Workers' Compensation

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Experts Offer Guidance on Opioid Management Strategies
Posted on 10 Jun 2013 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. The double-edged sword regarding using opioids to relieve pain associated with compensable harm is that the workers’ compensation claimants benefit from the effects of feeling little or no pain and health-care practitioners... Read More

IAIABC Taking Part in Shaping the Future of Workers’ Compensation
Posted on 4 May 2016 by Jennifer Jordan

By Jennifer C. Jordan, Esq., General Counsel, MEDVAL, LLC On April 20, 2016, the IAIABC kicked off the National Conversation on the Future of Workers’ Compensation at its Forum in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In a three hour session, questions were... Read More

Innovations in Workers’ Compensation Regulation From the IAIABC Conference, 2016
Posted on 17 Oct 2016 by Robin E. Kobayashi

By Elizabeth Connellan Smith, Counsel, Verrill Dana LLP, Portland, ME Innovation isn’t always the first word associated with the regulation of workers’ compensation, but innovation was in the forefront of the Commissioners and Associate... Read More

IAIABC Policy Guide on Reducing Opioid Abuse Offers Blueprint for Effective Reform
Posted on 8 Sep 2013 by John Stahl

The bad news is that opioid abuse related to treating chronic pain remains a serious problem for every workers’ compensation system participant. The good news is that many workers’ compensation jurisdictions are increasing their efforts to... Read More

IAIABC and ACOEM Partner for Better Outcomes in Workers' Compensation
Posted on 25 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

MADISON, WI - The International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) have announced a partnership aimed at promoting better outcomes of injuries... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (10/15/2012)
Posted on 15 Oct 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: WCRI Studies Show Impact of Recession, Reforms on 16... Read More