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Oklahoma Firefighters Rally at State House to Protest Changes to Workers Comp

New Workers Comp Legislation in Oklahoma Hurts Firefighters On Monday, March 18th, firefighters from across the state of Oklahoma gathered at the state house in Oklahoma City to protest a new bill that makes huge changes to workers comp laws. Hundreds of firefighters, both paid and volunteer, gathered on the steps of the state house to protest … [Read more...]

Arizona Workers Comp Law Will Bar Pro Athletes from Filing Claims Out-of-State

Bill in the House Will Prevent Out-of-State Workers Comp Claims for Arizona Residents On Wednesday, March 6th, a bill updating Arizona’s workers comp laws, previously passed by the Arizona Senate, was approved by a House Committee. The new bill aims specifically to prevent professional athletes living in Arizona from filing workers comp claims … [Read more...]

South Carolina Man Dies in Workplace Accident

Anderson County Man Dies After Workplace Accident Causes Him to Fall Into Machine A worker has died after a workplace accident caused him to fall into a metal stamping machine at an Anderson County plant. The man – 62-year-old Kendall Collier – was working on the machine at 9 AM on Tuesday, January 22nd, at Stanco Metal Products, a factory in … [Read more...]

Workers’ Compensation for Two City of Sumter Employees?

Two City of Sumter employees may want to seek workers’ compensation after being pinned against a retaining wall causing the employees to suffer serious injuries. The Incident According to WIS, the incident occurred around 8:30 a.m. Thursday, September 6. The men were working at the city’s wastewater treatment facility off Highway 521. The vacuum … [Read more...]

Are Exotic Dancers Eligible for Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

A South Carolina Court of Appeals upheld the Workers' Compensation Commission’s decision to deny benefits to an exotic dancer injured in South Carolina. The Incident and Injuries According to the WIS, the exotic dancer received injuries resulting from gunfire after a fight broke out in a Two Notch Road strip club in 2008. The dancer, … [Read more...]

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