David Langham is the Deputy Chief Judge of Compensation Claims for the Florida Office of Judges of Compensation Claims at the Division of Administrative Hearings. He has been involved in workers’ compensation for over 25 years as an attorney, an adjudicator, and administrator. He has delivered hundreds of professional lectures, published numerous articles on workers’ compensation in a variety of publications, and is a frequent blogger on Florida Workers’ Compensation Adjudication. David is a founding director of the National Association of Workers’ Compensation Judiciary and the Professional Mediation Institute, and is involved in the Southern Association of Workers’ Compensation Administrators (SAWCA) and the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC). He is a vocal advocate of leveraging technology and modernizing the dispute resolution processes of workers’ compensation.
I’m drawn this week to the topic of workplace safety. Many workers' compensation accidents result from a failure of safety precautions. It is common for industry to have managers on site whose only ... Read More
They say that the only constant in life is change. That is attributed to Heraclitus. In the twenty-first century, we have seen a great deal of change. There is both evolution and revolution in the world ... Read More
There are changes underway in the American workplace. Technology is advancing at an epic pace. See Robot in the News (October 2021). The pandemic is impacting how people work, where they work, ... Read More
By now, everyone likely knows the name Gabby Petito, Brian Laundrie, and Moab, Utah. There have been abundant news stories, video clips, and analysis. I suspect that officials in Moab are rethinking their ... Read More
Are we following the science, or not? While we all (I think) appreciate the many scientific minds that brought us a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in less than a year, see, Future's so Bright (February 2021), ... Read More
I struggle for words periodically. The old memory is . . ., well . . , you know . . .
Let's just say I struggle for words. I landed in this instance on "contemptuous" - "manifesting, feeling, or ... Read More