The issue of "the new judge" arises periodically in litigation, and workers' compensation is no exception. In the larger world, judges in Florida are re-elected or not, rotated from courthouse to courthouse ... Read More
I was in Frankfort KY last week (May 31) and I was impressed.
The new workers' compensation drug formulary for Kentucky is in very good hands.
The inaugural (open public) meeting of the Medical Advisory ... Read More
It is worthwhile to remember the past periodically. George Santayana is credited with the now famous quote "those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." That has been paraphrased ... Read More
Statistics are fascinating. Statistics are often the subject of quips and criticism. Disraeli said "there are three types of lies — lies, damn lies, and statistics." Twain said that "facts are stubborn ... Read More
The Maryland Court of Appeals recently rendered an interesting decision in Beavers Construction v. Wagstaff, No 1977 (March 1, 2018).
Mr. Wagstaff was hired to work at a rate of $18.95 per ... Read More
Folk singer Woody Guthrie had a song in which he described how he would package himself and "mail himself to you." It is cute set of lyrics from ages ago (1962). He describes his hope that "when ... Read More
It was a slam dunk case: Chipotle senior managers had it all on tape: on December 29, 2014, there was Jeanette Ortiz, general manager for the Mexican Grill near the Fresno State campus, crouching in front of ... Read More
What is it like to be a low-wage immigrant worker in the US and suffer a work injury? Whether legal or illegal, modestly educated in a formal sense but with well-honed practical skills and resolve, this ... Read More
Advocacy Based Claims Comes of Age at NWCDC For the many people who have been advocating a shift in our workers’ compensation claims handling philosophy the last few years, this year’s National Workers’ Compensation and Disability ...