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Directing an employee to attend a medical - is it lawful?

A recent post on Employment Law Matters by Brendan Charles of Sparke Helmore Lawyers explores when it is OK and when it is not OK to direct an employee to undergo a medical assessment. 349 more words

Safety Management

What's Your Plan, Stan? Establishing a Workplace Injury Program Process

Does your workplace injury plan consists of crossing your fingers and hoping you never have an injured worker? Maybe your plan involves reacting to an injury after it has happened, and letting your employee figure out how to get back to work. 470 more words

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Strong Advocacy in Personal Injury and Work Injury Cases

Robert Huber has been selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and he has obtained numerous million-dollar recoveries for clients during 20 years in practice. 76 more words

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Workers’ Compensation Protects Your Business

If your company has employees, you are required to buy workers’ compensation insurance. Some states do allow people to opt out of the system if they can prove financial responsibility, but that is only in two or three states in the entire country. 346 more words

Commercial Insurance

New Study: California Has Highest Workers' Compensation Rates

Oct. 24, 2014: California businesses concerned about labor-related costs are learning that their state now has the most expensive workers’ unemployment rates in the nation. That finding is despite reforms that were designed to lower costs from when the state also had the worst ranking in the past. 615 more words

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Why is there a waiting period for workers’ compensation?

Many workers’ compensation jurisdictions have a “waiting period” for workers’ compensation.  This is a form of “deductible” whereby the worker absorbs the initial financial impact of wages lost due to a work-related injury.  1,047 more words

2014 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently unveiled its top 10 most frequently cited violations at the annual National Safety Council Congress and Expo. The agency reports the leading causes of workplace injuries during its fiscal year (October through September). 105 more words

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