Latest News for: Compensation claims


Roseburg rental company sued for alleged workers' comp violations

The Roseburg News-Review 26 Oct 2021
A former employee of a Roseburg equipment rental business has filed a complaint against the company after he said his bosses wrote him up and then fired him because he filed a workers' compensation claim against their wishes ... After a few weeks without improvement, Aliff sought the care of a physician and filed a workers' compensation claim.

If I catch COVID-19 at work what are my rights? A law expert explains

Beijing News 26 Oct 2021
This means the onus is on an employer to prove a worker caught the disease outside of work if they want to oppose the compensation claim ... to claim workers compensation ... This compares with several thousand COVID-related workers' compensation claims - more than 1,800 in NSW alone.

SC: Dependent mother-in-law can get payout for man’s death

The Times of India 26 Oct 2021
Holding that Motor Vehicles (MV) Act should be given a wider interpretation and all dependents of a deceased be allowed to claim compensation, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a dependent mother-in-law is also entitled to claim in case of death of her son-in-law.

Lion terror

The Voice Botswana 26 Oct 2021
Officers would usually conclude that our cattle were killed by hyenas which means we do not receive any compensation,” he said ... Our officers have to be thorough as we also have farmers who would want to claim compensation even when they lost animals to hyenas,” said Gadimang.

UAE: Woman sues ex-fiancé for Dh100,000 over pet dog

Khaleej Times 26 Oct 2021
An Abu Dhabi woman has lost a Dh100,000 lawsuit against her ex-fianc�, in which she sought compensation for moral damages she had suffered when the man refused to return her dog ... She claimed she had adopted the dog, "La Prada", from an animal care centre.

Paedophile Barry Bennell 'quite clearly' had a Manchester City role and 'everyone knew him', a ...

The Daily Mail 26 Oct 2021
... over a compensation scheme they set up which he did not take part in ... All are claiming damages for the effects of the abuse, and six are seeking compensation for loss of earnings, saying that Bennell’s behaviour towards them robbed them of a chance to make a career in the game.

Ryanair ‘sorry’ for refusing refugee leave to board flight

The Irish Times 26 Oct 2021
Ryanair has apologised after refusing to allow a Venezuelan man board a flight in Dublin for Madrid, mistakenly claiming he needed a visa to enter Spain ... As he was “incorrectly denied boarding”, the airline also offered €250 in compensation which it said was due under EU Regulation 261/2004.

Victims of building collapses grappling with trauma, debtOn the one hand, they have lost almost ...

Deccan Herald 26 Oct 2021
If a branded property crashes, the developer will at least pay compensation to save their image,” Ankush says ... The local MLA paid Rs 1 lakh and Rs 15,000 by way of compensation to families affected directly and indirectly ... How much compensation can one claim? “You can cite a ballpark figure and back it up with evidence adequately,” he says.

E-scooter company suing City of Kelowna after business licence revoked

Info News 26 Oct 2021
... complaints and issues similar to those cited by Kelowna regarding the (company’s) operations,” the company claims ... The company claims it is entitled to "compensation for all loss and damage flowing from its reasonable reliance on the misrepresentations.”.

Brazil to hasten end to illegal deforestation, vice-president says

Straits Times 26 Oct 2021
He added that there should be negotiations to pay Brazil some form of compensation for preserving the Amazon rainforest. Mr Mourao disputed claims regarding illegal mining on indigenous lands, saying the number of illegal gold miners in the Amazon region is overestimated. He said the government calculates that number to be 4,000 ... More on this topic. �.

2 million Brits get a raise as minimum wage jumps to $13 an hour

Henry Herald 26 Oct 2021
Up to 2 million UK workers will be getting bigger paychecks starting in April following a hike to the minimum wage ... The increase to the National Living Wage is more than twice the current inflation rate of 3.1% ... Higher wages also won't fully compensate for government cuts to a benefit claimed by lower earners called Universal Credit ... The-CNN-Wire ... +12.

Wirecard and EY Germany: the anatomy of a flawed audit

The Irish Times 26 Oct 2021
The Wirecard administrator is also expected to take EY to court, even though, under German law, the hurdles for a client or administrator to claim damages from an auditor are high, and any compensation is capped at €4 million ... The cases are expected to claim that EY was aware that its Wirecard audit violated its professional duties.

12 Myrtle Beach-area employees plead guilty in one of SC's largest tax fraud cases

The Post and Courier 26 Oct 2021
Business ... 26 ... News ... To make it appear that the workers had valid insurance on job sites, the check casher provided a bogus certificate of workers’ compensation insurance, the investigation found. The check casher and the employer agreed that the casher would claim to be a subcontractor of the employer, who provided the workers and provided insurance ... .

Washington Health Care Authority Selects Conduent to Advance MMIS Transformation with Modular ...

Omaha World-Herald 26 Oct 2021
Conduent’s solutions deliver exceptional outcomes for its clients, including $16 billion in savings from medical bill review of workers compensation claims, up to 40% efficiency increase in HR operations, up to 27% reduction in government benefits costs, up to 40% improvement in ...

Monsanto Roundup & Dicamba Trial Tracker

GlobalResearch 26 Oct 2021
Thousands of people have filed similar claims ... In the event of a “negative Supreme Court outcome,” Bayer said it would set up a claims’ administration program that will offer “pre-determined compensation values” to “eligible individuals” who used Roundup and developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma over the next 15 years.