Yesterday, CMS held a webinar on the applicable plans newly created right of appeal that went into effect on April 28, 2015. Because of the Strengthening and Repaying Taxpayers (SMART) Act, CMS was required ... Read More
In an opinion out of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Villare v. GEICO Casualty Company, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 36488, what would have been a finalized settlement ... Read More
The ProPublica/NPR investigative reports have highlighted what is wrong with workers' compensation. Make no mistake; there is much to criticize among the US and Canadian workers' compensation ... Read More
I wrote last year about the effects of automation on attorneys. Attorneys Obsolete? described a trend towards automation in the legal practice and what that could portend for attorneys. This is ... Read More
On March 2, the Claims Journal opened with an enthusiastic headline: "More States Considering Workers' Compensation Drug Formularies." The potential benefits from formularies are described ... Read More
Monday came and went. On March 30, 2015 the Third District Court of Appeal heard oral argument in the case of Florida Workers' Advocates v. State of Florida. The case was once Cortez v. Velda ... Read More
In 1992 a group called Four Non-Blondes recorded "what's up," a catchy one-hit wonder. In her angst, the singer tells us that at times she "scream(s) at the top of my lungs, What's going on?" I get that ... Read More
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