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The 2nd District Court of Appeal on Thursday ruled that an employer with a legal obligation to provide medical treatment to an injured worker is responsible for any disability arising directly from an unsuccessful medical intervention, without apportionment to any non-industrial causes for the un...Read More
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Pain catastrophizing — a condition in which a patient’s concerns about pain are exaggerated or overblown — has been associated with an array of negative outcomes, including opioid misuse and greater disability.
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Gov. John Bel Edwards on Monday signed three pieces of legislation aimed at curbing Louisiana’s opioid epidemic, even as efforts to establish a workers’ comp drug formulary fell short in this year’s legislative session.
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Eastern Alliance Insurance Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of ProAssurance Corp., announced on Thursday that it will purchase the renewal rights to Great Falls Insurance Co.’s book of workers’ compensation business.
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Employers Holdings Inc. named Scott R. Grinna vice president of enterprise program management.
Employers said Grinna brings more than 25 years of information technology experience to the new position, where he will oversee implementation of a new computer system.
Grinna will repor...Read More
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An Ohio appellate court this week ruled that the state Bureau of Workers’ Compensation can intervene in a worker’s intentional tort claim against his employer to assert its subrogation rights.