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Langham: A Comp Laude Overview, Community and Commitment 07/13/2018
Source: David Langham
State: NA | Segment: Top | 76 | 0
The Comp Laude awards have become a part of the American workers' compensation landscape. ...Read More
 
 

Luna: The Crux of the Opioid Epidemic 06/29/2018
Source: Carlos Luna
State: NA | Segment: Top | 635 | 0
As the country works through finding medically responsible solutions to eradicate the opioid epidemic, a blame game has ensued and is making the crux of the issue cloudy. The opioid crisis is the result of unchecked, inappropriate prescribing habits. ...Read More
 
 

Luna: It's About Time Feds Focus on States' Success in War on Opioids 05/22/2018
By: Carlos Luna
State: NA | Segment: Top | 540 | 0
The House of Representatives has held numerous information-gathering meetings in D.C. The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, hosted a recent event on May 8. ...Read More
 
 

Luna: Beyond Pennsylvania Politics 05/15/2018
By: Carlos Luna
State: PA | Segment: Top | 476 | 0
Pennsylvania, ranked second in average MEA per claim with opioids, according to Workers Compensation Research Institute’s Interstate Variations in Use of Opioids, Fourth&n...Read More
 
 

Langham: Injury and Sufficiency Debates 05/11/2018
Source: David Langham
State: FL | Segment: Top | 220 | 0
A recent news story reminded me of heart attack cases in Florida. I recall trying to explain Florida heart attack law to many ...Read More
 
 

Luna: Workers' Comp Needs Quality Measures for Clinical Practice Guidelines 04/27/2018
By: Carlos Luna
State: NA | Segment: Top | 573 | 0
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has announced it will no longer fund its National Guideline Clearinghouse. ...Read More
 
 
Lynch: This Can't Go On Forever, Right? 05/07/2018
Source: Tom Lynch
State: NA | Segment: Top | 133 | 0
"The ratio of wages to the cost of living is what the economist calls real wages; the desirability of having real wages as high as possible, consistent with high employment, is a social objective. Rises in real wages do for the most part come about in fact as a consequence of rises in pr...Read More
 
 

Langham: A Fairly Common Misclassification in Arkansas 04/18/2018
By: David Langham
State: AR | Segment: Top | 282 | 0
The Arkansas Court of Appeals rendered an interesting decision on March 7. The opinion caught my attention because of recent discussion about independent contractors and misclassification of workers. In ...Read More
 
 

Langham: The Gig Economy Post Redux 04/09/2018
Source: David Langham
State: NA | Segment: Top | 194 | 0
This blog recently focused on the "gig economy" in The Gig Economy: Can it Be Socialized? That post focuses in part on a New York innovation, a fund for drivers engaged i...Read More
 
 

Luna: Are More Americans Suicidal Because of Opioids? 03/26/2018
Source: Carlos Luna
State: NA | Segment: Top | 284 | 0
It is becoming more apparent that pain medications may be dangerous for more than one reason. ...Read More
 
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