In a published opinion after a remand order from the Michigan Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals has ruled that under the Workers’ Disability Compensation Act (WDCA), an insurance carrier responsible for paying worker’s compensation (wage-loss benefits) for an employee’s initial disabling injury, may apportion its liability for wage-loss benefits with the insurance carrier covering the employee when he incurred a separate disabling injury, which was suffered by the employee during his performance of light-duty “reasonable employment” work as the result of the initial injury.
In response to American GIs returning from World War II with injuries, Iowa adopted a unique law referred to as the Second Injury Fund. T
his fund was set up for workers who suffer an injury on the job in Iowa, on top of a pre-existing injury that increases the extent of disability. Insurance companies throughout the state add money to the fund on an annual basis.
Many attorneys are unaware of Iowa’s Second Injury Fund.
The storm was unexpected and was severe. The roof was almost completed at the time. The 1st floor and the basement was completly flooded along with all there furnishings. I do not feel I am responsible for this act of God, but I really don’t know the legalities. Sine then we have completed the roof but I still have yet to get paid for the job, and the homeowner doesn’t answer my calls. I think he’s going to try to take legal action against me, but does he have the right?
In the health care bill there is a loophole for insurance companies to limit the amount of coverage they pay each year. That means if you get cancer, your treatment may be limited due to cost not medical need.
In the second stimulus bill there is 2.7 million dollars for learning how to do operations in space.
There is money going to study the male and female rolls in ants.
There is money going for a Woodstock Youth program that already has private sponsors.
Is this really what liberals think is a responsible way to govern?
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Credit card debt is really a menace and a lot of people are facing it around the globe. Credit card debt consolidation and bank loans are well known as ways of reducing and eliminating credit card debt. In all this confusion, credit card debt negotiation almost gets forgotten.
I was denied life insurance due to a false positive urine test. Initially my agent thought I could pay for a second test myself, but the underwriter refused. What can I do?
But my info in MIB will now contain a failed drug test and my premiums will be higher for any other underwriters.