The Louisiana Supreme Court delivered a victory to employers in an opinion released yesterday in Burgess v. Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, a choice of pharmacy case.
OSHA yesterday proposed a delay in the electronic reporting compliance date of the rule, Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses, from July 1st, 2017, to December 1st, 2017.
AMERISAFE announced today that it will release its 2017 second quarter financial results on Thursday, July 27th, 2017 after the market closes.
Linda Alwood, Executive Director of the Louisiana Claims Association (LCA), is our latest “Women in Comp” featured leader. Read on for her perspective about building a business and getting the job done, regardless of gender.
Coventry recently announced the release of the first part of its 2016 Drug Trends Series.
The unemployment rate for people with a disability was 10.5 percent in 2016, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers.
The LWC has partnered with the Association of Community Action Partnerships in support of their Annual Training Conference.
As states implement reforms to address issues related to overuse and misuse of opioids, a new study released by the WCRI observed decreases in the frequency and amount of opioids dispensed to injured workers in all but a few study states.
A handful of drugmakers are taking their first steps toward developing marijuana-based painkillers.
A report released by the Texas Department of Insurance – Division of Workers’ Compensation shows that while the number of compounded drug prescriptions in the workers’ comp system grew between 2010 and 2014, there was a steady decrease in prescription numbers between 2014 and 2016.