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Grinberg: IC Defense Fails for Deceased Truck Driver Claim 08/24/2017
By: Gregory Grinberg
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1204 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Reform after reform, legislative session after legislative session, trial after trial, the workers’ compensation community has the same issue come up over and over again: employee versus independent contractor. And, to date, the ...Read More
 
 

Gelman: The Facts Don't Change Because You Try a Case 08/14/2017
By: Jon Gelman
State: NA | Segment: Top | 1028 | 0
In my early days in the practice of law, when I was eager to try every case, my dad, a lawyer, used to remind me that, "The facts don't change because you try a case." ...Read More
 
 

Goldstein: What You Need to Know About Full and Final Settlements 08/07/2017
By: Jean S. Goldstein
State: AZ | Segment: Top | 1316 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Historically, workers’ compensation claims in Arizona have been subject to a number of limitations. If additional medical treatment was needed, a claimant could reopen a claim at any time, despite the finality and resolution of the claim.  ...Read More
 
 

Gelman: Termination and the Lingering Cloud Over Disabled Workers 08/02/2017
By: Jon Gelman
State: NJ | Segment: Top | 1127 | 0
Injured workers are in constant fear of losing their jobs as a result of absenteeism caused by injuries incurred at work. ...Read More
 
 

Gavin: Which Arm of the Trial Would You Pick? 07/14/2017
By: Michael Gavin
State: NA | Segment: Top | 1094 | 0
For years, critics of opioid guidelines have argued that the absence of evidence on long-term efficacy of opioids wasn't a sufficient reason to declare such use "medically unnecessary." ...Read More
 
 
Grinberg: Yoga Said to Be as Effective as PT vs. Back Pain 06/29/2017
By: Gregory Grinberg
State: NA | Segment: Top | 1105 | 0
Back in the ol’ law school days, your humble blogger heard the claim that yoga should be barred from public schools on the grounds that it was a form of Hindu worship, and the separation of church and state would mandate a separation of yoga and public school. Whatever the merits of...Read More
 
 

Goldstein: UR/IMR Process Still Good on Its Face 06/23/2017
By: Jean S. Goldstein
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1607 | 0 | Popular with Empty
The California Supreme Court has determined that it will not review a case involving an i...Read More
 
 
Grinberg: Some Body Parts Do Not Preclude Other Body Parts 04/18/2017
By: Gregory Grinberg
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1066 | 0
Today I bring you an unpublished decision from the California Court of Appeal, Iniguez v WCAB/Blue Rose Concrete Contractors. Remember, dear readers, that citing an unpublished case in California results in a public flogging, and then the justices dance around you in a circle chantin...Read More
 
 

Gavin: Demanding Better Psychotherapy 04/13/2017
By: Michael Gavin
State: NA | Segment: Top | 1073 | 0
Psychotherapy is undergoing a veritable revolution. And if you're not paying attention, you could miss opportunities to change attitudes, spend less and save lives.  ...Read More
 
 

Gavin: U.S. System Lags in Back Pain Treatment 03/29/2017
By: Michael Gavin
State: NA | Segment: Top | 1112 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The U.S. health care system is, in a word, dysfunctional. We know this. Many of us have experienced it firsthand. We spend a lot and have relatively little show for it. Click here...Read More
 
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