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Workers' Compensation News


 

Langham: Proving Reasonable Fees in Florida 10/06/2017
By: David Langham
State: FL | Segment: Top | 982 | 0
An interesting, but brief, decision came from the Florida 1st District Court of Appeal in July. The court addressed attorney fees in Clancy Co. v. Smith. This is not a workers' co...Read More
 
 

Langham: Can We Make Ourselves Safe(er)? 09/28/2017
By: David Langham
State: NA | Segment: Top | 629 | 0
There will be disagreements. People are very different from one another. Despite our differences, we are drawn together through socialization, in communities that include towns, schools and workplaces. And, as people are brought together, they have disagreements. ...Read More
 
 

Langham: Social Media and Judges 09/22/2017
Source: David Langham
State: NA | Segment: Top | 4265 | 0
The ABA Journal recently reported that a Texas judge is subject to some s...Read More
 
 
Lynch: Automation Designed to Keep People Safe Can Produce Opposite Result 09/19/2017
By: Tom Lynch
State: NA | Segment: Top | 927 | 0
A ...Read More
 
 

Langham: Florida Makes a Legislative ADA Change 09/07/2017
By: David Langham
State: FL | Segment: Top | 926 | 0
The Florida Legislature revisited the Americans with Disabilities Act in 2017. ...Read More
 
 

Langham: Picking Doctors 08/30/2017
By: David Langham
State: FL | Segment: Top | 834 | 0
I ran into a lawyer recently at a Florida Worker's Compensation office. Our conversation turned to medical care within the Florida system. He described frustration, an issue of trust and a system where the employer's carrier selects virtually all of the physicians. ...Read More
 
 

Luna: Removing Friction From California's Workers' Compensation System 08/22/2017
By: Carlos Luna
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1546 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The California workers’ compensation system has been buzzing with activity since the passage of AB 1124 in 2015, requiring the administrative director of the Division of Workers’ Compensation to establish a drug formulary as part of the state’s Medical Treatment Utilization Sche...Read More
 
 

Langham: A Recent 'Real' Fraud Discussion 08/21/2017
By: David Langham
State: NA | Segment: Top | 1008 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Workers' compensation is a topic that evokes strong emotions sometimes. Back in June, Joe Paduda penned a short piece on fraud that generated a fair amount of discussion, titled The Real Fraud in Workers' ...Read More
 
 

Langham: Communication and Activation 08/16/2017
By: David Langham
State: NA | Segment: Top | 1149 | 0
Medical News Today (MNT) recently published "Did I understand you correctly, doc?", an expose of communication between patients and physicians. It is a worthy subject for the workers' compensation indu...Read More
 
 

Langham: Surgery Could Be b-b-b-b-b-Bad 08/11/2017
By: David Langham
State: NA | Segment: Top | 1527 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Texas story in 2017 documented a tragic situation in which Dr. Christopher Duntsch performed some surgeries. Several patients did not enjoy the outcomes they sought. Two were rendered wheelchair-bound and others died.  ...Read More
 
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