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New York Workers’ Compensation Fund Returned $585 Million to Employers

Aug 15 2023 // The New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF), the state’s largest workers’ compensation insurer, allocated $585 million to New York employers last year through its dividends and return-of-premium programs. Every...

Worker Injured as Explosion at Texas Paint Plant Sends Fireballs into Sky

Aug 8 2023 // GARLAND, Texas (AP) – A worker was injured early Monday when an explosion set a paint manufacturing plant in the Dallas suburbs ablaze and shot a series of fireballs into the night sky. A company spokesperson said the...

Oregon OSHA Cites Contractor for Multiple Job Safety Violations

Aug 8 2023 // The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division fined Hillsboro contractor Arm & Hammer Construction Inc. $66,420 for multiple violations of workplace safety rules. In one violation, the company repeatedly failed to...

$40M Lawsuit by Virginia Teacher Who Was Shot: Civil Court or Workers’ Compensation?

Aug 7 2023 // Lawyers for a teacher who was shot by her 6-year-old student in Virginia board, argued that discovery should wait can start the process of interviewing eyewitnesses, reviewing the boy’s disciplinary files and...

Workers’ Compensation Remains Profit Engine for U.S. P/C Insurers

Aug 7 2023 // Workers’ compensation insurers’ underwriting results continued to outpace the rest of the U.S. property/casualty (P/C) commercial sector in 2022, as they benefited from the long-term decline in workplace...

Vermont Workers’ Comp Changes Now in Effect

Aug 7 2023 // Vermont’s workers’ compensation benefits for temporary total disability and for dependent children, as well as the work search requirement for injured workers returning to the job market, changed starting July...

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