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Paduda: Stone Point Buys Genex — Again 02/16/2018
By: Joe Paduda
State: NA | Segment: Top | 223 | 0
Case management/bill review/utilization review/independent medical exam company Genex has been re-purchased by Stone Point Capital. Stone Point sold the business to Apax in 2014. ...Read More
 
 

Young: Apportionment Based on Genetics 02/15/2018
By: Julius Young
State: CA | Segment: Top | 312 | 0
How significant will the concept of apportionment based on genetics become? ...Read More
 
 
Grinberg: Medical Exam Sufficient to Proceed to Trial 02/14/2018
By: Gregory Grinberg
State: CA | Segment: Top | 193 | 0
Awhile back, I asked questions (as I often do) about Labor Code section 4061(i): How does this work? Section 4061(i) provides, after all, that “no issue relating to a dispute over the existence or extent of permanent impairment and limitations resulting from the injur...Read More
 
 

Keefe: 7th Circuit Botches Traveling Employee Concept 02/13/2018
By: Eugene Keefe
State: IL | Segment: Top | 224 | 0
A plaintiff worked for Etihad Airways, a publicly owned airline owned and operated by the government of the United Arab Emirates. ...Read More
 
 
When it Stinks 02/12/2018
State: NA | Segment: Top | 172 | 0
The workplace can be a challenge. There is work to be done, deadlines to meet, and challenges to face. And, there are coworkers. Sometimes they assist with the tasks and sometimes they can add to the challenges. Over the years, the subject of perfume and cologne has become the subject of sarcasm ...Read More
 
 
Narrowing The Scope of Oregon Traveling Employee Coverage 02/09/2018
By: Kelsey Fleharty
State: OR | Segment: Top | 199 | 0
The recent Oregon Court of Appeals’ decision in Beaudry v. SAIF[1] represents a welcome departure from the broad coverage given in past court decisions to traveling employees engaged in personal activities. In Beaudry, the court upheld the Board’s determination that cla...Read More
 
 

Paduda: An Anesthesiologist on Opioid Addiction and Treatment 02/08/2018
By: Joe Paduda
State: NA | Segment: Top | 191 | 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 | 237 | 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 | 187 | 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 | 203 | 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
 
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