Kansas Supreme Court News

Kansas Supreme Court Orders More Fact-Finding in Air Ambulance Case

Federal law may prohibit states from regulating prices charged to insurers by air ambulance providers, but that doesn’t absolve the Workers’ Compensation Board of its responsibility to determine whether the billed charges are “usual and customary,” a split Kansas Supreme …

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 …

Kansas Supreme Court Strikes Down Cap in Injury Cases

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the state’s cap on damages for noneconomic injuries in personal injury lawsuits is unconstitutional. The court ruled 4-2 that capping damages an injured person is able to recover in …