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Thomas A. Robinson on Top Issues in Workers’ Compensation Law for 2013
Posted on 17 Mar 2013 by Thomas A. Robinson

Things appear to be “pumping” in the world of workers’ compensation. Legislatures are gathering. Proponents of “reform”—whatever that is—are huddled together, planning their strategies. Pointing to the activities... Read More

Louisiana: Medicare Set Aside Account “Seed Money” Cannot Be Used to Pay Attorney Fees
Posted on 28 Mar 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

A Louisiana appellate court held that under the “clear, unambiguous, and plainly stated” provisions of the parties’ Medicare Set-Aside Agreement, the funds in the account could only be used to pay for medical services related to the... Read More

Workers’ Compensation and Its Secondary Payers: Medicare and Medicaid
Posted on 13 Feb 2015 by Vernon R. Sumwalt

Last November I had the pleasure of participating in a panel with two more eminently qualified folks—Jennifer C. Jordan of MEDVAL, LLC and Tim Nay at Nay & Friedenberg —about Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance at the 23rd Annual... Read More

Last Chance to Save! LexisNexis Community Members Discount at 21st Annual National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference
Posted on 20 Sep 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Just a few weeks left to get the special LexisNexis Community member discount on the National Workers' Compensation & Disability Conference ® , November 7 - 9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Because of our partnership with the conference... Read More

Opt Outs to Workers’ Compensation: The Real Disconnect in What Is Being Said and What Is Being Implemented
Posted on 22 Jan 2016 by Jennifer Jordan

By Jennifer C. Jordan, Esq., General Counsel, MEDVAL, LLC The National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference generally serves as a pretty good barometer of what the industry focus will be in the upcoming year and it is evident that... Read More

Delaware IAB Enforces MSA Commutation Where Surgery Is Proposed After the Fact...and a Cupcake
Posted on 16 Aug 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

Today's post is a pretty dry discussion by Sassy Cassy standards. I stumbled across a recent Motion Day ruling that presents a potentially novel issue and has a little something to offer on the topic of enforceability of settlements. That and the... Read More

Delaware IAB Enforces MSA Commutation Where Surgery Is Proposed After the Fact...and a Cupcake
Posted on 16 Aug 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

Today's post is a pretty dry discussion by Sassy Cassy standards. I stumbled across a recent Motion Day ruling that presents a potentially novel issue and has a little something to offer on the topic of enforceability of settlements. That and the... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (11/26/2012)
Posted on 26 Nov 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: US Attorney, Coventry Enter Into Civil Agreement Related... Read More

Last Chance to Save! LexisNexis Community Members Discount at 21st Annual National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference
Posted on 20 Sep 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Just a few weeks left to get the special LexisNexis Community member discount on the National Workers' Compensation & Disability Conference ® , November 7 - 9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Because of our partnership with the conference... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (5/20/2013)
Posted on 20 May 2013 by LexisNexis Communities 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: Rep. Reichert Files H.R. 1982 Medicare Secondary Payer... Read More

Medicare Secondary Payer Charitable Foundation Announces Free Professional Medicare Set-Aside Administration for Qualified Beneficiaries
Posted on 22 Aug 2011 by Workers' Compensation Law Community Staff

August 22, 2011 – Columbia, MD. The Medicare Secondary Payer Charitable Foundation (MSPCF), a newly founded not-for-profit organization, announces that it will provide free professional Medicare Set-Aside Administration nationwide for qualified... Read More

MD: Medval, LLC Recognized by Inc Magazine in Latest Growth Rankings
Posted on 30 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

COLUMBIA, MD - Inc. magazine has ranked MEDVAL LLC for the first time on its exclusive Inc. 5000 of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. MEDVAL was the first firm in the nation to deliver a fully-integrated Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) solution... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (4/1/2013)
Posted on 1 Apr 2013 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: 7th Circuit Rejects Liberty Mutual’s Challenge... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (4/8/2013)
Posted on 8 Apr 2013 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: Judges Rule AIG/Liberty Mutual Settlement Won’t... Read More