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Texas: Performance Based Oversight (12/23/11 Update)
Posted on 24 Dec 2011 by Stuart D. Colburn

Beginning January 1, 2012, the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) will begin its six month collection of data to assess insurance carriers for Performance Based Oversight (PBO). The PBO period will last until June 30, 2011. The PBO measures... Read More

Diligent Search for Work or Just Diddling Around
Posted on 14 Oct 2011 by Paul B. Howell

By Paul B. Howell, Franke & Salloum, PLLC, Gulfport, Mississippi Most cases under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C.S. § 901 , et seq. , involve the issue of a claimant's entitlement to disability. Disability... Read More

Workers’ Compensation, Return to Work, and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Posted on 8 Apr 2015 by Roger Rabb

Best practices for complying with the spirit and law of the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended in 2009 Roger Rabb, J.D., Special Correspondent for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter Employers dealing with injured workers... Read More

Texas: Performance Based Oversight (12/23/11 Update)
Posted on 24 Dec 2011 by Stuart D. Colburn

Beginning January 1, 2012, the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) will begin its six month collection of data to assess insurance carriers for Performance Based Oversight (PBO). The PBO period will last until June 30, 2011. The PBO measures... Read More

Texas Appeals Panel Decision No. 100201 – Disability
Posted on 19 Aug 2010 by Stuart D. Colburn

By Stuart D. Colburn, Shareholder, Downs Stanford The Hearing Officer did not find disability immediately following the injury. The injured worker was taken by ambulance to the emergency room and received narcotic medications. The emergency room... Read More

Diligent Search for Work or Just Diddling Around
Posted on 14 Oct 2011 by Paul B. Howell

By Paul B. Howell, Franke & Salloum, PLLC, Gulfport, Mississippi Most cases under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C.S. § 901 , et seq. , involve the issue of a claimant's entitlement to disability. Disability... Read More

FECA Reform Proposals
Posted on 24 May 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

A Second Congressional Hearing Provides More Details on a Framework for Legislation The Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, held a hearing on May 12, 2011, about updating... Read More