State of the States, September 18


Workers comp maximum weekly benefits

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers' compensation and pharmacy arena.

This week's legislative wrap-up contains updates including:

  • Beginning on October 1, 2020, injured workers in Texas will see an increase in their maximum weekly benefits.
  • In New Jersey, Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a workers' compensation presumption for essential workers who contract COVID-19.
  • With the Virginia legislature getting close to adjourning their special session, bills that are meant to provide workers' comp protections for essential workers seem to be dead in the water. 

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This edition also includes updates from Kentucky and Ohio.  

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