- Studies link higher cost of prescription drugs to doctor dispensing
Two studies released Wednesday by the Cambridge, Mass.-based Workers Compensation Research Institute document the high cost of physician-dispensed prescriptions.
- Lifetime income benefits case can't be reopened: Texas high court
Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. and the Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation cannot reopen a case in which an injured employee awarded lifetime income benefits, Texas’ Supreme Court has ruled.
- Workers comp death benefit lump-sum payout based on family total: Court
A lump-sum payment of workers compensation death benefits awarded to a construction worker’s widow should be based on the total weekly comp benefits paid to the woman and her dependants, and not just the portion allocated to the worker’s wife, the…
- NFL to pay $765M to retired players alleging concussion-related injuries
The National Football League said Thursday that it will pay a $765 million settlement to more than 4,500 retired players who say they’ve suffered concussion-related brain injuries connected with their careers.
- Duration of temporary total disability comp benefits declines: NCCI
The average duration of workers compensation temporary total disability benefits has decreased in step with the declining national unemployment rate.