Close to thirty years of comparative studies of nursing homes show how people can look at work injury risk in three ways.
The choice of worksite should not be a surprise. Healthcare facilities are a ... Read More
Workers’ Comp Consultant Jon Coppelman takes to WorkersCompensation.com’s Experts View to reflect on a 2013 case that carried on through 2017, and is still relevant today.
Lawrence Tynes used to ... Read More
Iowa Court of Appeals recently rendered an interesting decision in Nestle USA v. Connell, Case No. 17-0267 (February 7, 2018). Of course every case has a point, resolving that dispute, and the rights of ... Read More
I get the chance to review a few pleadings and filings. I am persistently struck by the language that is used in some documents, prepared by otherwise apparently competent and careful attorneys. But there ... Read More
I recently wrote about California's reaction to issues involved with attorneys and clients in California on my Mind. California has legislated that attorneys must meet their clients. In a conversation ... Read More
I once met a judge who had a special chair. This "chair of truth" was imbued with special powers. The judge confided in me how helpful this chair was, and encouraged me as Deputy Chief Judge to procure ... Read More
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