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Be Wary of Compound Medications In Workers Compensation

Compound drugs have come under great scrutiny due to their increase in utilization, their safety issues, as well as the significantly higher cost associated with ...

Aeroplane Employer Lands with Fines after Death

As one employer recently discovered, not properly protecting employees can land you in a heap of trouble.   Aeroplane manufacturer Airbus was recently fined following the ...

Are You in Control of the Workers Comp Claim Process?

For the smart business owner, properly managing your workers compensation claims is good business.   Think about how much time and money can be lost in cases ...

Florida Workers' Comp Reform: A Look Forward by Looking To Our Recent Past

Editors Introduction: With the continued interest in and discussion of the Florida Padgett decision last week, where Workers' Compensation was declared "facially unconstitutional" based on ...

How does health, safety and workers' comp measure up in China?

The digital display registered 431 km/hour. The Shanghai landscape flashed by the window of the worlds’ only Magnetic Levitation (Mag Lev)commuter train. Safe, fast, economical—the MagLev ...

4 Things You Must Inspect On Your Forklift Before Every Shift

A forklift is a prodigious piece of equipment, a technological innovation that can help workers steer clear of heavy lifting and dangerous conditions. However, despite ...

A Constitutional Analysis: Florida Court Holds Exclusive Remedy Facially Unconstitutional

For some reason, I have found myself thinking of great comedians this week (veiled reference to the loss of one of America's greatest last Sunday). ...

Employer Fined as Mass. Workers Exposed to Hazards

One Massachusetts business is finding out that not properly protecting workers can be costly.   Workers performing abrasive blasting during the renovation of an Easthampton mill were ...

Super Congradulations

SUPER CONGRATULATIONS By Kevin L. Connors, Esquire               ConnorsLaw proudly congratulates its partners, Kevin L. Connors, Chair of its General Liability Practice Group, and Robert F. Horn, ...

Formology Under Pennsylvannia Workers’ Compensation Law

FORMOLOGY UNDER PENNSYLVANIA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW   By Kevin L. Connors, Esquire     In a brave and emboldened attempt to chart a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation claim by tracing the ...

Ebola, The Common Cold And Workers Compensation

Concern about Ebola is at record proportions in the US – but if a worker contacts it, is the event compensable? Sorry, but the answer ...

Employee Misclassification Issues

EMPLOYEE MISCLASSIFICATION ISSUES   By Kevin L. Connors, Esquire     I.                   The Problem:   —     Critical distinctions exist between employees and independent contractors. —     If you hire it, it must be an ...

Cruzin’ For A Bruisin

CRUZIN’ FOR A BRUISIN By Kevin L. Connors, Esquire   This is the story of David Cruz, an undocumented worker, in Pennsylvania, who successfully secured an award of ...

New Workers' Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Legislation Introduced in the Senate

A bill titled “The Medicare Secondary Payer and Settlement Agreements Act of 2014,” also known as S 2731, was introduced into the U.S. Senate on July 31st. ...

California Posts Progress Report on SB 863

California officials recently updated the public on a workers compensation law that impacts many.   The Department of Industrial Relations and its Division of Workers Compensation posted ...

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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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