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Langham: Picking Doctors 08/30/2017
By: David Langham
State: FL | Segment: Top | 495 | 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
 
 

O'Gorman: PTSD Claim Fails Due to Treatment Delay 08/29/2017
By: Timothy O'Gorman
State: IL | Segment: Top | 525 | 0
In RPRD Dykman Inc. v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, the claimant was an over-the-road truck driver who witnessed a horrific accident en route to making a delivery. ...Read More
 
 

Paduda: There's No BIG Problem in WC Pharmacy — and That's Scary 08/28/2017
By: Joe Paduda
State: NA | Segment: Top | 525 | 0 | Popular with Vendor
In the 14 years I’ve been surveying work comp payers on their views on pharmacy, I’ve never seen so little consensus among respondents on emerging issues. ...Read More
 
 

Young: To Be? No, Not to Be 08/25/2017
By: Julius Young
State: CA | Segment: Top | 782 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A bill to reform the $120 million Return to Work Fund is dead for this year. ...Read More
 
 
Grinberg: IC Defense Fails for Deceased Truck Driver Claim 08/24/2017
By: Gregory Grinberg
State: CA | Segment: Top | 564 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Reform after reform, legislative session after legislative session, trial after trial, the workers’ compensation community has the same issue come up over and over again: employee versus independent contractor. And, to date, the ...Read More
 
 

Wickert: The 'Domtar Paper' Chase Continues 08/23/2017
By: Gary L. Wickert
State: PA | Segment: Top | 668 | 0 | Popular with Legal
It seems that there are no lengths parties won’t go to in order to destroy what they perceive as the evil known as “subrogation.” ...Read More
 
 

Luna: Removing Friction From California's Workers' Compensation System 08/22/2017
By: Carlos Luna
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1197 | 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 | 641 | 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
 
 

Young: WCIRB Releases 2017 State of the System Report 08/18/2017
By: Julius Young
State: CA | Segment: Top | 850 | 0
The Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau has now issued its 2017 report on the state of the California workers’ comp system. ...Read More
 
 

Paduda: Health Care Reform Implications for Workers' Comp, Part 1 08/17/2017
By: Joe Paduda
State: NA | Segment: Top | 428 | 0
With Congressional efforts to repeal/replace/revise the Affordable Care Act behind us for now, it’s time to consider what all this means for workers’ comp. ...Read More
 
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