Alabama Workers' Comp Blawg

  • 23
  • Aug
  • 2019

Alabama Workers’ Compensation Celebrating its Centennial Anniversary

  Today marks 100 years since Governor Thomas Kilby signed bill 26-1 into law thereby creating what is now known as the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act. Back then, it was kn…

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  • 22
  • Oct
  • 2018

Alabama Bar Association Task Force Unanimously Agrees to Proposed Changes to Workers’ Compensation Act

In May of 2017, we reported that an Alabama Circuit Court Judge issued an Order declaring the entire Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act unconstitutional.  In June of 2017, we r…

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  • 07
  • Mar
  • 2017

OSHA’s New Reporting and Anti-Retaliation Rule Now in Effect

OSHA recently implemented its new "reporting and anti-retaliation rule", which went into effect January 1, 2017. Under the new rule, certain employers must now submit injury a…

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  • 26
  • Jul
  • 2013

Alabama Courts Consider Twilight Zone of Concurrent Jurisdiction

The Supreme Court of Alabama recently addressed preemption of the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act by the Federal Longshore and Harbors Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) in Ferna…

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