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New Mexico: Court Approves Injured Worker’s Use of Medical Marijuana
Posted on 23 Jan 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

Where an injured worker who had sustained work-related back injuries unsuccessfully sought “conventional” treatment for pain and discomfort and subsequently turned to the use of medical marijuana, the employer and insurer could be required... Read More

California: Utilization Review: Timelines for Expedited Review When Imminent and Serious Threat Exists
Posted on 16 Jan 2015 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

In Rodriguez v. Air Eagle, Inc., 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, the WCAB has provided guidance on the expedited review of a request for authorization and on the burden of proof of a prescription for home health care services. UR Denial Timeline... Read More

The Effect of Drug Fee Schedules and Other Factors on Workers’ Comp Prescription Drug Costs
Posted on 6 Oct 2015 by Roger Rabb

By Roger Rabb, J.D., Special Correspondent for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter NCCI studies have shown that establishing a fee schedule for physician services can help keep down costs in workers’ compensation claims, and... Read More

California: What Constitutes a Prescription for Home Health Care Services?
Posted on 29 Jan 2018 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Any information or opinions contained in this commentary are not necessarily endorsed by LexisNexis® or its affiliates or by the LexisNexis® editorial consultants who review panel decisions. Prior to 2013, there may not have been a more controversial... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Workers’ Comp Cases: Oklahoma Key Workers’ Comp Reforms Ruled Unconstitutional
Posted on 29 Dec 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Medical Examiners, Independent Contractor, Substantial Deviation, Methadone and Death Benefits. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Workers’ Comp Cases: Oklahoma Key Workers’ Comp Reforms Ruled Unconstitutional
Posted on 29 Dec 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Medical Examiners, Independent Contractor, Substantial Deviation, Methadone and Death Benefits. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More