These pages have featured the doctrine of stare decisis, a legacy of our English roots and the common law system that underpins our American judicial process. Literal translations are "to stand on the ... Read More
Last month’s mystery virus in Wuhan, China has officially made its way to the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the first case of the new coronavirus ... Read More
Last week, CMS issued a decision to cover acupuncture for Medicare patients with chronic low back pain (cLBP) to some extent. You may recall that CMS previously issued a proposed decision to cover ... Read More
By: Bruce HamiltonThe North Carolina Industrial Commission recently published its 2019 Annual Report. In addition to the statistical overview of fiscal year 2018-2019, (61,776 workers’ compensation ... Read More
NJ Governor Murphy has signed legislation to increase certain workers' compensation benefits and also require the appointment of a study commission to review and recommend changes to the State's workers' ... Read More
An intriguing decision of the Minnesota Supreme Court caught my attention recently. In November 2019, the Court decided Block v. Exterior Remodelers, Inc., A19-0584. The Court was asked to interpret a ... Read More
Manufacturing job are often thought of as dangerous places to work. That is not the case if the factory has a proper safety program in place. The creation of a safety program for a factory is not much ... Read More
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