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The War Eagle Has Landed.......and a Tutorial on Daubert In Delaware
Posted on 12 Aug 2011 by Cassandra Roberts

Well, my moment of reckoning finally arrived. We moved Sweet Caroline into Auburn University last weekend. Suddenly it all came back to me how quickly the time has passed since her Thankgiving Day birth in 1992. There were tears (all mine) and hugs all... Read More

Everybody Loves Raymond…….. and Delaware Superior Court Ruling Allows IAB to Bypass Utilization Review
Posted on 6 Dec 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

Okay, this one is a big deal, folks, a procedural lollapalooza, with props to both Mike Galbraith and Dennis Menton who heralded the Superior Court appellate decision as it was released by the Court. Allow me to simply introduce Mike's comments and... Read More

Cody Varnes, the Sequel…..and a Whole Lotta Nothin’ at the Delaware IAB
Posted on 24 Oct 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

This was sent to me by defense counsel (and fashion icon) Paula Witherow. I wanted her commentary on our cases du jour, but all I got was a copy of two decisions in the case of Cody Varnes v. Diamond State Mechanical . Paula is not one to boast, but boast... Read More

Twice Blessed……and Two Spinal Cord Stimulator Cases From the First State
Posted on 2 Oct 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

Above is a picture of Keri Morris' twins Madison Rose and Landon. They were recently in a wedding and don't they look cute enough to be the cake topper? Every time I look at this pic, it tickles me how the little guy has a cheese cracker in his... Read More

I Believe I Can Fly: A Song or a Theory of Compensability in Delaware?
Posted on 16 Sep 2011 by Cassandra Roberts

"I believe I can fly, I believe I can touch the sky......" R. Kelly Talk about flying-- well today's post is about a lady who tripped and fell and "went flying" and to hear her tell it, I think she did indeed touch the sky... Read More

Four Doctors and a Claimant—A Study In Lymphedema At the Delaware IAB
Posted on 10 Oct 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

Thought I was done posting this week until I heard from Don Marston with a little tutorial on lymphedema. Now how could I turn that one down? So here you have it: "Here is a case that may have some appeal for your blog. Lymphedema is... Read More

A New Trend in Delaware? Tybout "Dream Team" Overcome DCD Petitions on Causation
Posted on 19 Apr 2011 by Cassandra Roberts

It is a rare minority of Delaware IAB cases that yield a ruling in favor of the employer, especially on an original petition for benefits, in this jurisdiction called a Petition to Determine Compensation Due. This week I am profiling two successful outcomes... Read More