I recently read an intriguing decision of the Kentucky Workers' Compensation Board from November 1996. Kentucky's Board is an administrative appellate panel. A litigant disappointed in a judicial workers' ... Read More
I am frequently asked, “Should I use a yoga ball instead of a chair?” At this point, many have heard of using an inflatable ball because it is purported to activate core muscles and improve back ... Read More
The Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has appointed its inaugural position for the new Next Step Program.
Marion Southall White was hired as the first Vocational Recovery Specialist for the ... Read More
Whether you are looking to take a smaller dose or are unable to swallow an entire pill whole, breaking or cutting pills or tablets in half is a common practice. Whichever the reason may be, it is important ... Read More
Governor Newsom has vetoed his first workers’ comp bill, AB 346 (Cooper).
AB 346 would have expanded fully paid leaves of absence due to occupational injury to police officers employed by a school ... Read More
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) placed on public inspection this week a proposal to protect workers in shipyards and construction from beryllium ... Read More
On October 7, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released an updated Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Portal (WCMSAP) User Guide (Version 5.9) which adds the capability ... Read More
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Warren Buffett-Owned WC Insurer Sold to its Founder Omaha, NE (WorkersCompensation.com) – In a deal worth $920 million, the founder of Applied Underwriters has acquired the company, including the 81 percent of shares owned by Berkshire Hathaway. Steve ...