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Vermont Workers' Compensation Update October To December 2014 by Keith J. Kasper Esq. - NWCDN Vermont Member

The long awaited proposed re-write of the VT WC Rules has been unveiled and will be ready for public comment soon. Shaffer v First Choice Communications, ...

Vermont Workers' Compensation Update April To June 2015 by Keith Kasper, Esq. - NWCDN Vermont Member

Florence Godin has retired as a Specialist I after 23years in state service. DEPARTMENT DECISIONS Wood v. Fairpoint Communications Opinion No. 7-15WC (Apr. 10 2015) Attorney fees awarded ...

Vermont Workers' Compensation Update January To March 2015 BY Keith Kasper Esq. - Vermont NWCDN Member

Julie Mercier of Williamstown, VT, has joined the staff at the Department as a Workers’ Compensation Specialist II.  Ms Mercier has an Associates of Science ...

Take Back Control Of Medicare Conditional Payments

Resolving conditional payments remains a challenge for all stakeholders in workers’ compensation cases.  This is the result of complex rules and processes that have failed ...

Focus on Domestic Violence, Bullying in Canadian Workplaces

When it comes to being a good employee, focus is a big part of the picture. If you’re not focused at work, it can lead ...

GA - ABF Freight System, Inc. v. Presley

Rayford H. Taylor Of Counsel Gilson Athans P.C. 980 Hammond Drive, Suite 800 Atlanta, Georgia 30328 770-512-0300 - Ext. 529 770-512-0070 - Faxrtaylor@gilsonathans.comwww.gilsonathans.comThe Appellate Court ...

GA - Burns v. State of Georgia, Department of Administrative Services

Rayford H. Taylor Of Counsel Gilson Athans P.C. 980 Hammond Drive, Suite 800 Atlanta, Georgia 30328 770-512-0300 - Ext. 529 770-512-0070 - Faxrtaylor@gilsonathans.comwww.gilsonathans.comEmployee Entitled to ...

Utah Man Pleads Guilty in Montana Comp Fraud Case

Workers compensation fraud doesn’t always know state boundaries.   Recently, Utah resident Benjie Leroy Christensen plead guilty in Lewis & Clark County District Court to felony theft ...

Nebraska Workers' Compensation Update Ritsema & Lyon, P.C. Volume XX Issue 6 June 2015

  NEWS       RITSEMA & LYON WEBINAR – MEDICARE SET ASIDES   Ritsema & Lyon is hosting a webinar on Medicare set asides.  The webinar is scheduled for Thursday July ...

Colorado Workers' Compensation Update Ritsema & Lyon, P.C. Volume XX Issue 6 June 2015

RITSEMA & LYON IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE ADDITION OF A NEW ASSOCIATE AT OUR DENVER LOCATION David R. Bennett joins Ritsema & Lyon as an ...

CMS Alert: New Contractor for NGHP Recoveries and Benefits Coordination in ORM

Today, July 1, 2015, CMS issued an alert which states that come October 2015, the Benefits Coordination and Recovery Contractor will be transitioning some of ...

Ontario (Canada) Officials Zero-in on Protecting New and Young Workers

New and young workers oftentimes come without experience, meaning a concentrated effort on workplace safety is all the more important.   For the eighth year in a ...

Alabama Employee’s Estate Cannot Enforce Settlement Agreement that was not Court Approved Before Employee’s Death

 On June 26, 2015, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its decision in Pat Tate as Administrator of the Estate of Michael Traffanstedt v. ...

Tennessee and New Mexico Provisions Deemed Unconstitutional

Florida has its share of recent and pending constitutional challenges to workers' compensation. We are currently watching Castellanos and Westphal at the Supreme Court. Recently, ...

Use Your Imagination When Looking For Recovery / Subrogation

Several adjusters are quick to rule out subrogation during the investigation phase of their files, especially when the issue or injury is due to “Human ...

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J. Bradley Young

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J. BRADLEY YOUNG is a partner with the St. Louis, Missouri law firm of Harris, Dowell, Fisher & Harris, where he is the manager of the Worker's Compensation Defense Group and represents self-insured companies and insurance carriers in the defense of workers’ compensation claims in both Missouri and Illinois. Brad is a frequent Conference Speaker and can be regularly heard on KMOX radio in St. Louis discussing a wide variety of legal topics. You can email Brad at byoung@hdfh.com .
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