A new law prohibiting texting is in effect in California as of the new year. Texting on cell phones or PDA devices while driving will now result in steep fines and penalties. However, the new law...
Based on reforms of a few years ago, California workers who are injured on the job are turning to physician networks. Both an insurance research group and the California Workers’...
ORLAND, California. The Chico Enterprise Record reported that two ranch hands were seriously injured yesterday when an irrigation well that they were working on suddenly exploded with flame. The...
I was talking with a friend regarding a recent incident that has been the hot topic in the Stockton local news recently. My friend is a rancher and employs migrant workers to pick and prune his...
The explosion at the San Diego Bayfront Hilton that injured 13 workers is still under investigation. Investigators from California Occupational Safety and Health Administration have been sifting...
A man has filed a lawsuit in West Virginia after he claims he was fired after he filed a Workers' Compensation claim. He was injured in a truck accident while working for Catenary Coal Company. The accident happened in June 2007. The company claims he was fired for drug use.In August 2007, two months after his accident, Bishop was randomly drug tested, which came back positive with reports of...
An advisory committee has ruled that Workers' Compensation rates in California do not need to be changed mid-year. The Workers' Compensation Insurance Ratings Bureau is set to meet next in August to discuss rates for 2009. Rates are evaluated twice a year and findings are submitted to the state's Insurance Commissioner. Mid-year filings usually are "limited to instances of major changes in...
A Carmichael man is being charged with workers' compensation fraud after collecting over $150,000 from the state of California. He was a worker at the Preston Youth Correctional Facility and claims he was assaulted by an inmate there. He claims his injuries were so severe he could not work. The following day, Bourdaniotis allegedly took and passed the Department of Real Estate's salesperson...
The University of Missouri-Kansas City's pockets are a little lighter after they settled a one million dollar lawsuit that was filed due to sexual harassment of two of their professors. In the complaint that was filed two women, Linda Garavalia and Megan Pinkston-Camp, claim that the university did absolutely nothing after getting complaints about the sexual misconduct. The accused professors...
Judge W. Fred. Axley, 70 was originally elected in 1982 as a Criminal Court judge in Shelby County, Florida. Of late, he was permanently barred from a Florida resort due to a sexual harassment complaint made by one of the resort's female employees. Since that time, he has announced his retirement, while stating that the sexual harassment complaint had nothing to do with his decision to retire....
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