A recent interesting decision in the Third Circuit determined that LWCC was not responsible for costs associated with a borrowed employee’s injuries sustained in Mexico while “deer netting” in a company helicopter.
FDA advisors voted 22-1 against approval of an abuse-deterrent formulation of extended-release oxycodone that was pitched as being an improvement on OxyContin.
Risk & Insurance columnist Roberto Ceniceros takes on mental health claims in comp, specifically PTSD, in his latest piece.
The Louisiana Workforce Commission has partnered with Ochsner Health System to provide specialized training and employment opportunities for veterans with qualified military specialties looking to continue their careers in healthcare.
Two officials with Team Work Ready have been ordered to federal prison for conspiracy, health care fraud, wire fraud and money laundering.
A Texas appeals court reversed a $43 million injury award for a man whose leg was amputated in an industrial accident, saying his injuries were covered under workers’ compensation.
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb plans to meet in September with benefit payers and insurance administrators.
OSHA has cited a South Florida utility company and related contracting company after the agency’s investigation into the deaths of three workers who succumbed to toxic gases in a manhole on January 16th, 2017.
New Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers reveal that more manufacturing industries saw multifactor productivity growth over the long term than the short term.
Business Facilities has ranked LED FastStart® as the nation’s No. 1 state workforce training program for a record eight years in a row.
A bill filed in the Texas House of Representatives would amend the state’s law relating to medical causation narrative reports.
According to new Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers, real average hourly earnings for all private nonfarm employees increased 0.8 percent from June 2016 to June 2017.
Southern Business & Development magazine ranked Louisiana No. 1 for the ninth consecutive year as the Southern state claiming the most economic development project wins per capita.
LWCC, LUBA Workers’ Comp, and Stonetrust Commercial Insurance Company were all listed in the Baton Rouge Business Report’s “Top 100 Private Companies” for 2017.
WCRI will be hosting a free 45-minute webinar on its most recent research on outcomes for injured workers.
The Texas Tribune reports that a local legislator in that state is trying to roll back agreed-upon worker protections for large commercial construction projects in Austin.
A North Louisiana company has won a prestigious national safety award due to its utilization of a program provided by the LWC.
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine encourages the FDA to review the pros and cons of opioids, including social effects.
Marsh recently announced a new webinar scheduled for tomorrow on the evolving legal and regulatory landscape for workers’ comp.
In the latest episode of A.M. BestTV, Robert Cummings, vice president, SAP, discusses a new specially designed innovation center in which the company hopes to foster greater interaction and creativity.