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Oregon: Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Unit is not a “Prosthetic Device”
Posted on 20 Oct 2016 by Thomas A. Robinson

In a divided decision, the Court of Appeals of Oregon held that a transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) unit was not a “prosthetic device” under ORS 656.245(1)(c)(D). The majority added that the attending physician’s treatment... Read More

Connecticut: Employer Need Not Pay for Palliative Medical Care
Posted on 13 Mar 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A Connecticut court affirmed the finding of the commissioner that various medications prescribed by the plaintiff’s treating physician for a head injury that occurred some 18 years earlier were palliative rather than curative, and thus were not... Read More

"Let Me Super-Size That”.....Unsuccessful UR Appeal in Delaware for 400 lb. Missouri Resident
Posted on 23 May 2011 by Cassandra Roberts

Okay, so turnabout is fair play. My last post highlighted a win by claimant attorney Mike Galbraith. Mike shared with me two cases, only one of which merited a profile. The other case was also a "Mike victory" and some informal discussion about... Read More