Workers' Compensation

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A New Mediation Track to Combat Opioid Use by Injured Workers
Posted on 3 Nov 2015 by Deborah Kohl

Massachusetts’ new pilot program aims to break the emphasis on opioids On October 23, 2015, attorneys and judges from Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire gathered at Gillette Stadium to discuss a variety of workers’ compensation... Read More

Alabama: Trial Court’s Judgment Based—in Part—On Employer’s Contempt in Violating Mediation Order Was Erroneous
Posted on 28 Feb 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

Where a trial court expressly stated that it was sanctioning the employer by taking the employer’s contempt—the violation of a mediation order—into account when making the court’s various findings of fact and conclusions of law... Read More

Webinar Stresses Use of Mediation in California Workers' Comp
Posted on 21 Nov 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

"Mediating Workers' Comp Claims, Liens and Other Disputes" is the topic of a free webinar on Dec. 1 from WorkCompCentral Education, the company announced today. Former Oakland Presiding Judge George Mason and longtime workers' comp... Read More

United States: Employment Agreement Clause Requiring “Christian Mediation” in Retaliation Civil Action is Valid
Posted on 25 Aug 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

An arbitration clause in a two-page employment contract that provided for the resolution of disputes by "following the biblical pattern of Matthew 18:15-17," and which also stated that any unresolved disputes would be submitted to "Christian... Read More

WCI 67th Annual Workers' Compensation Educational Conference August 19-23, 2012, Orlando, FL
Posted on 25 May 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

The dates for the Workers' Compensation Institute (WCI) 67th Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference and 24th Annual Safety & Health Conference have been set for August 19-23, 2012. The conference will be held at The Orlando... Read More

Webinar Stresses Use of Mediation in California Workers' Comp
Posted on 21 Nov 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

"Mediating Workers' Comp Claims, Liens and Other Disputes" is the topic of a free webinar on Dec. 1 from WorkCompCentral Education, the company announced today. Former Oakland Presiding Judge George Mason and longtime workers'... Read More

Resolution of Workers’ Compensation Cases Through Mediation
Posted on 4 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

By: Robert G. Heywood, Mediator and Arbitrator and Hon. Steven Siemers (Retired), Mediator and Arbitrator For workers’ compensation cases that have been open for two or more years, that can’t seem to move to closure, that require extensive... Read More