The Emperor's New Clothes: Delaware IAB Decision Strips Doctor Naked

Okay, in fairness to Dr. Atkins, this ruling could have been about any number of local doctors. Or at least a few of them that seem to share similar practices when it comes to production of their records. In a recent case, Randal Salyer v. State of Delaware , IAB # 1336020 (6/17/10), the Board both in...

Utilization Review in Delaware: Yikes!! The Return of the Fine and (another) Deadline Blown?

I am not sure I have all the details nor are they apparent from this recent "Motion Day" Order, but it is pretty clear to me from the ruling in Frederick Tulowitzki v. Property Advisory Services Corp. , IAB # 1334523 (7/1/10) (Order) that we are now living on perpetual red alert. And since...

Excuses, Excuses…… And a Lack Of Excusable Neglect In DE: Discovery Violations Lead To a $182K Bond And $23K In Attorney’s Fees

Today we have a guest blogger, the ever-genial Dave Boswell. I’m not quite sure how to categorize these opinions so I will leave it to Dave to tell you what all went down: Attached is a triumvirate of decisions in the Hernandez case, in which: (1) the IAB entered a default judgment against...