By Stuart D. Colburn, Downs Stanford, P.C. APD 091807 (2010 TX Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 11) Issue: TIBs At the first Contested Case Hearing, the parties stipulated an average weekly wage of $677.38. ... Read More
Birmingham, AL - On April 20, 2010, Transocean's Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded, leading to 1.3 million gallons of crude oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico per day. By comparison, the ... Read More
By Robin E KobayashiHere's a round up of interesting workplace news from around the world... - In what is believed to be the first termination notice through Facebook, a 16-year-old worker was ... Read More
The problem: Here's one for you…You have an injury AOE/COE denied case that goes to trial. The WCJ finds that the injury is work related and the Applicant is currently temporarily totally ... Read More
By Andrew SchreckOn Wednesday, April 14, 2010, the Texas Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Texas Mutual Insurance Company v. Ruttiger. This case made its way to the Supreme Court following a ... Read More
The Courts are rigorously enforcing the process of determining medical necessity and medical causation to ensure that the Insurance Companies and Medical Providers follow the processes set forth in SB ... Read More
By Thomas A. RobinsonWhile the facts of the case were hotly contested, the petitioner, Hopkins, contended that he was employed by Kilpatrick at "Great Bear Adventures," a privately owned bear ... Read More
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WV Supreme Court Upholds WC decision Charleston, WV (WorkersCompensation.com) – The West Virginia Supreme Court has upheld a decision denying a worker temporary disability benefits.
In a decision published Sept. 13, the court denied John ...