One of the oft-repeated challenges of legal analysis is burdens of proof. The concept is confounding to many, sometimes even lawyers. In American litigation, much depends upon the burden of proof. Those who ... Read More
Each year, the board of trustees of the Social Security Trust Fund and Medicare Trust Fund release reports to Congress providing an estimated projected financial outlook for the programs. Last week ... Read More
The Florida First District Court recently published Varricchio v. St. Lucie County Clerk of Courts, 1D-17-3229. This appeal involved a claim for temporary indemnity benefits, which necessarily required a ... Read More
The coming age of robotics has been featured in this blog repeatedly. It is a subject that scares many, but about which a significant minority knows little. I am struck, when the subject arises, how many ... Read More
There is some evidence that attorneys may not be following the rules very thoroughly or faithfully. It is also bought to my attention that periodically attorneys can become so embroiled in their efforts at ... Read More
Most of us give no thought to workers’ compensation premium audits. Who would have thought they are so important and the hand maiden of controversy?
Premium audits check the insured company’s ... Read More
Spring Break has come and gone, but for those of us on the conference circuit there has not been much of a break. In fact, right now happens to be one of the busiest times of the year in our ... Read More
An interesting case arose out of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit yesterday. The case is Grimm v. Vortex Marine Constr., No. 18-15104, 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 11035 (9th Cir. ... Read More
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