Workers’ Compensation & Employers’ Liability Article Archives
July, 2022 | By James S. Maloney
The West Virginia Office of the Insurance Commissioner has issued the new state average weekly wage for fiscal year 2023 (dates of loss: 7/1/22 – 6/30/23). For injuries occurring on or after July 1, 2022, the following maximum weekly workers’ compensation rates are effective in West Virginia: Temporary total, permanent total and vocational rehabilitation benefits:…
Todd E. Saucedo and Jillian M. Petrella published an article in The Legal Intelligencer discussing how stay-at-home orders during the pandemic have required courts to address injuries for America’s nonessential work force while they work from home.
June, 2021 | By James S. Maloney
The West Virginia Office of the Insurance Commissioner has recently issued the new State average weekly wage for fiscal year 2022.
West Virginia Establishes Intermediate Appellate Court; Eliminates WV Office of Judges in Workers’ Compensation Claims
April, 2021 | By James S. Maloney
For a number of years, the creation of an intermediate appellate court in West Virginia has been considered and debated. However, the most recent West Virginia legislative session finally resulted in the creation of an intermediate appellate court. The creation of the Court will have an impact on litigation in terms of workers’ compensation matters in the State.