- Feds: USPS worker takes disability, goes fishing Updated: Apr-18-14 8:43 pm
- Court expands legal rights for injured workers Updated: Apr-15-14 6:22 pm
- ND workers' comp agency sues over computer project Updated: Apr-15-14 1:37 pm
- Workers' comp benefits OK'd for wounded manager Updated: Apr-11-14 2:43 pm
- NY adopts measure to improve patient handling Updated: Apr-08-14 3:01 pm
- Miss. high court: Prisoner can get workers' comp Updated: Apr-04-14 1:16 pm
- Gov't says new rule to make power-plant work safer Updated: Apr-01-14 7:13 pm
- Woman sues Nebraska strip club over wages Updated: Mar-28-14 2:49 pm
- Man pleads guilty to making false disability claim Updated: Mar-26-14 8:59 pm
- Report: State workers face injuries on the job Updated: Mar-24-14 4:23 pm
- Backers drop legislation on workers' comp benefits Updated: Mar-24-14 1:28 pm
- Mass. nixes hike in worker's compensation rates Updated: Mar-21-14 6:09 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A former U.S. Postal Service employee in Anchorage was arraigned Friday on charges he accepted at least $334,000 in disability and worker's comp payments while he spent his summers fishing.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Supreme Court overturned 30 years of precedent with a ruling Tuesday that gives greater legal protections to injured workers who subsequently are fired from their jobs.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota's workers' compensation agency has sued a Chicago company over a failed $17 million computer system overhaul.
OMAHA, Nebraska - An Omaha clothing store manager shot up to nine times in revenge for reporting an earlier robbery is entitled to compensation for drug and alcohol rehab and treatment of post-traumatic stress syndrome, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled Friday.
ALBANY, New York - New York is directing health officials and hospitals to identify best practices for safely handling patients in an effort to reduce rough lifting and better protect staff from back injuries.
JACKSON, Mississippi - A former utility worker who lost his hands when he was shocked by power lines can receive workers' compensation, even though officials argued he tried to hurt himself to avoid a homicide investigation, the Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled.
WASHINGTON - The government is mandating new safety regulations that it says will help protect workers on electrical power plants and transmission lines.
OMAHA, Nebraska - A Wisconsin woman is suing the eastern Nebraska strip club where she works, saying the owner has not paid her or other dancers an hourly wage or overtime in the three years she has been there.
BALTIMORE - A former postal worker has pleaded guilty to falsely claiming he was disabled to get worker's compensation benefits.
BOSTON - About 3,000 state employees experienced job-related injuries from 2010 to 2012 serious enough to require time off, while four workers lost their lives.
PHOENIX - Business-backed legislation to prohibit workers from filing lawsuits alleging they were unfairly denied workers' compensation benefits for on-the-job injuries is going nowhere at the Arizona Legislature.
BOSTON - The state insurance commissioner has approved a settlement eliminating a proposed increase in workers' compensation insurance rates.