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A Ticket to Work May Be A Ticket To Jail
 As the available workforce in the United States continues to decrease to historically low levels, disabled workers are being enticed to enter a ...
Iowa Court Liberalizes Latex Claims

In a landmark case, the Iowa Supreme Court decided that latex allergy/sensitivity claims are to be considered work related accidents rather than occupational diseases and that sensitized workers are entitled to receive workers' compensation benefits including those for loss of functional ability. The Court's decision to pinpoint the reaction to a specific event rather than to a long period of occupational exposure will make it easier, less complicated, and less costly for injured workers to claim benefits.  

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