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VIAW Newswire 05.22.13

Posted on 05 September 2013 by admin

Start-up DaisyBill Wants to Fix Workers’ Comp
Workers’ compensation is supposed to be a simple form of insurance that gives people full medical coverage and compensation for job-related injuries and illnesses.


EDITORIAL: Restrict out of state workers’ comp claims
California employers should not have to pay to treat injured workers from other states. The Legislature should back a bill to stop out-of-state professional athletes from exploiting California’s workers’ compensation system. The state’s workers’ comp costs are high enough without payouts to people injured elsewhere.

San Francisco Drops Fight For Cellphone Radiation Warning Law
The San Francisco Chronicle reported the Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve a settlement promising that the city would agree to a permanent injunction against the ordinance, in exchange for the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association waiving their claims to attorney’s fees.

Seatbelt Research Aims to Increase Child Safety on the Road
Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death and injury among children. Kansas State University civil engineers are striving to increase child safety by studying a simple action: buckling up.

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