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Paduda: An Anesthesiologist on Opioid Addiction and Treatment 02/08/2018
By: Joe Paduda
State: NA | Segment: Top | 260 | 0
Some doctors are changing the way they talk about and address pain, offering hope that fewer opioid addicts will be created. ...Read More
 
 

Young: Those Magic Words 02/07/2018
By: Julius Young
State: CA | Segment: Top | 296 | 0
The term “sudden and extraordinary” might sound like a term suited to describe one of Steph Curry’s game winning 3-pointers or a clutch pass from Tom Brady clinching a comeback win. ...Read More
 
 
Grinberg: COA: Keeping Identity of IMR Reviewers Secret Is Constitutional 02/06/2018
By: Gregory Grinberg
State: CA | Segment: Top | 222 | 0
Are you ready for a post on independent medical review? This is a good one, because the Court of Appeal has, once again, upheld the IMR process as constitutional. Not only that, the case of ...Read More
 
 

Wickert: Texas Supreme Court Denies Appeal in Waiver of Subrogation Case 02/05/2018
By: Gary L. Wickert
State: TX | Segment: Top | 244 | 0
On Jan. 26, the Texas Supreme Court refused to review the July 14, 2016, decision by the Texas Court of Appeals in Ins. Co. of the State of Pennsylvania v. Roberts. Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer S.C. had filed an amicus brief on behalf the National Association of Subrogation Pro...Read More
 
 

Gelman: Governor Signs Executive Order Mandating Review of Medical Marijuana Policy 02/02/2018
By: Jon L. Gelman
State: NJ | Segment: Top | 298 | 0
Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on Jan. 25 directing the New Jersey Department of Health and the Board of Medical Examiners to review the state’s medical marijuana program. The goal of the re...Read More
 
 

Biery: Workers' Compensation Rates Jump Again 02/01/2018
By: Shawn R. Biery
State: IL | Segment: Top | 357 | 0 | Popular with Vendor | 6 min read
There continues to be an upward spiral of workers' compensation rates in Illinois. Please don’t shoot the messenger for telling you how to get them right. ...Read More
 
 

Langham: Discovery Sanctions 01/31/2018
By: David Langham
State: FL | Segment: Top | 277 | 0
It has been a few years since I took the bench in Pensacola, more than 16, to be precise. A great deal has changed in Florida workers' compensation over that period. And, perhaps there are things that recur. Through intent or inadvertence, possibly the same disputes and conflicts arise r...Read More
 
 

Kamin: The Jack of All Trades 01/30/2018
By: John P. Kamin
State: CA | Segment: Top | 372 | 0
What do a landscaper, licensed vocational nurse and a grocery store clerk all have in common? All three are at elevated risks for slips and falls, no matter how diligent or careful they are. There are many unique parallels.  ...Read More
 
 

Langham: Tennessee Exposure Lesson 01/29/2018
By: David Langham
State: NA | Segment: Top | 289 | 0
A recent Tennessee Supreme Court case affirmed death benefits awarded to a widow. Holbert v. JBM Inc. is interesting as an illustration of occupational exposure. It is also an interesting illustrati...Read More
 
 

Paduda: Concentra's Approach to Telemedicine 01/26/2018
By: Joe Paduda
State: NA | Segment: Top | 562 | 0
Today we’re continuing to dig into what individual companies are doing in telemedicine. ...Read More
 
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