The modern workers’ compensation system was devised to provide a guarantee of care and medical treatment to injured workers from their employers.
Two seemingly unrelated papers hit the inbox yesterday: the California Workers’ Compensation Institute's just-completed analysis of opioid usage in California, and the National Council on Compensation Insurance's report… Read more »
Times have changed.
In the past, mediators would open a mediation by asking for opening statements… Read more »
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently released Version 3.0 of its WCMSA Reference Guide, what we informally call the “MSA bible.” The reference guide… Read more »
Any decision from the Appellate Division on recreational or social activities is welcome precisely because there have been so few decisions since the 1979 Amendments. The… Read more »
On Sept. 5, 2019, the New York Appellate Court decided Delacruz v. Village of Freeport. The appeal was from a decision by the Workers' Compensation Board… Read more »
In 2006, the buzzword (flavor) of the year pointed out that a 24-hour workers' comp and health insurance policy answered the round-the-clock coverage concerns.… Read more »
Motions for medical and temporary disability benefits are urgent matters that are treated as such by judges of compensation. Because injured workers are not receiving benefits,… Read more »
Here’s something you may or may not have heard of, but that I’ve been getting several inquiries about: Assembly Bill 749.
The inbox has been stuffed with important new research and news. Here’s what most interested me.
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Nov 14-15, 2019
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Nov 18, 2019
Join the Alliance of Women in Workers' Compensation as we kick off another Tennessee chapter in Na …
Nov 20-22, 2019
"Workers' Compensation No Call: Time to Change the Rules" The conference agenda will provide the …