AL: AG Informed Veterans of Radiation Exposure Compensation

Montgomery, AL (CompNewsNetwork) - Attorney General Troy King held a news conference yesterday to inform veterans and family members of benefits available to compensate for certain illnesses that may have been caused by radiation exposure from the development and testing of nuclear weapons. The Radiation...

Medical Marijuana Use Approved in Selected VA Hospitals

The Huffington Post reports that new guidelines from the Veteran Affairs Department will allow patients at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics to be treated with medical marijuana in the 14 states where the use of medical marijuana has been legalized.

Pimentel Delivers Keynote Address at National Workers' Comp Conference in Las Vegas

Dr. Richard Pimentel, senior partner with Milt Wright & Associates and a national expert on disability management, job recruitment, job retention, the ADA, and attitude change, delivered the keynote address November 11, 2010, at the 19th Annual National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference...

Missouri Supreme Court Allows V.A. to Intervene in Comp Cases

The Veteran’s Administration can now intervene in Missouri’s worker’s compensation cases to try to collect payment for medical services provided to veterans, even when an employer never authorized the care and no state rule allows it, according to a recent case from the Missouri Supreme...