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February 21, 2023

New York Modifies Important Defense to Workers Compensation Claims

A recent amendment to the New York Workers Compensation Law (“the Law”) will present new challenges for employers in 2023 and beyond.  The Bills Seeking to Change the Law The New Yo...


March 18, 2021

Employer Control of Medical Care in New Jersey Under Attack

Employers in New Jersey have long controlled workers compensation costs by having some measure of control over the medical care supplied to their employees for work-related injuries. A recent New Jers...


August 05, 2020

COVID-19 Workers Compensation Presumption: New Jersey Senate Bill 2380 

Senate Bill 2380, sponsored by New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3) and Assemblyman Thomas Giblin (D-34) was passed by both houses on Thursday July 30, 2020 and has been sent to G...


June 10, 2020

COVID-19: Employee Exposure & Employer Resource FAQ

The following post highlights employer FAQs related to employee exposure. A PDF of the below information can be found here. For additional COVID-19 resources and risk management recommendati...


May 08, 2020

COVID-19: California Governor Orders Presumption of Compensability for COVID-19

On May 6th, the Governor of California issued an Executive Order creating a rebuttable presumption of compensability for employees contracting COVID-19 if they are diagnosed within 14 days a...


April 27, 2020

COVID-19: Work Protocols Needed

Workers compensation insurance carriers are experiencing a significant number of COVID-19-related workers compensation claims. As a result, at least one insurance carrier is requiring confer...


April 21, 2020

COVID-19: Workers Compensation Update

Various states are declaring that there is a rebuttable presumption that injuries to certain workers during the COVID-19 crisis will be deemed work-related. A standard Workers Compensation P...


March 07, 2016

Opioid Abuse & Workers’ Compensation: Controlling Workers’ Comp Claims with Improved Drug Management Protocols

Prescription opioid abuse is a national public health “epidemic.” As federal and state agencies fight a war against this health crisis by enforcing policies to curb how prescription narcotics...

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