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APPELLATE DIVISION ALLOWS COMP RETALIATION CASE TO PROCEED TO JURY - NWCDN New Jersey Member

Workers’ compensation retaliation claims are rare birds in New Jersey, and the case ofRobinson v. Armadillo Automation, Inc. explains the standard for proving such cases.  Spencer ...

SECOND HAND SMOKE CANCER CLAIM IS BARRED FOR LATE FILING - NWCDN New Jersey Member

In Pulejo v. Middlesex County Consumer Affairs, A-3133-14T4 (App. Div. July 14, 2016), the petitioner, an investigator for the County, alleged that he worked along side a chain ...

A Heroin Vaccine

Yes, you read that right. A vaccine for heroin. I first ran across this concept on Twitter last week. I saw a posting from @heroin_research about a ...

Managing Chronic Pain

Dr. Tracy Jackson (an assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine at Vanderbilt University) recently wrote an excellent article, published by The Tennessean on July 6, ...

EEOC and ADA Compliance

At the 2016 DMEC Annual Conference, Richard Mrizek with the U.S. EEOC office in Chicago and Matt Morris, VP of FMLA Resources with ComPsych, discussed ...

Using a Vendor for ADA Accommodation

At the 2016 DMEC Annual Conference, a panel talked about Walmart’s experience shifting to a vendor to manage their Accommodation Process. The speakers were: Herminio ...

Single Payer Lessons from Vermont

Recently, I outlined plans in Colorado for a "single payer" system. They are considering creating a mandatory, state-run, health insurance program. The costs are significant. ...

Integrated Disability Management

At the 2016 DMEC Annual Conference a panel discussed the challenges of multiple laws regulating disability management the benefits of an integrated disability management program. ...

Workforce Management Issues

At the 2016 DMEC Annual Conference, a panel discussed a variety of workforce management issues facing employers in 2016. The panel was: Scott Mattes - ...

Mind Your Business

At the 2016 DMEC Annual Conference Patricia Purdy from Pacific Resources and Kimberly George from Sedgwick talked about why mental health is important to the ...

Programs to Address Mental Health in the Workplace

At the 2016 DMEC Annual Conference, a panel discussed how organizations offering mental health solutions can improve the employee experience and engagement. The panel was: ...

Overcoming Mental Health Stigma

At the 2016 DMEC Annual Conference, a panel discussed strategies to raise awareness of the stigma associated with mental health and how to address it. ...

Building the Business Case for Mental Health

At the 2106 DMEC Annual Conference, a panel discussed strategies to build the business case needed to evolve mental health and well being and a ...

April 2016 - June 2016 Missouri Quarterly Case Law Update

                                                                                           Simon Law Group, P.C. 720 Olive Street, Suite 1720, St. Louis, MO 63101 314-621-2828   MISSOURI WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CASE LAW UPDATE April 2016 – June 2016     Injury Sustained by Stepping ...

Court Finds Herniated Disc Condition Meets Test Of Disability Under ADAAA

Anthony Mazzeo provided technical and sales services to customers in Florida and southern Georgia for Color Resolutions International LLC.  He was diagnosed with a herniated ...

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J. Bradley Young

J. Bradley Young

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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