Mediation is frequently used in workers’ compensation cases to settle claims and avoid the uncertainties of litigation. This is because it allows all interested stakeholders to be involved in the ... Read More
The 2019 Regular Legislative Session began on April 8th at noon. Several workers’ comp bills were filed for this Session, which was a fiscal-only Session. Only four bills made it all the way through ... Read More
Legal Update by Attorney Tyler Smith Gumm v. Easter Seal Society of Iowa, File No. 18-1051 (Iowa, May 15, 2019)The issue in this case involved whether a claimant, after sustaining a traumatic, acute injury, ... Read More
Legal Update by Attorney Alison Stewart Two recent Iowa Supreme Court decisions have addressed liability of workers’ compensation carriers and third-party administrators. In both cases, the Court declined ... Read More
One of the less publicized bills of the 2019 Florida session is House Bill (HB) 409. As yet, it has not been signed by the Governor. If signed, it will put Florida among 21 states that have ... Read More
We know the danger of long-term, unnecessary opioid use:
Decreased sexual function
And the list goes on. But the ... Read More
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Rousmaniere: Sedgwick’s Secret Sauce Sedgwick is the most successful business in the workers’ compensation industry, when evaluated from reported or estimated information about growth of business volume, number of employees, and investor ...