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|Maine Supreme Court Addresses Employee Misclassification and Workers’ Compensation Coverage Requirements|
John J. Cronan, Evan M. Hansen, Nelson J Larkins; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
September 4, 2015, previously published on September 1, 2015In WCB Abuse Investigation Unit v. Nate Holyoke Builders, Inc., 2015 ME 99 (August 4, 2015), a construction company obtained predeterminations of independent contractor status from the WCB for workers classified as independent contractors. Holyoke had workers’ compensation insurance coverage.
|Recent Trial Win for Workers’ Compensation Associate|
Capehart Scatchard P.A.;
September 2, 2015, previously published on September 1, 2015On January 22, 2013, the petitioner, a nurse, filed Claim Petition No. 2013-1691, alleging that on March 29, 2012, she slipped and fell in the course of her employment, causing injuries to her lumbar spine and right knee. She conceded that she fell in the parking lot after finishing her shift and...
|Occupational Claim Denied Where Doctor Testifies that Complaints are Not Uncommon for Similarly Aged Persons|
James P. Paoli; Cooper Levenson, P.A.;
September 1, 2015, previously published on August 10, 2015Pursuant to the Appellate Division's findings, the Petitioner's occupational claim was dismissed and a portion of his specific accident claim was dismissed. The Petitioner filed a claim petition against his employer alleging injury to his cervical spine as well as to his ribs as a result of an...
|Revised Florida Workers' Compensation Record Maintenance, Stop-Work Order Conditional Release Revised Rules Effective September 6, 2015|
Colodny Fass P.A.;
August 28, 2015, previously published on August 27, 2015A recently revised Rule relating to Florida workers' compensation record maintenance and production becomes effective September 6, 2015, along with amendments to regulations governing the conditional release of Stop-Work Orders and Periodic Payment Agreements, according to the Florida Division of...
|Job Applicant Cannot Sue for Failure to Hire under Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Act|
James R. Mulroy; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
August 27, 2015, previously published on August 26, 2015Ruling on a question of law from a federal district court, the Tennessee Supreme Court has determined that a job applicant has no cause of action against a prospective employer in Tennessee if the prospective employer failed to hire the job applicant because the applicant had filed, or is likely to...
|Proposed Decrease to Florida Worker's Compensation Insurance Premiums|
Hayley Lewis Folmar; McConnaughhay, Duffy, Coonrod, Pope,Weaver, Stern & Thomas P.A.;
August 25, 2015, previously published on August 25, 2015On Friday, August 21, 2015, the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) filed the 2016 Florida Workers' Compensation Rate Filing with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation. The filing proposes a Statewide average premium decrease of 2.2 percent. If approved, the new rates will become...
|Recently Adopted Health Care Provider Reimbursement Manual Not Yet Effective Until Legislative Ratification, Florida Division of Workers' Compensation Cautions|
Colodny Fass P.A.;
August 20, 2015, previously published on August 19, 2015The recently amended Rule 69L-7.020, F.A.C. adopting the 2015 Edition of the Florida Workers' Compensation Health Care Provider Reimbursement Manual ("Manual") will not be effective until ratified by the Florida Legislature--presumably in 2016.
|NCCI Proposes Florida Workers' Compensation Rate Decrease|
G. Donovan Brown; Colodny Fass, P.A.;
August 20, 2015, previously published on August 20, 2015The National Council on Compensation Insurance ("NCCI") delivered its annual workers' compensation insurance rate filing to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation ("OIR") today, August 20, 2015.
|Florida Division of Workers' Compensation Rules Relating to Business Record Maintenance and Stop Work Order Conditional Release Effective September 6, 2015|
Colodny Fass P.A.;
August 18, 2015, previously published on August 18, 2015Revised regulations relating to business record maintenance and conditional release of stop work orders become effective September 6, 2015, the Florida Division of Workers' Compensation ("DWC") advised today, August 18, 2015.
|Employers Choked by Commonwealth Court Pulmonary Case Decision|
Ross A. Carrozza; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
August 17, 2015, previously published on September 1, 2015On March 25, 2105, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court decided Little v. WCAB (Select Specialty Hospital), 113 A.3d 1 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2015). This case impacts breathing cases in the defense community.