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Dobbs and Workers' Compensation

Florida Workers' Comp

One might struggle with the implications for workers' compensation; I periodically get inquiries, essentially "what does this have to do with workers' comp." In a nutshell, the law has everything to do with workers' compensation, and this community is touched in many ways by the U.S. Yes, the analysis of constitutional rights is bedrock to workers' compensation. Integral in workers' compensation is also the Supremacy Clause.

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Order: Workers' Compensation Law 2023 Update

Workers' Compensation

Jon Gelman’s* newly revised and updated treatise on WorkersCompensation Law can now be ordered from Thomson Reuters®. The treatise is the most complete and research-integrated work on NJ WorkersCompensation law.

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What Is Workers’ Compensation Fraud?

Patriot Software

Workerscompensation insurance protects you by reimbursing employees when accidents take place. But, employees, employers, and even health care providers can take advantage of the system by committing workerscompensation fraud. Workers’ comp […] READ MORE.

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Pre-Order: Workers' Compensation Law 2022 Update

Workers' Compensation

Jon Gelman’s* newly revised and updated treatise on WorkersCompensation Law is soon to be published by Thomson Reuters®. The treatise is the most complete and research integrated work available on NJ WorkersCompensation law.

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Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Long COVID

Workers' Compensation

While the Federal expanded benefits are ending for many workers on Labor Day, WorkersCompensation Benefits are still available for those workers who have been exposed to COVID at work and contract disease and remain ill from Long COVID. Workers' Compensation Blog, Sept.

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What Is Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

Patriot Software

No matter what type of business you run, there’s a chance employees could get hurt or sick. They might slip on a wet floor, fall off a ladder, cut themselves with a blade, or get in a car accident while running a business errand.

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Workers’ Compensation Premium Rates: How does your jurisdiction compare?

Workers' Compensation Perspectives

Comparing system features and worker outcomes in workerscompensation is an attractive concept. Knowing where your workerscompensation ranks in terms of costs, benefits and outcomes is essential to any benchmarking exercise. workers' compensation

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Top Ten Priorities for Workers’ Compensation Benefit Reforms

Workers' Compensation Perspectives

Workerscompensation “reforms” are typically focused on reducing employer costs. Enacted reforms often result in restrictions that limit rather than enhance benefits to workers. The greatest cost shifting is externalization of the worker’s lost wages to the worker.

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Return to Work Not Just for Workers’ Compensation Claimants

InterWest Insurance Services

More employers are using return-to-work programs for injured workers even if they were not injured on the job, according to a study by Prudential Insurance Co. The worker should resume, if possible, work that meets restrictions and requirements outlined by the treating physician.

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April 18, 2023 – 2nd Quarter Employers’ School Webinar – Setting Yourself Up For Success and Early Settlement of Workers’ Compensation Claims

InterWest Insurance Services

TOPIC – Setting Yourself up for Success and Early Settlement of WorkersCompensation Claims JOIN US: This presentation will discuss what an employer should do when there is a work-related injury. WHEN: April 18, 2023 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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Is the Workers' Compensation System Prepared for Omicron (Updated 12/10/21)

Workers' Compensation

Stakeholders Face Challenges The numerous stakeholders of the workerscompensation system have been repeatedly faced with episodes of increased infectious disease, and little has been done to take the necessary precautions against the hazardous consequences.

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Reorganization of the NJ Division of Workers’ Compensation Announced

Workers' Compensation

The NJ Division of WorkersCompensation announced a significant reorganization. Division of WorkersCompensation’s Judicial Training Coordinator responsible for all N.J. Division of WorkersCompensation CLE programs.

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NJ Workers’ Compensation Benefit Rates Increase in 2022

Workers' Compensation

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) announced increases in the maximum benefit rates for Unemployment Insurance, Temporary Disability Insurance, Family Leave Insurance, and WorkersCompensation for the calendar year 2022. The maximum weekly benefit for new state plan Temporary Disability and Family Leave Insurance claims increases to $993 , from $903, while the maximum weekly benefit for new WorkersCompensation claims rises to $1,065 , from $969.

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Insurance Agent's Conduct Determines Liability for Failure to Inform an Employer of Workers' Compensation Coverage Options

Workers' Compensation

The NJ Supreme court held that the insurance agent's conduct must be a willful, wanton, or grossly negligent act of commission or omission for failure to advise an employer about workers' compensation coverage for a Limited Liability Corporation.

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Are workers’ compensation laws keeping up with changing demographics?

Workers' Compensation Perspectives

For more than twenty years I have been speaking about demographic change to workerscompensation insurers in the hopes of spurring policy changes in advance of an aging workforce and greater numbers of older workers in the workplace. Demographics future of workers' compensatio

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Medical Marijuana Within the Context of Workers’ Compensation Claims

The Workcomp Writer

It is, of course, one thing for a state to allow the use of marijuana in the treatment of injuries and diseases, but quite another to require employers and/or insurers to reimburse injured workers in connection with a workerscompensation claim. Workers’ Comp.

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What Do You Need to Know About Workers Compensation Insurance?

Take It Personel-ly

Workerscompensation coverage functions to pay any bills associated with their medical care. Furthermore, it replaces a portion of the wages of the worker while they are receiving this […].

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How does Texas workers’ compensation work?

Higginbotham

cases per 100 full-time equivalent workers. Workerscompensation provides coverage for these costs, but how does workerscompensation work? WorkersCompensation Benefits. If a worker dies, the worker’s dependents may qualify for death benefits.

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NJ Issues Stop-Work Orders for Lack of Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Workers' Compensation

A site inspection led to Patriot Iron Works being cited for failure to register and failure to carry required workers compensation insurance, while HESP Solar was cited for hiring an unregistered subcontractor.

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50 years after the National Commission: Is the Workers' Compensation System

Workers' Compensation

50 YEARS AFTER THE NATIONAL COMMISSION: IS THE WORKERSCOMPENSATION SYSTEM SERVING INJURED WORKERS? ET On Monday, July 11, the Department of Labor will host a panel discussion for the 50th anniversary of the National Commission on State Workmen's Compensation Laws.

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PEO insider: Workers’ Compensation

Abel HR

Sure, none of us like to think that it’s possible that an accident could occur at our place of work, but even the seemingly safest of workplaces can be the subject of a worker’s compensation claim. The post PEO insider: WorkersCompensation appeared first on Abel HR.

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Everything You Need to Know Guide: Are You Eligible for Workers Compensation Benefits?

Take It Personel-ly

Did you know that a worker is injured at the workplace every 7 seconds? If you’re a victim of occupational injuries or illness, you could benefit from workerscompensation. Injuries in the workplace are a normal occurrence.

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When Can Workers’ Compensation Help Cover Mental Health Expenses?

Take It Personel-ly

Fortunately, workerscompensation may cover expenses from anxiety, stress, and other less obvious […]. Business Human Resources anxiety employee health employees Health HR Leadership Mental Health stress workers compensation Workplace workplace wellness

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NJ Division of Workers' Compensation to Go Forward With In-Person Hearings

Workers' Compensation

The New Jersey Division of Workers' Compensation [DWC] has announced that it will go forward with in-person hearings effective March seven 2022.

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US Supreme Court Holds Washington State’s Workers’ Compensation Law Unconstitutional Under the Supremacy Clause

Workers' Compensation

Washington’s workerscompensation law discriminates against the Federal Government and its contractors. The state law, by its terms, applies only to federal workers who work at one federal facility in Washington.

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How prepared are workers’ compensation systems for COVID-19?

Workers' Compensation Perspectives

Regardless of the workerscompensation model (private insurance, competitive state fund, exclusive state fund), every insurer has to prepare for the unexpected. page U47] Over time, most workerscompensation systems adapted to include coverage for occupational diseases.

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CMS Announces 2022 Workers' Compensation Recovery Threshold to Remain at $750.00

Workers' Compensation

Computation of Annual Recovery Thresholds for Certain Liability Insurance, No-Fault Insurance, and Workers' Compensation Settlements, Judgments, Awards, or Other Payments for 2022 were announced this week.

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Are work-related COVID-19 cases fully reported, counted and paid by workers’ compensation?

Workers' Compensation Perspectives

COVID-19 has been infecting, disabling, and even killing workers in the course of their employment. Healthcare workers, first responders, cleaners, grocery clerks and other essential workers are put at elevated risk of COVID-19 infection because of their work.

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NJ Supreme Court Reiterates the Liberal Application of Workers' Compensation Act in a Parking Lot Case

Workers' Compensation

The employee was therefore entitled to benefits under the WorkersCompensation Act. Lapsley filed a complaint against defendants in the Law Division and, later, a claim for workerscompensation benefits against the Township in the Division of WorkersCompensation.

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Workers’ compensation for remote employees: a guide

Insperity

Do you need to worry about workerscompensation for remote employees? When your organization adopts or expands a work-from-home policy, it’s a good idea to take a fresh look at your workerscompensation coverage and processes. Benefits and compensation

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Temporary Total Disability for Work injury: What will Workers’ Compensation pay?

Workers' Compensation Perspectives

Work-related injury not only physical and mental pain, but any resulting disability also raises immediate questions Injured workers and family members often turn to their human resource (HR) and disability management (DM) professionals to provide guidance on workerscompensation issues.

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How much will I get while on workers’ compensation?

Workers' Compensation Perspectives

If you are injured in a work-related incident or suffer a work-related illness or disease, you are very likely entitled to workerscompensation. In Canada, all but one jurisdiction have adopted the Net basis to calculate workerscompensation payments for temporary disability.

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Are low wage earners adequately covered by workers’ compensation?

Workers' Compensation Perspectives

Many workers live paycheck to paycheck and struggle to support their families on lower-than-average earnings. Like a lot of workers in the tourism sector, she relies on unemployment insurance when there is no work. Yukon Territory is the exception with a 75% of gross compensation rate.

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Workers’ Compensation: What’s payroll got to do with it?

Workers' Compensation Perspectives

For workerscompensation, payroll can have different meanings depending on your jurisdiction and whether you are a worker or an employer. In the graphic of the employer cost of employee compensation above, the “wages and salaries component” is shown in blue.

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Are wages or salary fully covered by workers’ compensation insurance?

Workers' Compensation Perspectives

The vast majority of workers in the US and Canada are employed in jobs “covered” by workerscompensation insurance. Her workerscompensation claim was accepted. Workers’ like Marion will have a higher proportion of their gross earnings withheld for taxes.