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Nebraska: Injured Employee Fails to Show Spinal Cord Stimulator Is Necessary Medical Expense
Posted on 8 Jan 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

An employer need not pay the cost of supplying an injured employee with a spinal cord stimulator where both the employee’s testimony and that of the employer’s medical experts indicated the stimulator did not alleviate the pain associated... Read More

Rating the Gait: A New Take on Permanency in Delaware?
Posted on 26 Oct 2015 by Cassandra Roberts

Today’s selection is from Don Marston of Doroshow Pasquale et al. Here is what Don has to say: Here is what I believe to be the latest entry in the battle of low back perm vs. lower extremity perm. There are a couple of interesting aspects... Read More

Iowa: “Lower Extremity” Is Not Same Thing as “Leg”; Award Made for Injury to the Body as a Whole
Posted on 18 Jul 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

An Iowa appellate court affirmed a finding that an injured employee's deep vein thrombosis constituted an injury to the body as a whole and that the employee was entitled to an award of 60 percent industrial disability. The court said substantial... Read More

Big Doings in Delaware--Lower Extremity Added to Practice Guidelines and Procedural Changes to UR (and a whole lot of other cool stuff)
Posted on 14 Jun 2011 by Cassandra Roberts

Well, time for a tickertape parade if you ask me. The long-awaited Practice Guidelines for the lower extremity (including the knee) are now available. And the Utilization Review process has been reportedly streamlined. Will this make it more user friendly... Read More