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Lawsuit Filed Alleging Asbestos Exposed Chemical Worker Suffered Fatal Mesothelioma

Asbestos Litigation

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 A lawsuit was filed alleging that a former chemical operator at Hoffman-LaRoche in Nutley, New Jersey, was exposed to asbestos fiber and died of mesothelioma. A lawsuit was filed alleging that a former chemical operator at Hoffman-LaRoche in Nutley, New Jersey was exposed to asbestos fiber and died of mesothelioma. 

NIOSH Alerts Home Healthcare Workers About Latex Allergies

Workers Compensation

Jon 8694

NIOSH (The National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety) has published a booklet to educate Home Healthcare Workers about preventing latex allergies. Latex products are made from natural rubber, and sensitivity can develop after repeated exposure. Limiting exposure to latex can help prevent allergic reactions for both home healthcare workers and their clients.

Preventing Joint Replacement Surgery in Workers' Compensation Claims

Workers' Compensation

Jon 6498

Joint replacement claims are becoming more frequent in workers’ compensation, and proving compensability remains challenging.

Joint replacement claims are becoming more frequent in workers’ compensation and proving compensability remains challenging. As the aging working population has expanded so has been the need for workers’ compensation to pay for the cost of replacing aging joints.

The Urgent Need for Workers Compensation Pandemic Planning

Lessons Not Learned From the 2009 Influenza Pandemic

Jon 6493

The 2009 influenza pandemic has created a new framework of acts and regulations to respond to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) phase 6 pandemic alert. Governmentally imposed employment disruptions resulting from regulatory work disruptions to prevent the spread of disease maybe massive.

While workers’ compensation was envisioned as a summary and remedial social insurance program, the challenges facing the workers’ compensation system to deliver benefits as promised may be seriously burdened.

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