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Nevada: Physicians May Consider Spinal Injury's Impact on Daily Living Activities in Rating Permanent Disability

The Supreme Court of Nevada (en banc) recently reversed a decision of a district court judge that had granted declaratory and injunctive relief sought by the state's Self-Insurers Association. The district judge had determined that a Division of Industrial Relations regulation allowing physicians...

House Education and Labor Committee Hears Testimony on State Workers' Comp Systems, AMA Guides

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, November 17, 2010, the Workforce Protections Subcommittee of the House Education and Labor Committee examined workers’ compensations systems. Workers’ compensation traditionally provides financial assistance and job training to workers injured on the...

Workers’ Compensation in a Medically Overtreated Society

Workers’ compensation is no stranger to controversy. In 2009 the well-respected physician Nortin M. Hadler, MD, attacked workers’ compensation as an “evil, wrong-minded, illness-inducing maze that masquerades as social insurance”. You can read all about it in his book Stabbed...

Impairment Guides Resource Center (updated 9/9/2013)

Welcome! We've designed this resource center to help you locate Impairment Guides-related materials, here on the LexisNexis Workers' Compensation Law Community, the Internet, and lexis.com. Please be sure to check back often for new updates to the resource center. TABLE OF CONTENTS Free...