In Alabama, an occupational disease is defined as “a disease arising out of and in the course of employment… which is due to hazards in excess of those ordinarily incident to employment in general and is ... Read More
PTSD typically starts with exposure to a critical incident. In order to meet the definition of PTSD, symptoms must last 30 days or more and disrupts normal life pursuits. It results from violation of ... Read More
The Florida First District Court recently granted rehearing and provided an explanation of its decision to affirm a Judge of Compensation Claims in 2K South Beach Hotel, LLC v. Mustelier, No. 1D19-0713. ... Read More
Alabama Court Appearances Temporarily Suspended On March 13, 2020, the Alabama Supreme Court issued an administrative order which suspended all court appearances for 30 days. On March 15, 2020, the Court ... Read More
Minnesota - Last Monday, SF 4130 was introduced in the Minnesota Senate. The bill contains the legislative recommendations of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council, a group made up of ... Read More
Late Saturday night, the House passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. This bill was originally introduced on March 6, and I have been following it closely.
Since its introduction, there ... Read More
Below is an aggregation of the stories I posted on LinkedIn since my last edition. I curate them through the prism of an "intersection of chronic pain and appropriate treatment" and so they come attached ... Read More
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