- Montana Supreme Court upholds dismissal of lawsuit by same-sex couples
Montana’s Supreme Court upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit brought by same-sex couples seeking equal access to state protections and benefits, such as those provided under workers compensation laws.
- Employee raped at work entitled to maximum workers comp benefits: Court
A Missouri fast food worker who was raped while at work should receive the state’s maximum workers compensation benefits because her employer filed a late response to her claim, the Missouri Court of Appeals says.
- Newtown schools’ workers comp covered by public entity risk pool
The school district that suffered the loss of 20 students and six employees in a shooting rampage last week purchases workers compensation insurance from a public entities risk pool.
- Work-related vehicle accidents, claims down during recession: NCCI
Work-related vehicle accidents declined during the recent recession, and likely helped reduce the number of workers compensation claims resulting from such collisions, NCCI Holdings Inc. said Tuesday.
- OFF BEAT: Woman injured having sex on business trip wins court ruling
An Australian court recently delivered its opinion in the ongoing saga of a woman seeking workers compensation benefits for an injury suffered while having sex on a business trip.
- State laws concerning guns in company parking lots likely to resurface
State laws that would restrict employers from prohibiting workers from taking firearms onto company parking lots likely will surface again when their legislatures convene beginning in January, observers said Monday.
- Workers compensation sees cost spike in 3rd quarter: Towers Watson
Workers compensation insurance costs showed some of the largest increases when comparing third-quarter 2012 commercial insurance prices with those for the same period in 2011, according to data released Monday.