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The Post-Journal
Cuomo Urges Legislature To Pass $15 Minimum WageSome officials, however, are wary of the report and believe a wage increase tha
Cuomo Urges Legislature To Pass $15 Minimum Wage
The Post-Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
Some officials, however, are wary of the report and believe a wage increase that's double the national rate will pose serious ramifications to the job and business climates. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing a $15 minimum wage within his 2016 budget,... Read more
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Business Insurance
Opt-out bills put on hold in two statesOnce touted as a top workers compensation issue to watch in 2016, opt-out legis
Opt-out bills put on hold in two states
Business Insurance / Posted 6 hours ago
Once touted as a top workers compensation issue to watch in 2016, opt-out legislation appears to be all but dead following critical media reports, an impending investigation and a sex scandal. Introduced in 2015, the South Carolina Employee Injury... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka fire station locations topic reignites after months on the backburnerTopeka fire station locations and Shawnee County’s potential purchase of $2.3 m
Topeka fire station locations topic reignites after months on the backburner
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
Topeka fire station locations and Shawnee County’s potential purchase of $2.3 million worth of electronic voting equipment are among matters local governing bodies plan to take up this coming week. The Shawnee County Commission will meet at 9 a.m.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Batavia heads into a year of major roads, sewer, sidewalk constructionBATAVIA – City Manager Jason R Molino doesn’t give a formal “State of the City”
Batavia heads into a year of major roads, sewer, sidewalk construction
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 hours ago
BATAVIA – City Manager Jason R Molino doesn’t give a formal “State of the City” address, but if he did, highlights of his speech would be City Council’s steadfast commitment to funding infrastructure improvements and its recent move toward downtown... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
SA Government restores full compensation to injured police officers Photo: The SA Government's decision means injured officers like Senior Consta
SA Government restores full compensation to injured police officers
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 hours ago
Photo: The SA Government's decision means injured officers like Senior Constable Brett Gibbons, who was shot in the face, will receive ongoing benefits. (ABC News: Carl... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
There’s much work to be doneOver the past three years, we have implemented budget cuts of 20 percent. For t
There’s much work to be done
The Inter-Mountain / Posted yesterday
Over the past three years, we have implemented budget cuts of 20 percent. For the first time in anyone's memory, our state's base budget for the past two fiscal years has been lower than previous years, and the proposed 2017 budget is $110 million... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Good, Haynes seek family court seatELKINS - Incumbent 22nd Circuit Family Court Judge Michele Good will defend her
Good, Haynes seek family court seat
The Inter-Mountain / Posted yesterday
ELKINS - Incumbent 22nd Circuit Family Court Judge Michele Good will defend her seat against current Randolph County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Lori Haynes in the 2016 primary election. Good, who is serving in her eighth year as family court... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Columbiana County Common PleasWendy Anzelmo, Salem, vs. Quiet Acres Nursing Home, Inc., et al., appeal sought
Columbiana County Common Pleas
The East Liverpool Review / Posted yesterday
Wendy Anzelmo, Salem, vs. Quiet Acres Nursing Home, Inc., et al., appeal sought of denied workers' compensation claim. JPMorgan Chase Bank vs. John and Barbara Rudish, et al., foreclosure sought for property on U.S. Route 30, Minerva. Deutsche Bank... Read more
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Northwest Herald
4 GOP candidates vie to succeed Illinois Rep. Mike Tryon in 66th House DIstrictFor Carolyn Schofield, Paul Serwatka, Allen Skillicorn and Dan Wilbrandt, the f
4 GOP candidates vie to succeed Illinois Rep. Mike Tryon in 66th House DIstrict
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
For Carolyn Schofield, Paul Serwatka, Allen Skillicorn and Dan Wilbrandt, the foremost issue is rescuing Illinois from what Gov. Bruce Rauner has called a “death spiral” of rising taxes and taxpayers and employers giving up and moving elsewhere. All... Read more
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Providence Business News
State center gets the injured back to workThe Donley Rehabilitation and Education Center was established locally more tha
State center gets the injured back to work
Providence Business News / Posted yesterday
The Donley Rehabilitation and Education Center was established locally more than 60 years ago as a place to treat wounded World War II soldiers. It exists today within the workers' compensation division of the R.I. Department of Labor and Training... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Alberta man dies in explosion on rural propertyA man has died from injuries he received in a propane tank explosion on an east
Alberta man dies in explosion on rural property
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
A man has died from injuries he received in a propane tank explosion on an east-central Alberta farm. Mounties say the man, who lived on the rural property near Consort, had been operating a propane-fired torch. A spokesperson for STARS says the... Read more
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The Columbian
SEC filing suggests Barrett on reboundVancouver’s Barrett Business Services Inc. appears to be getting out of the wee
SEC filing suggests Barrett on rebound
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
Vancouver’s Barrett Business Services Inc. appears to be getting out of the weeds of recent legal and financial troubles. The human resources company offered a one-two punch of good news Thursday — strong preliminary fourth-quarter revenues and an... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRALEIGH – Another original member of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory’s Cabinet
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted yesterday
RALEIGH – Another original member of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory’s Cabinet is leaving his job, as the governor announced Friday he had appointed state Administration Secretary Bill Daughtridge to the North Carolina Industrial... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
LaFleche: Time to consider a guaranteed incomeIn politics there is a kind of inverse relationship between rhetoric and the re
LaFleche: Time to consider a guaranteed income
St. Catharines Standard / Posted yesterday
In politics there is a kind of inverse relationship between rhetoric and the relative complexity of a problem. In other words, the more difficult a situation is to deal with it, the easier it is to talk about. Like poverty. We know it's serious... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The Chicago aldermen who chumped youWe have some questions for the 25 aldermen who voted Wednesday to gut the ordin
The Chicago aldermen who chumped you
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
We have some questions for the 25 aldermen who voted Wednesday to gut the ordinance assigning oversight of the City Council to Inspector General Joe Ferguson. What assurances can you give taxpayers that the $100 million-a-year workers' compensation... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
LaFleche: Time to consider a guaranteed incomeIn politics there is a kind of inverse relationship between rhetoric and the re
LaFleche: Time to consider a guaranteed income
Niagara Falls Review / Posted yesterday
In politics there is a kind of inverse relationship between rhetoric and the relative complexity of a problem. In other words, the more difficult a situation is to deal with it, the easier it is to talk about. Like poverty. We know it's serious... Read more
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Welland Tribune
LaFleche: Time to consider a guaranteed incomeIn politics there is a kind of inverse relationship between rhetoric and the re
LaFleche: Time to consider a guaranteed income
Welland Tribune / Posted yesterday
In politics there is a kind of inverse relationship between rhetoric and the relative complexity of a problem. In other words, the more difficult a situation is to deal with it, the easier it is to talk about. Like poverty. We know it's serious... Read more
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The Daily Record
TRIAL ATTORNEYSmall, busy downtown law firm seeks experienced trial attorney for personal inj
TRIAL ATTORNEY
The Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Small, busy downtown law firm seeks experienced trial attorney for personal injury and workers' compensation matters representing plaintiffs claimants. Knowledge of Social Security Disability a plus. Must be able to work independently or with minimal... Read more
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The Daily Record
TRIAL ATTORNEYSmall, busy downtown law firm seeks experienced trial attorney for personal inj
TRIAL ATTORNEY
The Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Small, busy downtown law firm seeks experienced trial attorney for personal injury and workers’ compensation matters representing plaintiffs claimants. Knowledge of Social Security Disability a plus. Must be able to work independently or with minimal... Read more
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Business Wire
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Employers Holdings, Inc. and Its SubsidiariesOLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength r
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Employers Holdings, Inc. and Its Subsidiaries
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of “a-” of Employers Insurance Company of Nevada, Employers Compensation Insurance Company, Employers Assurance... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Carborough Downs miners battle old foe black lungAN UNDERGROUND miner diagnosed with black lung could have learnt several years
Carborough Downs miners battle old foe black lung
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
AN UNDERGROUND miner diagnosed with black lung could have learnt several years earlier he had the disease if a chest x-ray he had taken was read correctly. The x-ray was taken as part of the pre-employment coal board medical process before he was to... Read more
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Northern Star
Carborough Downs miners battle old foe black lungAN UNDERGROUND miner diagnosed with black lung could have learnt several years
Carborough Downs miners battle old foe black lung
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
AN UNDERGROUND miner diagnosed with black lung could have learnt several years earlier he had the disease if a chest x-ray he had taken was read correctly. The x-ray was taken as part of the pre-employment coal board medical process before he was to... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Carborough Downs miners battle old foe black lungAN UNDERGROUND miner diagnosed with black lung could have learnt several years
Carborough Downs miners battle old foe black lung
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
AN UNDERGROUND miner diagnosed with black lung could have learnt several years earlier he had the disease if a chest x-ray he had taken was read correctly. The x-ray was taken as part of the pre-employment coal board medical process before he was to... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Carborough Downs miners battle old foe black lungAN UNDERGROUND miner diagnosed with black lung could have learnt several years
Carborough Downs miners battle old foe black lung
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
AN UNDERGROUND miner diagnosed with black lung could have learnt several years earlier he had the disease if a chest x-ray he had taken was read correctly. The x-ray was taken as part of the pre-employment coal board medical process before he was to... Read more
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Queensland Times
Carborough Downs miners battle old foe black lungAN UNDERGROUND miner diagnosed with black lung could have learnt several years
Carborough Downs miners battle old foe black lung
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
AN UNDERGROUND miner diagnosed with black lung could have learnt several years earlier he had the disease if a chest x-ray he had taken was read correctly. The x-ray was taken as part of the pre-employment coal board medical process before he was to... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Carborough Downs miners battle old foe black lungAN UNDERGROUND miner diagnosed with black lung could have learnt several years
Carborough Downs miners battle old foe black lung
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
AN UNDERGROUND miner diagnosed with black lung could have learnt several years earlier he had the disease if a chest x-ray he had taken was read correctly. The x-ray was taken as part of the pre-employment coal board medical process before he was to... Read more
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News Mail
Carborough Downs miners battle old foe black lungAN UNDERGROUND miner diagnosed with black lung could have learnt several years
Carborough Downs miners battle old foe black lung
News Mail / Posted yesterday
AN UNDERGROUND miner diagnosed with black lung could have learnt several years earlier he had the disease if a chest x-ray he had taken was read correctly. The x-ray was taken as part of the pre-employment coal board medical process before he was to... Read more
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Fortune
Does the U.S. Need New Rules for Workers in the Gig Economy?Are Uber and Lyft drivers, Thumbtack personal trainers, or Handy house cleaners
Does the U.S. Need New Rules for Workers in the Gig Economy?
Fortune / Posted yesterday
Are Uber and Lyft drivers, Thumbtack personal trainers, or Handy house cleaners employees? Or are they independent contractors? That question has given rise to a seemingly endless stream of lawsuits. But so far nothing, including the $12.2 million... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Volunteers must sign waiver to resume Marilla house restorationA dedicated group of volunteers is helping to restore the first home constructe
Volunteers must sign waiver to resume Marilla house restoration
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
A dedicated group of volunteers is helping to restore the first home constructed in Marilla, which was moved in July 2014 about half a mile from its original Bullis Road location to town property on West Avenue. However, their work was recently shut... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Administration Secretary Daughtridge leaving McCrory CabinetRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - There's been another departure from North Carolina Gov. Pa
Administration Secretary Daughtridge leaving McCrory Cabinet
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - There's been another departure from North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's original Cabinet. The governor announced Friday that state Administration Secretary Bill Daughtridge has been appointed to the North Carolina Industrial... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach officials watching proposed Florida legislationMayor Gail Coniglio told the Town Council on Tuesday she’s keeping an eye on pr
Palm Beach officials watching proposed Florida legislation
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted yesterday
Mayor Gail Coniglio told the Town Council on Tuesday she’s keeping an eye on proposed state legislation that could affect town elections, money for coastal projects and workers’ compensation. Election dates for municipal office This house bill... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Administration Secretary Daughtridge leaving McCrory CabinetRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - There's been another departure from North Carolina Gov. Pa
Administration Secretary Daughtridge leaving McCrory Cabinet
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - There's been another departure from North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's original Cabinet. The governor announced Friday that state Administration Secretary Bill Daughtridge has been appointed to the North Carolina Industrial... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Clark County Common Pleas Court casesCOMMON PLEAS COURT 16-CV-0090 - Bank of America, N.A., v. Jerry L. Booher, 140
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
COMMON PLEAS COURT 16-CV-0090 - Bank of America, N.A., v. Jerry L. Booher, 1403 ½ Maiden Lane, complaint for $22,043. 16-CV-0091 - Wells Fargo Bank, NA, v. Ricky E. Brink, 6200 Ballentine Pike, et al., complaint in foreclosure for... Read more
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Business Insurance
Nebraska legislative committee considers closed drug formularyA bill that would create a closed formulary in Nebraska for medications prescri
Nebraska legislative committee considers closed drug formulary
Business Insurance / Posted yesterday
A bill that would create a closed formulary in Nebraska for medications prescribed in the state's workers compensation system has been heard by a legislative committee. Introduced on Jan. 15 by Nebraska Sen. Burke Harr, D-Omaha, L.B. 1005 was... Read more
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Investopedia
10 Ways to Protect Your Social Security NumberSocial Security numbers were never intended to be a “one size fits all” primary
10 Ways to Protect Your Social Security Number
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
Social Security numbers were never intended to be a “one size fits all” primary ID. In many ways, however, that’s exactly what has happened. Identify theft thrives in the U.S. in part because Americans feel forced to use their SSN for so many types... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Getting to work on what mattersOver the past three years, we have implemented budget cuts of 20 percent. For t
Getting to work on what matters
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Over the past three years, we have implemented budget cuts of 20 percent. For the first time in anyone's memory, our state's base budget for the past two fiscal years has been lower than previous years, and the proposed 2017 budget is $110 million... Read more
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Salem News
COMMON PLEAS COURTWendy Anzelmo, Salem, vs. Quiet Acres Nursing Home, Inc., et al., appeal sought
COMMON PLEAS COURT
Salem News / Posted 2 days ago
Wendy Anzelmo, Salem, vs. Quiet Acres Nursing Home, Inc., et al., appeal sought of denied workers' compensation claim. JPMorgan Chase Bank vs. John and Barbara Rudish, et al., foreclosure sought for property on U.S. Route 30, Minerva. Deutsche Bank... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Fishers fire hires move aheadEight new career firefighters will be on duty in 2016 to protect homes and busi
Fishers fire hires move ahead
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
Eight new career firefighters will be on duty in 2016 to protect homes and businesses in the Fishers Fire District and beyond. That official order of business was inked in the Jan. 19 meeting of Fishers Fire Commissioners and its officers.... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Fishers fire hires move aheadFISHERS — Eight new career firefighters will be on duty in 2016 to protect home
Fishers fire hires move ahead
MPNnow.com / Posted 2 days ago
FISHERS — Eight new career firefighters will be on duty in 2016 to protect homes and businesses in the Fishers Fire District and beyond.That official order of business was inked in the Jan. 19 meeting of Fishers Fire Commissioners and its officers.... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson approves temporary budget appropriation to issue payroll checksPATERSON – After enduring two days of uncertainty over whether they would get p
Paterson approves temporary budget appropriation to issue payroll checks
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
PATERSON – After enduring two days of uncertainty over whether they would get paid this week, Paterson’s municipal employees were able to rest easy Thursday night. In a hastily scheduled emergency meeting, the City Council approved the monthly... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Thurs. 7:40 p.m.: Employee challenges engineer's lawsuitWARREN - The attorney for an employee in the Trumbull County Engineer's office
Thurs. 7:40 p.m.: Employee challenges engineer's lawsuit
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
WARREN - The attorney for an employee in the Trumbull County Engineer's office who is being sued by the county for more than $10,000 in unpaid medical insurance premiums says the dispute is a union matter, not a legal one. Attorney David Engler, who... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
West Shore News Through the Decades, week of Feb. 12The Continued creep of the Colwood Crawl, construction blasts that shot rocks t
West Shore News Through the Decades, week of Feb. 12
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
The Continued creep of the Colwood Crawl, construction blasts that shot rocks through a duplex, a caretaker facing gun charges, and a Langford company being fined for discharging inadequately treated sewage are among the headlines pulled from past... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
How'd your alderman vote on limiting city inspector's power?Overshadowed by yesterday's presidential visit to Springfield, aldermen yesterd
How'd your alderman vote on limiting city inspector's power?
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
Overshadowed by yesterday's presidential visit to Springfield, aldermen yesterday substantially watered down a crucial ethics bill that would have subjected them, their deeds and their spending to oversight and investigation by city Inspector General... Read more
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Business Insurance
As marijuana laws evolve, New Mexico rethinks paying comp claimsPhoto by AP Greg Vialpando, from Santa Fe, New Mexico, speaks to the state's Ho
As marijuana laws evolve, New Mexico rethinks paying comp claims
Business Insurance / Posted 2 days ago
Photo by AP Greg Vialpando, from Santa Fe, New Mexico, speaks to the state's House Judiciary Committee on Feb. 3, in opposition of H.B. 195, a bill that removes the requirement that medical cannabis be a reimbursable benefit after injury or... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Downstate small business group says 'attaboy' Governor RaunerA recent story line suggesting the business community no longer supports Govern
Downstate small business group says 'attaboy' Governor Rauner
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
A recent story line suggesting the business community no longer supports Governor Bruce Rauner appears to be a work of fiction when it comes to small employers. It would be a good story, even a great story, if one of Governor Bruce Rauner's key... Read more
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Columbia Star
Attorneys Honored | February 12, 2016The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized the exceptio
Attorneys Honored | February 12, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 2 days ago
The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of South Carolina‘s personal injury attorney S. Jahue Moore Jr. as 2015 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction. Ashley Kirkham of... Read more
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Business Insurance
As marijuana laws evolve, New Mexico rethinks paying comp claimsNew Mexico is moving forward with a bill that would prevent employers from havi
As marijuana laws evolve, New Mexico rethinks paying comp claims
Business Insurance / Posted 2 days ago
New Mexico is moving forward with a bill that would prevent employers from having to pay for medical marijuana under workers compensation claims, which could bring the state in line with recent federal court cases that allow employers to fire workers... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
DOT employee sentenced in Worker’s Compensation fraud caseOn Thursday a NYS DOT employee was sentenced in a Worker’s Compensation fraud c
DOT employee sentenced in Worker’s Compensation fraud case
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
On Thursday a NYS DOT employee was sentenced in a Worker’s Compensation fraud case. Corey Cragnolin of Rochester pleaded guilty in November to defrauding the state out of nearly $10,000 worth of Workers' Compensation benefits. According to the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Man pleads guilty to defrauding tribe through insurance scamSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California man has pleaded guilty to defra
Man pleads guilty to defrauding tribe through insurance scam
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California man has pleaded guilty to defrauding an Indian tribe for millions of dollars as part of a workers' compensation scam. The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1V69bty ) that 46-year-old Gregory... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Man pleads guilty to defrauding tribe through insurance scamSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California man has pleaded guilty to defra
Man pleads guilty to defrauding tribe through insurance scam
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California man has pleaded guilty to defrauding an Indian tribe for millions of dollars as part of a workers' compensation scam. The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1V69bty ) that 46-year-old Gregory... Read more
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