On November 15, 2019, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its opinion inEx parte Sea Coast Disposal, Inc., in response to a Petition for Writ of Mandamus. The employer argued there was ... Read More
Ombudsmen Patricia Fraley and Ted Roose plan to continue to keep regular office hours on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month from 9-12 and 1-3 for anyone who wants to submit a settlement for their ... Read More
Have you noticed the recent popularity of escape rooms? You know – those games where a team, confined to a room, studies the clues and tries to escape? If the team follows the clues, the escape occurs ... Read More
Paradigm is evolving rapidly – and none too soon. A data-driven firm known for taking risk on catastrophic claims, Paradigm has strengthened its behavioral health offerings, and added case ... Read More
New York has joined the list of states that have passed a workers’ compensation drug formulary for the prescribing and treatment of injured workers. While states like Texas and Tennessee have opted for ... Read More
In 2017, I penned Negativity and your Inner Pooh. I described the attitudes that we each bring to our community. As I travel this road with you all, I see so many people channeling their inner Pooh. They are ... Read More
Ohio - A whistleblower has issued a claim against the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) claiming the BWC is overpaying for workers’ compensation claims, and not to the benefit of the ... Read More
The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) has issued an updated notice indicating that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) expected release of its Notice of Proposed ... Read More
Earlier this month, in a press release, the United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur announced that a Baltimore-based law firm has paid the United States $91,406.98 to resolve ... Read More
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Update from the NC Industrial Commission By: Bruce HamiltonThe North Carolina Industrial Commission recently published its 2019 Annual Report. In addition to the statistical overview of fiscal year 2018-2019, (61,776 workers’ compensation claims ...