Massachusetts - Last week, Rep. Shawn Dooley introduced HD 4535 in the Massachusetts legislature. The bill would require any funds received by the Attorney General as the result of a lawsuit against an ... Read More
I received an email from an old friend who was recently fortunate to retire. Unlike those mentioned recently in Why we Lie, this friend seems to be relishing the new role. In all of my years in this ... Read More
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WorkCompCentral’s 2019 Comp Laude awards and gala brought workers’ compensation stakeholders together to share, educate and celebrate those who are dedicated to improving outcomes — and the ... Read More
The US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid [CMS] cannot not seek reimbursement from from the California Insurance Guarantee Association for workers' compensation ... Read More
On September 27, 2019, Tom Kieselbach of Cousineau, Waldhauser & Kieselbach, P.A. (CWK) of Minnesota, was elected President of NWCDN, the premier national network of defense counsel. Tom will be ... Read More
Recently, a paralegal sent an email to the deputy chief judge. It was marked as a priority (!). The email said (essentially):
"Good morning Judge Langham, Mr. __________ and Mr. _________ are not available, ... Read More
After experiencing a traumatic event, a person often uses avoidance behavior to deal with the pain. The person will avoid people, things or sensations that spark horrific memories. In the case of a worker ... Read More
There is very little more disgusting to me than professional class people who talk about how hard they worked. Whatever you did was not harder than cleaning hotel rooms, or roofing, or washing dishes or ... Read More
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