Florida's "stand your ground" law has gotten significant attention in the last year. Some interesting cases have been highly publicized. When would "stand your ground" have any involvement in workers' ... Read More
The First District Court is the usual source for interpretations of Chapter 440. I know many workers' compensation practitioners follow the court through its website or its RSS feed. If you are not ... Read More
Our economy needs skilled and able workers to deliver the goods and services we need locally and provide internationally. When a worker becomes disabled through work injury or other cause, there is one ... Read More
On February 18, 2014, CMS issued an alert notifying the industry of a threshold in which liability settlements would no longer need to be reported to CMS under MMSEA Section 111 and also would not require ... Read More
A worker gets injured in a work-related incident yet there is no record of a work-related injury with the state or federal agency responsible for recording this information. Unfortunately, this ... Read More
In a case out of the Court of Appeals of Oregon, Rhoades v. Beck, 2014 Ore. App. LEXIS 82 (January 23, 2014), a personal injury lawsuit gone wrong demonstrates that when parties do not consider ... Read More
AIA and PCI Confirm Merger Negotiations Washington, DC (WorkersCompensation.com) – The American Insurance Association (AIA) issued a statement to its members late Tuesday evening confirming that merger negotiations had been approved ...