Destination care, centers of excellence, medical tourism, benefit driven travel and geographically recognized care centers – mean what exactly? And if the concept is quickly growing in popularity ... Read More
Members of the claim management team face many challenges in handling their files in workers’ compensation claims. When an employee misses work, the team needs to make efforts to return that person to ... Read More
A great many years ago, a lawyer named Louis Brandeis wrote:
“Recent inventions and business methods call attention to the next step which must be taken for the protection of the person, and for ... Read More
Some Illinois work comp attorneys will say anything in order to get a client to hire them. There’s one that tells you the value of your case right away even though they are making it up and say ... Read More
Maryland - Last week, the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission released a new opinion upholding a patient’s right to use a pharmacy of their choice. The issue, raised by insurers in the ... Read More
Hearsay is a legal maxim that challenges even the best trial attorneys from time to time. The general prohibition on, and definition of, hearsay are in Better Understanding the Hearsay Rule from ... Read More
Membership in the AWCO offers a number of professional and social opportunities annually to interact with other workers' compensation professionals. The highlight of the year is the annual AWCO Spring ... Read More
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Stare Decisis, Death Penalty, and Workers' Comp These pages have featured the doctrine of stare decisis, a legacy of our English roots and the common law system that underpins our American judicial process. Literal translations are "to stand on the ...