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2014-06-23 08:30:09

LIVONIA, Mich., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A former AT&T cable line installer who was unable to work following an injury expects to get justice after a U.S. federal judge ruled his employer erred in denying Long-Term benefits. United States Federal Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, Thomas L. Ludington in June 2014 approved Scott Bennetts' appeal filed by attorney William E. Gray of Livonia, denied a request for summary judgment by AT&T, and ordered the Plan...

2014-05-12 08:33:37

LANSING, Mich., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine reveals a negative impact on medical costs, indemnity costs and lost time from work on workers' compensation claims when physicians, rather than pharmacies, dispense narcotic-related drugs to injured workers within the first 90 days of injury. The study, titled "The Effect of Physician Dispensed Medication on Workers' Compensation Claim Outcomes in the State of Illinois,"...

2014-04-08 23:32:15

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C., a Michigan personal injury law firm, adds workers compensation as a practice area on their law firm website (http://www.BuckfireLaw.com) Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The personal injury law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. recently added Workers Compensation as a practice area on their Michigan law firm website. Visit http://www.buckfirelaw.com/practice_areas/michigan-workers-compensation-lawyer.cfm to view the new practice area page....

2014-03-27 23:22:21

Join WCRI's senior analyst and author, Carol Telles, for an hour-long webinar on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 1 p.m. ET (12 p.m. CT, 11 a.m. MT, and 10 a.m. PT) to discuss Indiana's new hospital fee schedule and workers' compensation medical costs in the state. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 In response to higher and rising medical costs per claim for care of injured workers in Indiana, the legislature passed legislation—House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1320—that created a...

2014-03-04 16:25:19

CHICAGO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) occupational health specialist, Dr. Richard Rodarte, and a panel of guest speakers will address a variety of workers' compensation and occupational health topics at the first annual 2014 Occupational Health & Workers' Compensation Conference, "Getting Employees Back to Work: A Best Practice Approach for Employers," 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., reception from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, April 3, Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus,...

2014-01-30 23:22:08

Full range of comprehensive and affordable Occupational Medicine Services can now be accessed in Garden Grove, California. Garden Grove, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Healthpointe, one of Southern California’s leading multidisciplinary healthcare organizations, strives in maintaining the highest standards in health and safety for its clients and employers. That is why Healthpointe is offering Occupational Medicine Services at their Garden Grove facility to provide convenient access to...

2014-01-20 23:24:36

Changes to the state’s workers’ compensation laws favor the needs of businesses over injured workers, according to attorney Dan Davis of the Dan Davis Law Firm. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Commenting on a news report detailing changes to the state’s Workers’ Compensation laws, Oklahoma City workers’ compensation attorney Dan Davis of the Dan Davis Law Firm said today that Oklahoma employees now face an unfair disadvantage when applying for benefits. NewsOK...

2013-11-25 23:20:59

This study, Benchmarks for Indiana, CompScope™ 14th Edition, by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI), demonstrates that medical costs per workers’ compensation claim in Indiana were 17 percent higher than typical of the 16 states. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 The costs per claim of medical care to treat injured workers in Indiana were higher than most states and growing rapidly, according to a recent study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute...

2013-10-29 23:03:27

There are a lot of myths out there surrounding workers’ compensation, and those who buy into them could see their claims denied. To prevent that from happening, the law firm of Handler Henning & Rosenberg is setting the record straight with tips and insights into the workers’ compensation process. Lancaster, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The world can be turned upside down by an injury related to a workplace accident, but thankfully, the Workers’ Compensation Act paves...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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