Interjurisdictional comparison of compensation for work-related injury is difficult. Among the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries, there is wide variation in laws covering work injuries. ... Read More
We now have the third version of the WCMSA Reference Guide; however, the Reference Guide remains entirely the same with the exception of one addition. The one change is the addition of the following to ... Read More
In 2013, the Florida legislature amended Fla. Stat. 90.792 to adopt the “Daubert" ("D") standard instead of the existing "Frye" ("F") standard. This affects the admissibility of expert evidence. A ... Read More
Marijuana has been in the news over the last couple of years. It is not a new concern for workers' compensation, but it is a concern. Impairment from marijuana will be a struggle for states and ... Read More
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) appears to be quietly working on guidelines for physicians prescribing opioids. There are a few truths that influence the debate and likely there are some misconceptions ... Read More
In a brief order dated December 22, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court declined to review Padgett v. State of Florida. This saga began with a Miami Circuit Judge presiding over a case involving an ... Read More
4-1-1 on Comp: Amazon AI Accident Robbinsville, NJ (WorkersCompensation.com) - Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, was recently named the richest man in the world. But that does not mean that the company he runs is without its problems. Recently, ...