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VIAW Newswire 11.12.12

Posted on 21 November 2012 by admin

Legal Drugs, Deadly Outcomes

Prescription overdoses kill more people than heroin and cocaine.

An L.A. Times review of coroner’s records finds that drugs prescribed by

a small number of doctors caused or contributed to a disproportionate

number of deaths.

California Permanent Total Disability (100%) Application for the iPhone & Android

Santa Ana, CA, October 24, 2012 – (–As more cases are entering the rating phase that are potentially entitled to the C.O.L.A. adjustment, California Workers’ Compensation claims professionals, attorneys and their support staff are spending ever increasing amounts of time estimating the potential value of P.T.D. benefits.

California Workers’ Compensation Statute Held Not To Support a Common Law Tort Claim

California Labor Code section 132a, the anti-retaliation provision of the state workers’ compensation statute, has commonly been used to support a tort claim for wrongful termination in violation of public policy.

Ventura County Worker Killed in Hole-digging Machine

SANTA PAULA, Calif.—A Ventura County field worker has been killed after being pulled into a machine that digs post holes.

Two Officials at Kentucky Mine Where Worker Killed Face Prison for Safety Violations

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Plea agreements say two supervisors at an eastern Kentucky mine where a coal miner was killed last year knowingly violated federal safety laws.

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