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Workers Compensation

Law firm earns national laurel for worker's comp claims

A local law firm earned national recognition for helping injured employees get worker's compensation.

January 08, 2014 12:50 pm

Injured while going to work? Legislation aims to clarify who pays

SPRINGFIELD | Illinois lawmakers could debate a proposal this spring designed to clarify what happens if you are injured on your way to your job.

January 08, 2014 12:00 am

Self-insurance saves Portage schools cash

PORTAGE | Just about two years ago Portage Township Schools found itself in a bind.

February 02, 2013 5:55 pm

Study rates Indiana fifth best state for business

INDIANAPOLIS | The decision by Republican state lawmakers to enact a right-to-work law earlier this year has improved perceptions of Indiana's business climate.

August 23, 2012 7:00 pm

Portage Township Schools board rehires workman's comp company

PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools board members approved a contract with JWF Specialty Co. of Indianapolis to continue to act as the district's third-party administrator for its workman's compensation insurance.

July 31, 2012 9:00 pm

Schools hear improvements in workers' comp claims

PORTAGE | Ten months after switching to a self insurance plan for workers' compensation claims and initiating a safety committee to improve awareness and training, claims regarding workers hurt on the job have dropped dramatically.

June 14, 2012 7:15 pm

Court: Settlements bar claims against ArcelorMittal

INDIANAPOLIS | The widow of a former ArcelorMittal employee cannot seek worker's compensation damages from the steelmaker after settling civil asbestos claims against third parties and not notifying the company, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.

December 15, 2010 12:00 am
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