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Kansas Supreme Court Upholds 6th Edition of AMA Guidelines for Disability Ratings

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday reversed the Court of Appeals and ruled that a law passed in 2013 that requires workers’ compensation disability ratings to be based on a specific set of guidelines is not unconstitutional. The high court …

‘Marine Terminal’ Included Adjacent Tank Farm, Worker Owed Longshore Benefits

A worker whose primary job duty was to unload oil products from vessels is eligible for federal Longshore and Harbor Act benefits, even though he was transferring product from one storage tank to another at the time he injured his …

Woman Suffers Major Back Injury in Georgia Tubing Mishap

Authorities say a woman was flown to an Atlanta, Ga., hospital after suffering a major back injury while tubing on Lake Lanier. Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell tells The Times of Gainesville that the woman was taken to Grady …