Recent Changes Happening With Workers Compensation

Workers’ Comp Bill Draws Fire at House Committee Hearing

http://www.thelegalintelligencer.com/latest-news/id=1202767636915/Workers-Comp-Bill-Draws-Fire-at-House-Committee-Hearing?mcode=1395262324557&curindex=762Proposed changes to the state’s workers’ compensation system, backed by health care providers, drew fire from the insurance community and received a mixed review from the business community at a House Labor and Industry Committee hearing in …

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Florida Workers Comp; We’re in One Heckuva Tight Spot

Sometimes stories in the news are simply that; stories. You read them, you ponder the significance for those strangers who are affected by the news, and then you move on. Other times, you find yourself directly affected by the news of the day, and it …

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NCCI vows to appeal court ruling on workers compensation

TALLAHASSEE — The National Council on Compensation Insurance, which sets workers’ compensation rates, will appeal Wednesday’s ruling by Leon County Circuit Court Judge Karen Gievers to strike down a 14.5 percent increase in rates slated to take effect on …

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Kentucky Judge Allows Bevin to Appoint Workers Comp Judges

A Kentucky judge has cleared the way for Republican Gov. Matt Bevin to appoint six administrative law judges to help ease a backlog of workers’ compensation.

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Auto mechanic owes BWC $132,000 for workers comp fraud

http://portsmouth-dailytimes.com/news/12123/auto-mechanic-owes-bwc-132000-for-workers-comp-fraudCOLUMBUS – A Southern Ohio man who collected injured workers’ benefits for four years while running an automobile repair shop out of his residence must pay $132,239 in restitution to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) and serve five …

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Circuit judge voids workers comp increas

http://www.pnj.com/story/money/business/2016/11/27/pensacola-businesses-fear-new-workers-comp-rates/94273140/Update: Circuit Judge Karen Gievers of Florida’s 2nd Judicial Circuit in Leon County issued an order Wednesday voiding the 14.5 percent increase in state workers’ compensation rates. Gievers cited “multiple non-public, secret meetings held by (the …

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Judge halts workers comp rate hike over Sunshine issues

http://www.news4jax.com/news/judge-halts-workers-comp-rate-hike-over-sunshine-issuesTALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Little more than a week before businesses were slated to get hit with increased workers’ compensation insurance rates, a Leon County circuit judge Wednesday blocked the hike because of violations of Florida’s Sunshine Law.

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