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Workers' Compensation News


Langham: Defining 'Progress' 12/21/2016
State: NA | Segment: Top | 810 | 0 | Popular with Legal
How do we define progress?  Perhaps that is one of the most vexing questions regarding the concept of worker's compensation and the debates about its future. ...Read More
Langham: Legislative Seismic Shift in Florida? 12/13/2016
State: FL | Segment: Top | 789 | 0
Florida was late to the party, adopting workers' compensation 81 years ago, in 1935 (several states have already celebrated centennials). ...Read More

Langham: When Will Electronic Billing Come to Florida? 11/30/2016
State: FL | Segment: Top | 1328 | 0
This fall, New Jersey joined the modern world of medical services, with a law requiring electronic medical billing. In the electronic age of smartphones, the internet, email and more, paper bills and envelopes remain the predominant business practice for medical billing. It is a topic t...Read More

Luna: Return to Work: Work Comp's Unsung Hero 11/18/2016
State: NA | Segment: Top | 931 | 0
Today’s workers’ compensation regulatory landscape is populated by requests to standardize the use of prescription drug monitoring technology, evidence-based medicine treatment guidelines, drug formularies and other modern approaches to occupational medicine.  ...Read More

Langham: Observations on Professionalism 11/10/2016
By: David Langham
State: NA | Segment: Top | 588 | 0
Years ago, I was doing some research for a presentation I agreed to deliver. My process involved reading some depositions filed in various cases. That presentation focused on medicine, so I gravitated toward medical depositions selected from random cases. I noticed various methodologies lawy...Read More

Langham: Two Emails I Recently Received 10/18/2016
State: FL | Segment: Top | 322 | 0 | Popular with Legal
I recently received some interesting emails. They were both critical of workers' compensation.  ...Read More

Luna: Fending off the Feds 10/13/2016
State: NA | Segment: Top | 573 | 0
The Department of Labor’s report on workers’ compensation "Does the Workers’ Compensation System Fulfill Its Obligations to Injured Workers?" i...Read More

Langham: Reviewing Procedures and Rules 10/05/2016
State: NA | Segment: Top | 205 | 0
I have been reviewing various pleadings around the state recently. I have seen some curious items worthy of discussion. Perhaps someone out there can explain them to me. I initially tended to believe that these were odd and exceptional errors, but the frequency suggests that they are not singular...Read More

Langham: Mediations, Motions and Orders to Show Cause 09/29/2016
State: NA | Segment: Top | 601 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
An interesting conflict can arise with private mediation. As the volume of petitions increases, the availability of state mediators will become increasingly scarce. The state mediators all have discretion in scheduling their calendars. The 28 mediator calendars will become more congested with ...Read More

Langham: Experts and Fakers 09/21/2016
State: NA | Segment: Top | 172 | 0
A recent blog post caught my attention, titled "There's an easy way to tell if you're talking to an expert or a faker." The wo...Read More
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