - When settling, ask your attorney to include specific settlement terms that resolve claims of interest and penalties that might otherwise accrue post-court order approving settlement and post-court order...more

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Revisiting Remote Workforces – They May Be Here to Stay in Some Form

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Early in the pandemic, I reported on the widespread newly created remote workforces resulting from stay-at-home orders issued by the governors of most states. In many cases, neither the employer nor the workers were prepared...more

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Fraud Still Doesn’t Pay in New York—May 2022 Update

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Key Takeaways - Under certain conditions, the Workers’ Compensation Board can disqualify a claimant from receiving lost time benefits, according to New York Workers’ Compensation Law 114-a Claims can be overcome when...more

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Practical Tips for Investigation of COVID-19 Claims in New Jersey

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Key Takeaways - As of September 2020, New Jersey law created a “rebuttable presumption” that COVID-19 is work-related and fully compensable for the purposes of workers’ compensation—assuming the petitioner is an essential...more

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California Court of Appeal: Insurers Not Liable Under the California Insurance Frauds Prevention Act

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In its recent decision, People ex rel. Ellinger v. Magill, et al., —Cal.Rptr.3d—, No. E076378, 2022 WL 1077988 (Cal. Ct. App., Mar. 18, 2022), the California Court of Appeal refused to extend liability under California’s...more

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Legislative Update: Cannabis, COVID-19, COMAR and More

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Join Goldberg Segalla partners John K. Archibald and Antonio S. Troese to discuss the impact on workers’ compensation practice and exposure given recent developments in Maryland regulations, COVID-19 cases and presumptions,...more

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What If My Employer Doesn’t Have Workers Comp?

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Employees will be happy to know that workers' comp coverage applies to those throughout their employment. But what if your employer doesn’t have workers’ comp? First, your employer faces some harsh penalties. It’s considered...more

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[Webinar] The Interplay Among the ADA, FMLA, New Jersey FMLA and Workers’ Compensation - May 11th, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET

Join Weber Gallagher partners Tracy Walsh and Jennifer Laver for a webinar discussing the interplay among workers' compensation, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and New Jersey...more

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Injury of Employee Volunteering at an Employer-Sponsored Event Is Ruled Compensable

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A relatively recent decision of the Supreme Court of New Jersey addressed whether the injuries of an employee volunteering at an event hosted by the employer were compensable. According to N.J.S.A. 34:15-7, an employee...more

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Spring Showers Bring Job Killer Bills to California

The California Chamber of Commerce has just identified a host of recently introduced “Job Killer” Bills pending before the California Legislature.  This year’s list includes bills that would, among other things, inflate...more

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Law of the Land? Cannabis, Preemption, and SCOTUS [More with McGlinchey Ep. 37]

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Cannabis is illegal under federal law, but legal for certain uses in many states. Might the U. S. Supreme Court resolve this conflict in a Workers’ Comp case? In this episode of the "More with McGlinchey" podcast, attorneys...more

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Six Tips for Summer Accident and Disaster Preparedness

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The days are growing longer and warmer on the Atlantic coast. That means tourism season – and hurricane season – are almost upon us. Summer 2022 is predicted to be record breaking both in terms of travel and significant...more

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[Webinar] Legislative Update: Cannabis, COVID-19, COMAR and More - April 27th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET

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Join Goldberg Segalla partners John K. Archibald and Antonio S. Troese to discuss the impact on workers’ compensation practice and exposure given recent developments in Maryland regulations, COVID-19 cases and presumptions,...more

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A General Overview of Maryland Workers' Compensation

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Chartwell Law's John T. Huskin, Jr., Esq. and Steven R. Tregea, Esq. present this informative webinar addressing the fundamentals of Maryland workers’ compensation and cover: compensable claims; jurisdictional issues; claims...more

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Washington State Rideshare Businesses Achieve Historic Compromise to Guarantee Wages in Exchange for Contractor Status

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In a groundbreaking move that gig economy companies hope to be mimicked across the country, Washington just enacted a new state law that guarantees minimum per-trip pay rates, paid sick leave, and workers’ compensation...more

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Taking the Pain Out of the Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Medical Treatment Guidelines from the NY Workers’ Compensation Board

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Key Takeaways - The NY Workers’ Compensation Board has announced new Medical Treatment Guidelines—including new Guidelines covering Complex Regional Pain Syndrome—become effective on May 2, 2022. The extensive...more

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Iowa Supreme Court Provides Analysis on Workers’ Compensation Shoulder Cases – A Win for Iowa Employers

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Following the 2017 amendments to the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Act, the Iowa Supreme Court has ruled on its first shoulder cases. The amendment to add Iowa Code section 85.34(2)(n) made shoulder injuries part of the...more

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In Florida, Clarification of Workers’ Compensation Language about Employer-Provided Transportation and Traveling Employees

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Key Takeaways - Injuries sustained while going and coming from work are not compensable, but exceptions can apply with employer-provided transportation. No compensability when employer provides transportation for the...more

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Settlement and Mediation Strategy

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Chartwell Law's Jason Hanford, Esq., Robert J. Baker, Esq. and Jaclyn A. Vottero, Esq. present this informative webinar addressing settlement and mediation strategy. During this presentation, our panelists cover various...more

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When Court has the Ability to Correct a Mistake to Avoid Inequity Despite a Clear Violation of the Statue of Limitations

Petitioner Gary Streeper appealed his November 8, 2019, Order which dismissed his Application for Review or Modification of a compensation award on the basis it was untimely filed. The order was vacated and remanded....more

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Keeping an Eye on the New Eye Disorder Medical Treatment Guidelines from the NY Workers’ Compensation Board

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Key Takeaways - The NY Workers’ Compensation Board has announced that new Medical Treatment Guidelines—including new Guidelines covering Eye Disorders—become effective on May 2, 2022. The extensive Eye Disorder...more

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Update on New Jersey State Assembly Bill Requiring Coverage for Medical Marijuana

The New Jersey State Assembly on March 8, 2022, introduced A3511 that would require workers’ compensation carriers, private health, and personal injury protection (PIP) insurance to cover the cost of medical marijuana. This...more

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Death Claim Series – How are the Benefits to be Distributed?

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Over the past several weeks, I have released a series of articles on North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Death Claims. The series has addressed the following five overarching issues...more

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Hawaii Insurance Division Approves 8.2% Increase in Workers’ Compensation Loss Cost Rates

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The National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc. (NCCI) recently requested an 11.2% average workers’ compensation (WC) loss cost rate increase for 2022, subject to approval by the Hawaii Insurance Division. After...more

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