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Langham: Mediation Success and Adding Capacity 11/22/2017
By: David Langham
State: FL | Segment: Top | 304 | 0
Mediation in workers' compensation is an area in which Florida was the pioneer. ...Read More
 
 

Keefe: The Biggest Claims Mistake Adjusters Make 11/21/2017
By: Eugene Keefe
State: IL | Segment: Top | 184 | 0
We see it over and over and over again. When it happens, we try to smile and provide simple logic and common sense. We are not sure how it started, but however this concept began, we recommend putting it on the garbage pile of bad ideas that won’t work out. ...Read More
 
 

Young: QME Online Training 11/20/2017
By: Julius Young
State: CA | Segment: Top | 221 | 0
The Division of Worker's Compensation has now unveiled an online qualified medical evaluator training module. ...Read More
 
 

Langham: Staffing, Compensation and Opt Out 11/17/2017
By: David Langham
State: NA | Segment: Top | 453 | 0
People are talking about workers' compensation, perhaps more today than ever. This is the third in an 11-post series that attempts to overview various perspectives heard from system observers and participants. The point is that discussion is good, and if this series generates debate and ...Read More
 
 
Grinberg: Fraud Conviction Does Not Bar WC Benefits 11/16/2017
By: Gregory Grinberg
State: CA | Segment: Top | 246 | 0
You know, there is this wonderful movie that is not very well known. It’s called "Johnny Dangerously," and therein lies a wonderful quote by the titular character: “Remember, kid, crime doesn’t pay … well, [as Dangerously climbs into his ill-gotten limousin...Read More
 
 

Klein: The Highest Possible Value 11/15/2017
By: Carolyn Ettelson Klein
State: IL | Segment: Top | 155 | 0
When Illinois courts review firefighter pension claims, they usually pick the highest possible value. ...Read More
 
 

Pew: Making Big Opioid Pharma Pay 11/14/2017
By: Mark Pew
State: NA | Segment: Top | 211 | 0
As discussed in "Big Opioid Pharma = Big Tobacco?" there are attempts from around the country to hold Big Opioid Pharma (BOP) accountable for its part in the #opioid epidemi...Read More
 
 

Gelman: DOL Says Workplace Injuries Continue Downward Trend 11/13/2017
By: Jon. L. Gelman
State: NA | Segment: Top | 436 | 0
The Department of Labor said Thursday that were approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers in 2016, which occurred at a rate of 2.9 cases per 100 fu...Read More
 
 

Young: Uncommon Agreement 11/10/2017
By: Julius Young
State: CA | Segment: Top | 405 | 0 | Popular with Legal
How can a worker access medical treatment where the workers’ comp claim is denied? ...Read More
 
 

Langham: Reweighing Evidence and Appellate Review 11/09/2017
By: David Langham
State: FL | Segment: Top | 179 | 0
Courts hear cases and issue decisions. In appellate parlance, the review may come by appeal or by writ, recently featured in Writ Protection as Opposed to Appeal. ...Read More
 
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