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Show me the money: DE IAB rules medical expense check can issue directly to claimant (and her attorney) in lieu of provider
Posted on 9 Sep 2010 by Cassandra Roberts

This is a great week for the claimant's bar in Delaware. An order has just issued that answers the question of whether an attorney can demand that a medical expense award be issued to him and his client over the objection of the defense that checks... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (8/26/2011) – Claimant’s Degenerative Knee Injury Caused By Original Work Injury
Posted on 26 Aug 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Degenerative Condition, Attorney's Fees, Health Care Provider, Facial Disfigurement, and Life Care Plan. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer... Read More

California Workers Comp Liens: The Trouble With Tribbles
Posted on 20 Jul 2011 by Howard Stevens

"The Trouble With Tribbles" is a second-season episode of Star Trek: The Original Series, first broadcast on December 29, 1967 and repeated June 21, 1968. The "trouble" with the Tribbles is that they reproduce far too quickly and are... Read More

Missouri: Employer Penalized for Lapses in Prescription Payments
Posted on 16 Mar 2012 by Martin Klug

The employer’s failure to provide medical treatment for several months did not waive its right to designate a medical provider, according to the Commission, which rejected an argument that 287.140 allowed prospective waiver to designate medical... Read More

Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (9/29/2011)
Posted on 30 Sep 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the October 2011 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. subscribers can link to the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2011 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Charter Oak Unified... Read More

MD: DWC Clarifies Voc. Rehab Procedures
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by

Baltimore, MD (CompNewsNetwork) - In order to clarify the regulations and procedures recently promulgated regarding vocational rehabilitation procedures and the use of the VR-04 (Vocational Rehabilitation Dispute), VR-05 (Disputed Provider/Practitioner... Read More

CT: WCC's Payor-Provider Presentations Available Upon Request
Posted on 30 Aug 2010 by

Hartford, CT (CompNewsNetwork) - The Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Commission, along with representatives from the insurance and medical communities, has recently established the Payor and Medical Provider Guidelines to Improve the Coordination... Read More

Illinois Governor Signs Workers Comp Reform Bill
Posted on 29 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Governor Pat Quinn of Illinois and other supproters of workers' compensation reform are saying that the newly signed legislation could save employers from 10 to 20 percent on their workers' compensation premiums. But some trial lawyers and medical... Read More