The Florida Legislature has passed CS/CS/CS/SB182 (committee substitute for Senate Bill 182), and it has been signed into law. This amends section 381.986, Fla. Stat. There has been significant news coverage ... Read More
An interesting decision of the Federal District Court for the Northern District was rendered in November 2018. The connection of that decision to workers' compensation may not be obvious to some. However, it ... Read More
On Wednesday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held a high level overview webinar of changes coming to the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal (MSPRP), as we recently ... Read More
One of the persistent challenges for trial attorneys is the admission of evidence to prove their claims or defenses. The admissibility of evidence in workers' compensation proceedings is controlled by the ... Read More
In much of workers' compensation across America, benefits are delivered to injured workers administratively. There is an accident or illness, the employer is notified, and either that employer or an ... Read More
The Florida Bar News recently reported on the disbarment of an attorney in December 2018. This happens periodically, but this instance has some interesting elements that distinguish it. The Bar News article ... Read More
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Put it Out of Your Mind I recently read an intriguing decision of the Kentucky Workers' Compensation Board from November 1996. Kentucky's Board is an administrative appellate panel. A litigant disappointed in a judicial workers' ...