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WCRI: No Meaningful Delays in Work Comp Medical Care Despite Covid-19

Despite potential obstacles posed by the coronavirus pandemic, injured workers experienced no meaningful delays in access to medical treatment under their employers’ workers’ compensation programs during the pandemic. Research from the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) also shows that states …

Michigan To Educate Drivers About New Personal Injury Protection Law

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan’s top insurance regulator said the state is committed to helping drivers navigate a new law that will let motorists save money by foregoing unlimited medical coverage for crash injuries. The state Department of Insurance and Financial …

Oregon Supreme Court Finds Treatment Can be Compensable for Injuries not Accepted

The Oregon Supreme Court reversed both the Workers’ Compensation Board and the Court of Appeals and ruled that an injured worker was entitled to diagnostic services by a psychologist even though no psychological injury had been accepted by the insurer. …

Atlanta Bus Crashes, Injuring 14 People

A spokeswoman for Atlanta’s public bus system says 14 people including the driver were taken to a hospital after a bus crashed on the city’s southwest side. Atlanta Fire Capt. Jolyon Bundrige says the injuries were classified as minor. He …