At a recent ALJ training conference, Kentucky DWC Commissioner Dwight Lovan announced a prohibition against ALJs socially networking (i.e. Facebook) with attorneys who practice workers compensation law in the state. Workers' compensation [...]
The Kentucky Workers' Compensation Nominating Commission has recommended Franklin A. Stivers, David A. Barber, and James R. Martin for appointment to the Kentucky Worker's Compensation Board (WCB). Stivers presently holds the position [...]
A recent Lexington-Herald Leader editorial criticized two Kentucky non-profit organizations for their lavish spending. KESA, one of the non-profits identified, is a Kentucky workers' compensation insurance company criticized for spending approximately $80,000 [...]
The Louisville DWC Hearing office has been closed for the day after the building was evacuated due to a chemical odor which made several people ill. Click here for Fox 41's coverage.
Forbes.com just released its list of the most medicated sates with Kentucky being ranked the fourth most medicated with 16.5 prescriptions per capita. First, second and third places went to West-Virginia, [...]
The Kentucky Department of Workers' Claims has released the Workers' Compensation Benefits Schedule for 2011. The maximum weekly indemnity benefit for calendar year 2011 will be $721.97, and the minimum [...]
The Kentucky Department of Workers’ Claims announces that the Kentucky DWC tables and documentation have been approved by the IAIABC for publishing for Claims Release 3.0. They can be found on [...]
The Workers' Compensation Nominating Commission is now accepting applications for one (1) position for Workers' Compensation Board Member. The board position term will run January 4, 2011 through January 3, [...]