Out of Network/Attorney Directed and Physician Directed Pharmacies

By Jeffrey C. Napolitano Juge Napolitano Guilbeau Ruli Frieman & Whiteley Metairie, LA The total cost of providing prescription medication in Louisiana workers' compensation cases have skyrocketed in the past 3 years. This can be attributed to both higher costs for the medication as well...

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Larson Spotlight on Recent Cases: Crane Company Loses Right to Seek Indemnity Against Worker’s Employer

Larson's Spotlight on Third Party Tortfeasor, Intoxication - Marijuana, Average Weekly Wage, Jurisdiction. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has compiled the list below...

Impact of Florida Law Targeting Physician-Dispensed Opioids: Results Show More Reform Required

By John Stahl, Esq. The latest report on Florida from the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) is a trifecta in the sense that it addresses topics that arguably are the current “top three” workers’ compensation drug-related issues: · Overuse of opioids...

Impact of Reform on Prevalence/Costs of Physician-Dispensed Drugs - WCRI Study Shows Promising Results Overall of Amending Reimbursement Rates

By John Stahl, Esq. Enhancing the regulation of physician-dispensed drugs is one tactic that workers’ compensation jurisdictions use in the war against the opioid epidemic that is costing workers’ compensation systems millions of dollars. These methods include severely limiting the ability...