Workers' Compensation

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Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: October to December 2014
Posted on 7 Jan 2015 by Keith J. Kasper

This list of recent noteworthy cases was compiled by Keith J. Kasper of McCormick, Fitzpatrick, Kasper & Buchard, PC. The long awaited proposed re-write of the VT WC Rules has been unveiled and will be ready for public comment soon. ... Read More

New CWCI Study Looks at Independent Medical Review Outcomes in California Workers’ Comp
Posted on 25 Apr 2015 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

A new analysis of independent medical review decisions issued in 2014 suggests that the medical dispute resolution process mandated by the workers’ compensation reform bill enacted in 2012 is working to assure that the treatment provided to California... Read More

District of Columbia: Remand Required Where Review Board Fails to Determine Medical Issues on their Merits
Posted on 31 Jul 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

The District of Columbia Court of Appeals reversed a significant portion of an order by the Compensation Review Board (CRB) that found an injured worker was not entitled to compensation for proposed medical treatments on the basis that they were not reasonable... Read More

CWCI Reviews California Workers’ Comp Q1 2015 Independent Medical Review Outcomes
Posted on 7 Jul 2015 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

A new analysis of 2015 independent medical review (IMR) outcomes shows there was no significant reduction in IMR volume in the first quarter of this year, even though the independent medical reviewers continue to concur with the utilization review (UR... Read More