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NWCDN is a network of law firms dedicated to protecting employers in workers’ compensation claims.

NWCDN Members regularly post articles and summary judgements in workers’ compensations law in your state.  

Select a state from the dropdown menu below to scroll through the state specific archives for updates and opinions on various workers’ compensation laws in your state.

Contact information for NWCDN members is also located on the state specific links in the event you have additional questions or your company is seeking a workers’ compensation lawyer in your state.




On December 28, 2015, the Division announced that the interest and discount rate as of January 2,
2016 will be 4.19 %. The rate is effective as of January 1, 2016, and will remain in effect through
March 31, 2016. The rate was previously 3.96 %.
The Division is required to compute and publish the interest and discount rate quarterly, on January
1, April 1, July 1, and October 1. Prior to January 1, 1991, the rate was fixed at 4%. As of June 17,
2001, however, the Division is required to calculate the rate based on the treasury constant maturity
rate for one-year treasury bills.