May 11, 2017
The owner of a Brooklyn construction company has been charged with manslaughter following a wall collapse that left one worker dead and two others seriously injured. Michael Weiss, 47, of Williamsburg, owns RSBY NY Builders Inc. and Park Ave Builders Inc., both in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
May 9, 2017
A Jefferson County circuit judge today struck down Alabama's Workers' Compensation Act. Circuit Judge Pat Ballard found two provisions, the $220 a week cap in compensation and the 15 percent cap on attorneys fees, unconstitutional. However, because one or more provisions were found unconstitutional, the entire act is nullified. Ballard is staying his order 120 days.
December 20, 2016
Looks like California has a similar system that results in injured workers' having to fight for every treatment, medicine and benefit following a work injury.
November 12, 2016
Written for the insurance companies, but still good information on how the NYS Workers' Compensation Board is going about reducing or eliminating opiate use for injured workers' with chronic, unrelenting pain