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Grinberg: Yoga Said to Be as Effective as PT vs. Back Pain 06/29/2017
By: Gregory Grinberg
State: NA | Segment: Top | 526 | 0
Back in the ol’ law school days, your humble blogger heard the claim that yoga should be barred from public schools on the grounds that it was a form of Hindu worship, and the separation of church and state would mandate a separation of yoga and public school. Whatever the merits of...Read More
 
 

Biery: A Brave New World or Return to Sanity? 06/28/2017
By: Shawn Biery
State: IL | Segment: Top | 566 | 0
We have seen multitudes of cases in which temporary total disability is being paid even after termination for cause based upon the holding that indicated generally that the Appellate Court would not consider the actual details of the cause. ...Read More
 
 

Langham: Waiver and Estoppel 06/27/2017
By: David Langham
State: FL | Segment: Top | 638 | 0
Human beings may alter behavior based upon legislative and regulatory consequences. Certainly, the legislative enactment of a fine for speeding may result in slowing vehicles on roads, an intended consequence. But there may be other instances in which legislative construction may similarly p...Read More
 
 

Sams: Inaction by Lawmakers Not Always a Partisan Divide 06/26/2017
By: Jim Sams (Senior Editor)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 543 | 0
Single-party rule clearly is no guarantee that government will find solutions to the problems at hand.  ...Read More
 
 

Goldstein: UR/IMR Process Still Good on Its Face 06/23/2017
By: Jean S. Goldstein
State: CA | Segment: Top | 999 | 0 | Popular with Empty
The California Supreme Court has determined that it will not review a case involving an i...Read More
 
 
Teague Campbell: Change to Framework in Supreme Court's Landmark Wilkes Decision 06/22/2017
By: Teague Campbell
State: NC | Segment: Top | 596 | 0
In addition to creating a medical presumption for accepted claims, the North Carolina Supreme Court’s decision in Wilkes v. City of Greenville has significantly altered the lan...Read More
 
 

Paduda: Concentra's Telemedicine Move, Part 2 06/21/2017
By: Joe Paduda
State: NA | Segment: Top | 768 | 0
On Friday, Managed Care Matters' Joe Paduda published Part 1 of his conver...Read More
 
 

Keefe: Can the General Assembly Reach a Capitol Compromise? 06/20/2017
By: Eugene Keefe
State: IL | Segment: Top | 713 | 0
We are advised that several folks in Spring-Nuts, I mean Springfield, came to the realization that our state government’s lack of a budget for the last several years was causing irrevocable financial damage with threats to continued government viability. If the dysfunction continued, one co...Read More
 
 

Fruin: Death of the Second Injury Fund? 06/19/2017
Source: Shawna Fruin
State: WA | Segment: Top | 440 | 0
Historically, a pension with Washington's Second Injury Fund relief was a desirable outcome for both Washington injured workers and employers, allowing workers to obtain the pension that they desired, but reducing employer liability to only permanent partial disability — assuming t...Read More
 
 

Paduda: Concentra's Major Move Into Telemedicine 06/16/2017
By: Joe Paduda
State: NA | Segment: Top | 1066 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The largest occupational medicine company in the nation is jumping into tel...Read More
 
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