Gone are the days of loggers toiling in the great outdoors enduring the elements and demands of strenuous physical labor. As the industry has become more mechanized, those who work in the logging sector ... Read More
Louisiana has adopted certain Medical Treatment Guidelines with the purpose of assisting with the decision making process regarding proposed medical treatment for injured workers. The Medical Treatment ... Read More
In Burgess v. Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans, 2016-2267 (La. 06/29/2017) the Louisiana Supreme Court has held that the choice of pharmacy in a workers’ compensation case belongs to the employer, ... Read More
The recent case of Clavier v. Coburn Supply Co., 2016-0625 (La. 06/27/2017) addressed the issue of choice of functional capacity evaluation (FCE). For the first time, the Louisiana Supreme Court ... Read More
In school an “A” grade is the standard that everyone wants to meet. Whether you are in elementary school or working on your master’s degree, your performance results in a grade being given to the work you ... Read More
CHSWC will be receiving an October 2017 report on the workers’ comp QME system.
The report, to be delivered to the commission at its October 19 meeting in Oakland, is authored by Frank Neuhauser of UC ... Read More
Wilmingon, MA (WorkersCompensation.com) - Ametros now has a full-service benefits advisory team for settlements, cases, and members involving preservation of federal, state and local benefits. Ametros ... Read More
In Bandy v. Murray American Energy, Inc., No. 16-1165 (W. Va. October 18, 2017), the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals addressed Mr. Bandy's constitutional challenge to the mandatory statutory attorney ... Read More
CA Governor Brown Announced Appointment to DWC Sacramento, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) - George Parisotto, 57, of Oakland, has been appointed administrative director of the Division of Workers’ Compensation at the California Department of ...