Many injured workers who undergo spinal surgery fail to benefit from it. There are two main explanations. One is that the surgeon did a procedure that was not really suited for the spinal problem. ... Read More
There are different ways to fund workers' compensation systems. This post compares North Carolina's model to Florida's. Depending on the funding model, adjustments might be necessary as inflation occurs. ... Read More
An intriguing story ran this year in the Oklahoman, Father Blames Oklahoma Workers' Comp. The crux of the dispute is how workers' compensation benefits are delivered. The story begins with a 28 year-old ... Read More
Last October, Jon Gelman published a post about workers' compensation in New Jersey, The Inherent Judicial Power of Judges of Compensation. Jon is an attorney representing injured workers, but also a ... Read More
The world is changing around us. I had an opportunity to deliver a lecture to college students recently, and we veered from "what is so" into the "what could be." I cannot see the future of course, but I ... Read More
It was another exciting weekend in January this year. Teams from across the country gathered at the University of West Florida for the 7th Annual Argo Invitational Mock Trial Tournament. I was proud to ... Read More
This Can't Go On Forever, Right
The ratio of wages to the cost of living is what the economist calls real wages; the desirability of having real wages as high as possible, consistent with high employment, is a social objective. Rises in ...