At the 2018 American Academy of Pain Management Annual meeting, a panel discussed how you approach patients after they have completed an interdisciplinary pain management program. The panel included:
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New Jersey adjusters sometimes ask why future benefits under an order approving settlement with a percentage of disability cannot be paid in a lump sum to the injured worker. In other words, why is ... Read More
New Jersey employers like reopener claims about as much as homeowners like back-to-back blizzards. The general view is that employers have virtually no defenses and have to pay more with each reopener. ... Read More
At the 2018 American Academy of Pain Management Annual Meeting, Stephen Stanos, DO - Swedish Health System and President-American Academy of Pain Medicine talked about why the time is right for ... Read More
Gist v. Atlas Staffing, Inc., A17-0819 (Minn. Apr. 4, 2018)In this case, the Employee worked for Atlas Staffing, and was consistently exposed to silica sand. After he left his employment, he began treating ... Read More
Graboksy v. ISD 720, No. WC17-6099 (W.C.C.A. Feb. 9, 2018)In this case, an employee slipped on a staircase at work on February 8, 2016 and felt pain in her upper shoulder and upper neck. She also claimed ... Read More
Officials at California’s Department of Industrial Relations authorized a DIR employee to access an e-mail exchange of at least one WCAB commissioner.
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Ryan Brannan Announces Creation of Brannan Firm Austin, TX (WorkersCompensation.com) - Ryan Brannan, former Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation in Texas and Advisor to Governor Rick Perry, today announced the founding of The Brannan Firm, which ...