A Federal Bankruptcy Court in Pennsylvania has held in relevant part that a Medicare Set-Aside is not subject to administration by a bankruptcy trustee because it is not property of the bankruptcy estate in spite of the fact that it might be held in a...
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a decision by a federal district court granting summary judgment in favor of an insurance company/employer sued for retaliatory discharge by a disgruntled claims adjuster, who contended she was improperly...
Many studies have analyzed why the medical componen t of workers' compensation costs have risen rapidly the past several years despite the recession. Explanations for the higher costs have ranged from increased workers' compensation prescription...
By Marcus A. Roland, Esq.
Schmidt v. South Central Bell , No. 2010-CA-000986-WC (Ky. App. 2011) .The statutory amendments removing the medical expenses cap in place under KRS 342.020 as enacted in 1962 were remedial, rendering the amendments retroactive...
Okay this case is not really hot off the press, I am embarrassed to say. It was kindly brought to my attention by Henry Davis Esq... and supplied to me by Steve Morrow Esq. I am blogging about it with the belief that if I make a copy available with a...
Pop Quiz Question: When does a "lien claimant" become a party in a litigated case per 8 CCR §10210(y)?
a. The lien claimant files the application
b. The lien claimant files a DOR
c. The underlying case has been resolved...
Citing Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law (LexisNexis), the Iowa Court of Appeals denied the workers’ compensation claim of a man who said he sustained an injury at a company bowling party.
Read it at Radio Iowa .