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
A pair of injured employees wants to have their physician “present” at an independent medical examination via videoconference or live-streaming. In one case, the judge allowed ordered that ... Read More
In 1996, Better Than Ezra, the alternative rock band best known for their hit single, Good, released their third album, Friction, Baby. The title comes from a Keith Richards interview where he was asked ... Read More
Over the last month, the thousands of opioid trials occurring across the country received renewed attention with several potential settlements with drug manufacturers. However, these announcements come ... Read More
The U.S. Supreme Court’s new term began this week with a number of blockbuster cases that could have lasting impact on businesses and even the 2020 election. Let’s take a look. ... Read More
A lot of employers strive to maintain a safer, more productive workplace for their employees. Every business would love to reduce costs and increase profit margins. The cost of claims can account for a big ... Read More
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Warren Buffett-Owned WC Insurer Sold to its Founder Omaha, NE (WorkersCompensation.com) – In a deal worth $920 million, the founder of Applied Underwriters has acquired the company, including the 81 percent of shares owned by Berkshire Hathaway. Steve ...