Monthly Archives: August 2017

In national news:

NHL enforcer Mike Peluso’s legal counsel has had a gag order and fine retracted in his client’s workers’ compensation case against four NHL teams.

In neighboring news:

The EEOC alleged in a lawsuit filed last week that an Oklahoma oil and gas drilling company violated the ADA when it declined to hire applicants based on their age or reported history of filing workers’ compensation claims.

In local news:

IIAGNO announced the date for its 7th Annual Company Appreciation Night at Rock ‘N’ Bowl in New Orleans.

In national news:

Louisiana is one of 15 states with “reverse offset” laws for workers’ comp and SSDI benefits that could be targeted for elimination under President Trump’s proposed budget.

In USL&H news:

A federal appeals court ruled that a man’s injuries from a suicide attempt are compensable because his distress stemmed from his work-related injuries.

In neighboring news:

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has named Mark Liotta of Sapulpa to serve as the next chairman of the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission.

In industry news:

A.M. Best says in a new report that the P/C industry has maintained generally favorable rating trends in the first half of the year.