In the beginning, there were people who inhabited North America. The fallacy of Columbus "discovering" the new world, and the debate of whether the "vikings" may have "discovered it first" is patent. ... Read More
I had the opportunity to attend the CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) meeting of their Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC) in Atlanta on June 19. The room was filled ... Read More
The Comp Laude awards have become a part of the American workers' compensation landscape. Each year nominations are opened and we encourage participation. Some thoughts from 2017 are here. Some broader ... Read More
Appellate courts review the actions (or inaction) of trial courts. That is axiomatic, and reasonably well understood by everyone in the litigation business. But, over the years, I have come to appreciate ... Read More
Every kid grows up wanting at some moment to be a superhero, policeman, fireman, or astronaut. These were the standby responses when I was a kid. A few would wander off the reservation with doctor, nurse, ... Read More
There is a long history of reliance on social security numbers in this country. Florida workers' compensation has been using those numbers to identify injured workers for a long time. It is generally ... Read More
I was honored to speak at the 27th WCCP Conference in Bonita Springs on Monday, June 11, 2018. But this post is perhaps more about the journey than the destination.
All over the Southeast, flights were ... Read More
Trump Proposes Merger of Labor and Education Washington, D.C. (WorkersCompensation.com) – Under a new Trump administration proposal, the same organization that is responsible for “Common Core” will now be responsible for the federal ...