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A Win for Iowa Workers’ Compensation Employers and Insurance Companies: Combined Shoulder and Upper Extremity Injuries are Limited...

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The debate about shoulders and industrial disability has come to an end for now with the Iowa Supreme Court’s most recent decision, Bridgestone Americas, Inc. v. Anderson. The Court held that a work injury causing injuries to...more

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Employers Win Big Under Ohio Supreme Court’s Workers’ Comp Ruling: Here’s What You Need to Know About Recouping Overpayments

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Employers faced many obstacles over the last few years, but the Ohio Supreme Court just gave them a welcomed boost in a ruling that should significantly reduce workers’ compensation claim costs. In a highly contentious 4-3...more

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Appellate Division Affirmed a Law Division Order Dismissing the Plaintiff’s Complaint With Prejudice for Lack of Subject Matter...

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Hudson Reg’l Hosp. v. New Hampshire Ins. Co., No. A-0978-21 (Nov. 16, 2023) - Hudson Regional Hospital, located in Secaucus, New Jersey, provided treatment to five New York residents for injuries sustained in New York while...more

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The Turning Tides of Temporary Total Disability Compensation

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This month, the Ohio Supreme Court altered the landscape of more than 25 years of workers’ compensation legal precedent in an employer-friendly decision concerning termination of Temporary Total Disability compensation....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: 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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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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Insights from the Legal Summit: Understanding Joint Prosecution Agreements in Third-Party Claims

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On October 11, 2023, Cranfill Sumner LLP held our annual Legal Summit, a virtual event featuring insightful presentations by our attorneys that focused on the latest legal developments in North Carolina. Presentations covered...more

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The Chartwell Chronicles: FAQs & Hot Topics

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In Episode 22 of The Chartwell Chronicles, host Colin Davis sits down to answer some of your questions and touch on hot topics in New Jersey workers' compensation. Subscribe on Spotify:...more

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Beyond the 500-Week Limit: Understanding Extended Compensation under the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act

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Can an injured worker receive benefits past the 500-week cap in North Carolina? If your first answer was no, then you have come to the right place!...more

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Now You See Me, Now You Don’t: All Things Related to the Compensability of Eye Injuries and Defense of Eye Injury Claims

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Under the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act, the total loss of a member or loss of vision is a compensable injury....more

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Just in Case You Didn't (c) It the First Time

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With respect to workplace injuries, The North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act is a legislative fix to a common law problem. The Act is sometimes called “the grand compromise”  because it was crafted so as to balance the...more


New Legislation Introduced to Protect and Expand Employee Rights and Benefits in New York

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On September 6, 2023, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation making failure to pay wages a criminal offense. The new law, (S2832-A/A154-A), expands New York’s definition of larceny to include “wage theft,”...more

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The Chartwell Chronicles: Second Injury Fund

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In Episode 20 of The Chartwell Chronicles, hosts Colin Davis and Brittany Atkinson discuss New Jersey’s Second Injury Fund. Topics of discussion during this workers’ compensation episode include an overview of the Fund, the...more

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The Chartwell Chronicles: Release & Resignation

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In Episode 19 of The Chartwell Chronicles, hosts Colin Davis and Brittany Atkinson are joined by special guest Leslie Whitten from our Charleston, SC office to discuss releases and resignations in workers' compensation...more

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Detecting Fraud in New Jersey Workers' Compensation

Join us for this episode where our partners Vanessa Mendelewski and Scott Wilson delve into an informative discussion about detecting fraud in New Jersey Workers' Compensation claims. Vanessa and Scott break down the New...more

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The Chartwell Chronicles: New Jersey Workers’ Comp Alert

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In Episode 18 of The Chartwell Chronicles, hosts Colin Davis and Brittany Atkinson discuss recent New Jersey workers' compensation happenings. Topics of discussion include physician fee increases, discontinuances, statutes of...more

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[Webinar] Emerging Trends in Medical Marijuana and Workers' Compensation Laws - August 2nd, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET

Join us for an informative webinar with our workers' compensation attorneys as we delve into the dynamic landscape of medical marijuana and its implications in workers' compensation claims in four key states: New Jersey,...more

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The Court of Appeals Issues a New Opinion on the Requirements for Extended Benefits Beyond 500 Weeks

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In Betts v. North Carolina Department Of Health And Human Services – Cherry Hospital (No. Coa22-324), the North Carolina Court of Appeals has remanded the case to the full commission for further proceedings, finding that the...more

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Connecticut Expands Workers’ Compensation Coverage for Post-Traumatic Stress Injuries for All Employees

On June 5, 2023, Substitute Bill No. 913 was enacted as Public Act (PA) No. 23-35, “An Act Expanding Workers’ Compensation Coverage for Post-Traumatic Stress Injuries for All Employees.”...more

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Fraud Doesn't Pay in New York - May 2023 Update

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An Overview of Recent Decisions, Demonstrating the Board’s Continuing Attitude Toward 114-a - Key Takeaways - WCL 114-a gives the Board authority to disqualify a claimant from receipt of lost time benefits, “[i]f for...more

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Workers’ Compensation Board Further Scrutinizing Section 32s with Releases and Resignations

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Key Takeaways - There’s been a significant increase the last month in Section 32 Agreements disapproved, or to which revisions have been demanded, due to a general release or resignation attendant  to same. Until...more

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Can Employers Deduct Wages Earned from a Concurrent Employer in Calculating Their Obligation to Pay Partial Disability...

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Many employers are constantly faced with questions surrounding an injured worker’s entitlement to disability benefits. North Carolina, like many other states, has a workers’ compensation system in place to provide benefits to...more

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Workers’ Compensation Investigations: The Why, When, and How

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Workers’ compensation claims are costly and can drag on for years. The average cost of a lost time claim (indemnity and medical only) in California has increased from $54,712 in 2018 to $58,843 in 2021, according to the...more

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Time for the WCAB to Act on Petitions for Reconsideration

Do you have any cases that have been pending on Reconsideration and remain unresolved for what you believe to be an unreasonable period of time? If so, you should be aware that ongoing delays issuing decisions at the WCAB...more

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