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- Two-prong test cuts to heart of workers' comp. Stitlebug, Philip C. // Fire Chief;Jan2003, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p24
Discusses a case about the workers' compensation benefits of a volunteer firefighter in Oregon. Workers' compensation law; Compensation of on-call injury; Burden of establishing a causal connection between injury and work.
- Changes in workers' compensation during 1999. Whittington, Glenn // Monthly Labor Review;Jan2000, Vol. 123 Issue 1, p20
Focuses on worker's compensation coverage in the United States during 1999. Rate of compensation for the surviving spouse in Arizona; Alternative dispute resolution system established in Oregon; Medical benefits for a person who performs volunteer services in Texas.
- The Latest Scam from California's Public-Sector Unions. Greenhut, Steven // Hit & Run;10/7/2012, p31
The article criticizes the provisions of the legislation concerning police-firefighter union enrichment in California. It mentions the possibility of the state to experience endless amount of liabilities for the families of deceased police and firefighters and the failure of government officials...
- WORKERS' COMP: SMOKING CLAIMS MAY COME FROM NON-SMOKERS. Mangan, Joseph F. // Insurance Advocate;12/02/2000, Vol. 111 Issue 48, p12
Discusses the coverage of the workers' compensation law in the United States, specifically on sting operations regarding tobacco selling to minors. Details on sting operations; Form of payment given to volunteers; Exemption of public sector employers from the workers' compensation law.
- Stress related to discipline compensable, court rules. Stiegler, Mayo H. // Business Insurance;03/30/98, Vol. 32 Issue 13, p20
Focuses on the legal aspects of the Workers' Compensation Act as it relates to job related stress. Indepth look at a case study involving school teacher Regina M. Mitchell; Circumstances surrounding the ill health of Mitchell relating to stress; Details on the ruling of the court in such matters.
- Dispelling preconceived notions about IDM programs. Bradford, Michael // Business Insurance;05/04/98, Vol. 32 Issue 18, p40
Recommends that employers who aim to implement integrated disability management programs (IDMs) in the workplace, should be willing to convince management and employees that negative notions about the programs are inaccurate. Increased popularity of the programs; Statements from H. David...
- Comp policy covers harassment defense. // Business Insurance;07/13/98, Vol. 32 Issue 28, p10
Reports that in 1998 the New Jersey Supreme Court held that workers compensation insurers must indemnify and defend policyholders in sexual harassment lawsuits. Examination of the court's decision in the case of Lisa M. Schmidt vs. Dennis Smith et al.
- Bill seeks controls on comp payments. Mooney, Barbara // Crain's Cleveland Business;5/22/95, Vol. 16 Issue 21, p1
Reports on a proposed legislation in Ohio which will put tighter controls on compensation payments to injured workers. Details of the legislation; Open workers' compensation.
- Workers' comp pay schedule under fire. Mooney, Barbara // Crain's Cleveland Business;2/21/94, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p1
Reports on the problem involving a provision of House Bill 107 altering the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation payment schedule so that employers pay premiums a year in advance rather than six months in arrears. Efforts of employer groups against the payment change; Implementation issues;...