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Duff: COVID Culture Wars and Workers: Stuck in the Middle Again 11/23/2020
By: Michael C. Duff
State: NA | Segment: Top | 980 | 0
A frozen yogurt dealer in Durango, Colorado, offered customers discounts for not wearing masks. Someone in town thereafter apparently got upset and busted out the dealer’s front window. He, in response, apparently affixed a sign to his establishment: “I shoot to kill.”...Read More
 
 

Langham: A Half-Billion Dollars 11/20/2020
By: David Langham
State: FL | Segment: Top | 342 | 0
The 2019-20 Florida Office of Judges of Compensation Claims Annual Report is published. It documents that attorney fees in Florida workers' compensation increas...Read More
 
 

Grinberg: WCAB Provides Guidance on Transferring Injured Worker Into MPN 11/19/2020
By: Gregory Grinberg
State: CA | Segment: Top | 369 | 0
One might think a medical provider network is like a Facebook, only for physicians and such. But it’s not. It’s actually a method of medical control for defendants in workers’ compensation cases. ...Read More
 
 

Duff: The Proposition 22 Gig Hustle: Ask Not for Whom the Bell Tolls 11/18/2020
By: Michael C. Duff
State: CA | Segment: Top | 399 | 0
I have arrived at the point in my torts course when we discuss the distinction between “employees” and “independent contractors.” ...Read More
 
 

Duff: Supreme Court Upholds Governor's Emergency COVID Executive Actions 11/17/2020
By: Michael C. Duff
State: KY | Segment: Top | 294 | 0
A “brisk,” 92-page opinion is reducible for my purposes to two propositions. First, the executive generically has broa...Read More
 
 
Young: What We've Been Sayin' 11/16/2020
By: Julius Young
State: CA | Segment: Top | 413 | 0
Applicant attorneys have been sayin’ it for years… treatment delays often lead to higher workers’ comp costs. ...Read More
 
 

Moore: Advocacy Model vs. Workers' Comp Adjuster Goals 11/13/2020
By: James Moore
State: NA | Segment: Top | 385 | 0
I recently attended a webinar provided by the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference where some of the adjuster goals were compared to the expectations of claims management. ...Read More
 
 

Moore: Premium Audit Dispute Delay Can Be Very Costly 11/12/2020
By: James Moore
State: NA | Segment: Top | 389 | 0
Over the last 13 years that I have been writing articles for the J&L website, I have warned very heavily against any type of premium audit dispute delay. Delaying a dispute of or ignoring a bill from your current or prior carrier often turns into money lost from your company’s budg...Read More
 
 

Snyder: A True Fairy Tale About Causation 11/11/2020
By: Teddy Snyder
State: NA | Segment: Top | 399 | 0
Once upon a time, there was a really big product liability case. Actually, a whole bunch of product liability cases. ...Read More
 
 

Grinberg: WCAB Rejects Ogilvie Claim 11/10/2020
By: Gregory Grinberg
State: CA | Segment: Top | 404 | 0
My best efforts to be elected president have come to naught. We ran a tough campaign, but it turns out that a workers’ compensation defense attorney who is not eligible to serve as president for a variety of reasons just doesn’t make a very appealing candidate. ...Read More
 
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