There is nothing in this world that is free. Several years ago, I penned Someone has to Pay. I have had significant feedback on that over the years. Some perceive the solution to medical care costs as ... Read More
Maine - A joint legislative committee voted yesterday to endorse a workers’ comp reform bill that is expected to substantially increase benefits and costs for the workers’ comp system in Maine. ... Read More
Speaking of the Appeals Panel, if you ever happen upon a written AP decision, it might behoove you to march right down to the local convenience store and buy yourself a lottery ticket. An open records ... Read More
Most doctors who take the Designated Doctor test fail. At least, that is what data recently obtained from the Division via an open records request revealed. For instance, in 2018 the failure rate ... Read More
The Appeals Court in El Paso held that the student worker provision required upward adjustment of the student’s calculated average weekly wages, but the statute capping benefits for UT System part-time ... Read More
Senate Bill 1897, which would have expanded chiropractors’ scope of practice to allow them to go beyond the musculoskeletal system and to diagnose and treat disorder of the nervous system, failed to make it ... Read More
On May 27, the Texas House and Senate signed the bipartisan Senate Bill 2551. The bill provides that a firefighter or emergency medical technician suffering from cancer resulting in death or disability ... Read More
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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration ... Read More
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Marijuana in the House LEAD STORY
U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming marijuana laws in an “historic” hearing last week. The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security sought ...