When the Workers’ Compensation Law was enacted in 1914, it was designed as a compromise between employers and employees.
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On September 13, 2023, the NY DOL released proposed pay transparency regulations.
Under Conn. Gen. Stat. § 31-307 (a), in order for a claimant to be entitled to temporary total indemnity benefits, his injury must result in a total incapacity to work, defined as “the inability of the employee, because of his injuries, to work at his customary calling or at any other occupation he might reasonably follow. Cochran v. DOT, 220 Conn. App. 855, 867-868 (2023).
A recent update from the New York Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) may impact your exposure when accepting claims without liability under Section 21-a.
Claims brought against a chemical manufacturing plant by an injured contractor have been dismissed by the state’s Appellate Division, Fourth Department, which agreed with arguments made by Goldberg Segalla that the plaintiff’s work fell outside the scope of New York Labor Law.
A lawsuit against a Midwest medical center brought by a hospital employee who claimed she was terminated unlawfully has been dismissed.
The minimum weekly compensation for individuals receiving workers’ compensation benefits will soon increase under legislation signed by New York Gov. Kathy Hochul.
The New Jersey Supreme Court recently ruled that the Law Against Discrimination (LAD) contained an express exception for religious organizations that make employment decisions based on employment criteria adopted pursuant to the tenets of its religion.
Florida law requires an insurance company to accept or deny a workers’ compensation claim after they are reported within 14 days after an accident, or a Petition for Benefits is filed.
New York State Penal Law amendments strengthen penalties for employers guilty of wage theft.