Welcome to this month’s edition of Comp Medical News. Doctor burnout, naloxone access, and cannabis are your headlines for July 2018.
Victims of Opioid Crisis Experiencing Difficulties Obtaining ... Read More
A liability trial commenced this week in San Francisco against Monsanto for the alleged carcinogenic propensities of its popular herbicide RoundUp. The claim was brought on behalf of a school ... Read More
The Data Reports Guide has been updated with the addition of a new tab for ER Split Data reports and includes the following:
ER Split Data Submission Results Report
ER Split Data Certification Submission ... Read More
On June 14, 2018, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court issued a much-anticipated ruling in Gaetan H. Bourgoin v. Twin Rivers Paper Company, LLC, et al that reversed an order requiring an injured ... Read More
We've mailed out 53,000 dividend checks to qualifying policyholders as part of our $280 million dividend payout this year. Dividends are an important tradition at Texas Mutual, one that started in ... Read More
The California Supreme Court has rendered a 4-3 decision in Hassell v. Bird (see link to the decision at the bottom of this post). This case may be of interest to attorneys, doctors, insurance ... Read More
Safety programs are important for any business. After all, what is more important than taking care of the people who work for your organization? But often these programs seem so intimidating that ... Read More
Regulatory Roundup is a weekly compilation of employee wellness and safety news.
Texas Mutual Insurance Company
Safety grant applications opened July 2
Texas Mutual is giving away $1.5 million in grants ... Read More
A Philadelphia personal injury firm and its principal recently entered into a settlement agreement with the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to pay a lump sum of $28,000 for repayment ... Read More
Changes in Monday Claims A Case of the Mondays
Sometimes injuries that are not work-related get claimed as workers compensation. Workers may get injured away from their job, but say the injury is related to work to reap better ...