Inside Energy, in collaboration with NPR, produced a story about oil field workers in federal lands dying from the inhalation of fumes.
A Kentucky appellate court has ruled that injured workers can choose which pharmacy they fill their prescriptions at, deeming such pharmacies “medical providers.”
Safety News Alert issued guidance for employers on OSHA’s new silica dust limitations.
OSHA issued $117,000 in fines to a garden center in Houston for 13 serious violations, two repeat violations and one other-than-serious violation.
The Center for Public Integrity added another piece to its “Unequal Risk” series about asbestos compensation programs.
A new insurance platform for the on-demand economy, called Slice Labs, has raised $3.9 million in seed funding from Horizon Ventures and XL Innovate.
In the latest “Closing Quotes” column in Insurance Journal, Michael Vitulli explains why opt-out likely isn’t going anywhere, and how the rise of opt-out is an “indicator that we have not solved the problem of rising medical costs.”
The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is seeking input on the development of a new “Compound Medications Plan-Based Audit” for physicians that prescribe compound drugs.
Independent claims adjusters are seeking to be treated the same way as insurance agents and brokers when it comes to the issue of nonresident state licensing.
The New York Times investigated the force behind a large number of heroin overdose deaths across the country – fentanyl.