Workers' Compensation

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome as a Central Nervous System Disorder
Posted on 28 Nov 2014 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

A case study from California A case handled by this author involved the diagnosis of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) from a lower extremity industrial injury. The WCAB upheld a trial judge’s decision that a WPI rating can exceed the maximum... Read More

Christmas in Budapest: Delaware IAB Disallows Ketamine Infusions
Posted on 17 Dec 2014 by Cassandra Roberts

The thing about comp is-- it’s always something. One year it is spinal cord stimulators as all the rage, then it’s the multi-level fusion, then it’s Ketamine. It is a job for the comp lawyers just to keep up and sometimes things come... Read More

MO: Slip at Work Becomes Slippery Slope for Employer
Posted on 5 Aug 2011 by Martin Klug

A 59-year old Dangerous Building Inspector was found unable to work as a result of a 2002 accident when his right foot became stuck in a hole, based on an 88-page opinion affirmed by the Commission. Pace v. St. Joseph , DOLIR 8-4-11. The claimant... Read More

RSD in DE: "Yes Sir, that's my Baby"--70 year old Specialist is touted and Ketamine treatment upheld
Posted on 23 Jul 2010 by Cassandra Roberts

Okay, after all the ballyhoo this week about Utilization Review, fines, missed deadlines, and lawyers now practicing under the fear of God [well, some of us do that anyway], I am ready to write about something gentle, upbeat, uplifting, or at least non... Read More