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  • State: California
  • Topic: Top
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As if the ushering in of independent medical review under SB 863 had not raised enough questions and litigation, still more concerns regarding independent medical

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  • State: California
  • Topic: Top
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The activity by fraudulent medical providers in California’s workers’ compensation system has been well documented, and the impact can be seen by the inflated costs

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  • National
  • Topic: Top
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The ABA Journal recently reported that a Texas judge is subject to some scrutiny as a result of social media. Meanwhile, a District Court in Florida takes

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  • State: Illinois
  • Topic: Top
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Herff Jones v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, 2017 IL App (4th) 160346WC-U again confirms that the Illinois courts have rejected the use of the “positional risk” doctrine

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  • State: California
  • Topic: Top
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Editor’s note: This column was originally published by the Chico Enterprise-Record in its bi-weekly North State Voices column.

Rory

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  • National
  • Topic: Top
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A fascinating article in Friday's Daily Alert from the Harvard Business Review describes how our dependence on automation can erode cognitive ability to respond to emergencies.

In

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  • National
  • Topic: Top
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The accident curve measures the accident rate lessening per unit of work time. The concept has been debated over time. A search far and wide

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  • State: Iowa
  • Topic: Top
  • -  462 views
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The Iowa legislature has finally acted on the call by Iowa business groups to overhaul the state's workers’ compensation system. For years, they have claimed that

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  • National
  • Topic: Top
  • -  747 views
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Kicked, pummeled, taken hostage, stabbed and sexually assaulted. Would you want a job that included these risks?

Julie Ferguson

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  • State: Illinois
  • Topic: Top
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The Illinois government is closing in on a financial turning point. The way things have been done in the past may not get our nutty

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