State: MD | Segment: SOUTH | 117 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 32 min read
When attorneys began coming into Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission courtrooms with flash drives, hoping to share a video saved on the device during a hearing, staff initially didn’t know what to tell them.
State: NA | Segment: Top | 893 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 11 min read
Competition is heating up among makers of spinal cord stimulators, as the devices, which are touted as an alternative to opioids for treating chronic pain, are becoming smaller and more sophisticated.
State: ME | Segment: NORTH | 90 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The MEMIC Group has promoted Ben Cavallaro to the position of production underwriter, a move intended to support growth within the Georgia market, the company said.
Cavallaro joined MEMIC in 2013 as a compensation associate in the claims department. He became an analyst in MEMIC’s u...Read More
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 184 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Whether spinal cord stimulators should be a compensable treatment for injured workers is a topic that the Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division’s Medical Advisory Committee will consider when it meets on Feb. 16.
State: MA | Segment: NORTH | 123 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Massachusetts group that develops the medical treatment guidelines used in the state’s workers’ compensation system will hold a meeting on a new draft of the Neck and Back Treatment Guidelines on Jan. 27.
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1380 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 48 min read
Michael D. Drobot will serve more than five years in federal prison and pay $500,000 in criminal fines for devising a scheme to pay at least $40 million in kickbacks to dozens of providers as part of a plot that federal prosecutors say generated $500 million in fraudulent bills.
State: WA | Segment: WEST | 151 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The owner of a Seattle construction company fined $51,500 for safety violations that led to the death of a worker was charged with manslaughter in the first felony case over a workplace fatality in Washington state, according to the Department of Labor and Industries.