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Langham: Wondering Whether to Object? 03/16/2017
By: David Langham
State: NA | Segment: Top | 726 | 0 | Popular with Array
Do parties in litigation have a right to speak their piece? ...Read More
 
 
Lynch: Who Knew? Medical Marijuana Works (at Least for Chronic Pain) 03/13/2017
By: Tom Lynch
State: NA | Segment: Top | 1048 | 0
Dr. Dean Hashimoto is a highly respected researcher and teacher, practicing at Massachusetts’ Partners Health Care (think Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital) and teaching at Boston College Law School. At WCRI’s Annual Conference March 2, his topic was "Medical Mariju...Read More
 
 

Langham: Compelling Florida Fee Petitions 03/10/2017
By: David Langham
State: FL | Segment: Top | 1074 | 0
The Florida First District Court of Appeal in September 2016 rendered Law Offices of William Souza v. Truly Nolan. It is an interesting analysis that has answered a few questions, but perh...Read More
 
 
Langham: Another 2017 Legislative Discussion 03/03/2017
By: David Langham
State: FL | Segment: Top | 1383 | 0
It is Thursday, March 2, and the Florida regular legislative session begins next Tuesday, March 7. It will run no later than May 5, 2017. The Florida Constitution limits regular sessions of the Legisl...Read More
 
 

Langham: Challenges in Policing Appearance 02/28/2017
By: David Langham
State: FL | Segment: Top | 811 | 0
Last fall, I ran across an article about banning flip-flops and exposed belly buttons for Kentucky employees. This described a broad policy for all Kentucky state employees, and a more specific set of guidelines for the Kentucky Labor Cabinet. It struck me as interesting because of vari...Read More
 
 

Luna: The Problem With Treatment Guidelines and Drug Formularies 02/27/2017
By: Carlos Luna
State: NA | Segment: Top | 1039 | 0
Participating in legislative discussions across the country on the efficacy of adopting evidence-based medicine (EBM) treatment guidelines and drug formularies has given me a front row seat into an area of significant concern.  ...Read More
 
 

Langham: An Act Relating to Workers' Compensation 02/15/2017
By: David Langham
State: FL | Segment: Top | 1077 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 13 min read
Valentine's Day 2017 brought a news release from Associated Industries of Florida (AIF). ...Read More
 
 

Langham: A Very Brief Case Worthy of Study 02/08/2017
By: David Langham
State: FL | Segment: Top | 887 | 0
On June 9, 2016, the Florida Supreme Court decided Westphal v. City of St. Petersburg, 194 So.3d 311 (2016). By this time, that is likely "old news" to most who read this blog. ...Read More
 
 
Lynch: Workers' Compensation Psychosocial Issues: A Big, Fat, Costly Problem 02/02/2017
By: Tom Lynch
State: NA | Segment: Top | 1178 | 0
Workers’ compensation claims adjusters are busier than the Ed Sullivan Plate Spinner. Running around with one or two hundred lost time claims would make anyone dizzy, but at the recent National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference (NWCDC) in New Orleans, pres...Read More
 
 

Langham: Police Officers, Course and Scope 01/27/2017
By: David Langham
State: NA | Segment: Top | 2175 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A recent case from Texas is an interesting illustration of workers' compensation compensability, particularly as it relates to police officers.  ...Read More
 
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