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VIAW Newswire 11.14.12

Posted on 21 November 2012 by admin

U.S. Workers’ Compensation Rises 0.4%

Pay and benefits for U.S. workers saw modest growth from July through September, which suggests the unsteady labor market is holding back compensation.

Supreme Court to Hear Arguments in ERISA Equitable Reimbursement Claim

ERISA health reimbursement claims asserted in Workers’ Compensation claims may be subject to equitable relief depending on the upcoming decision in a case pending before the US Supreme Court. Oral argument is scheduled for Nov. 27, 2012.

Workers’ Compensation Is About Relationships

Prevention of accidents should be the first step in establishing a successful workers’ compensation system. If an employer were truly concerned about the health and safety of the employee there would be no need for workers’ compensation.

What Is a REDA Claim in Workers’ Compensation?

If your employer fires you after filing a workers’ compensation claim then you would likely have a REDA claim against them. So what exactly is a REDA claim?

Is the Structured Settlement Process in Need of Reform?

The financial debacle that has denied hundreds of former Executive Life of New York (ELNY) policyholders much of the income payments once promised them has shone a light on a corner of the industry little understood by many life insurance and financial service professionals: annuity-funded structured

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