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Published on March 21, 2017

Workers’ Compensation Legislation Heads to Senate

Workers’ Compensation Legislation Heads to Iowa Senate

http://iowapublicradio.org/post/workers-compensation-legislation-heads-iowa-senateThursday, the Iowa House of Representatives passed a bill to scale back workers’ compensation benefits in Iowa along party lines.

A similar bill is now under consideration in the Iowa Senate.

During this hour of River to River, host Joyce Russell talks …

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Work Injury Compensation Bill Moves Through Iowa House

http://wnax.com/news/180081-work-injury-compensation-bill-moves-through-iowa-house/Republicans in the Iowa House have voted to alter the system that governs how employers compensate workers who are injured on the job.

Bill backers say the system has become a bonanza for some of the attorneys who file lawsuits for injured workers and …

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Workers comp lawsuit against alleged Berkshire Hathaway units can proceed

https://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20170316/NEWS08/912312429/Berkshire-Hathaway-workers-compensation-Continental-Insurance-California-InsuranA class-action lawsuit against purported Berkshire Hathaway Inc. units that alleges breach of contract and unjust enrichment in a workers compensation scheme will be allowed to move forward after a federal judge denied parts of a motion to dismiss the …

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Lawsuit: Defective robot killed factory worker; human error to blame

http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2017/03/14/lawsuit-defective-robot-killed-factory-worker-human-error-blame/99173888/He said that a workers compensation claim also is in dispute right now and that Holbrook’s family has been denied benefits.

“When we were denied access to the facility, we knew we had to file the lawsuit,” Wikander said.

“There may be other players …

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