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Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: October to December 2014
Posted on 7 Jan 2015 by Keith J. Kasper

This list of recent noteworthy cases was compiled by Keith J. Kasper of McCormick, Fitzpatrick, Kasper & Buchard, PC. The long awaited proposed re-write of the VT WC Rules has been unveiled and will be ready for public comment soon. ... Read More

Hawaii: Injured Worker Should Receive New Device to Treat Tinnitus
Posted on 13 Nov 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Court of Hawaii, vacating a lower court decision, held that substantial evidence showed that a new type of neuromonics device was “reasonably needed” for treating an injured worker’s tinnitus, and that based on this finding... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (2/4/2013)
Posted on 4 Feb 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: Study Examines Relationship Between Health Care Settings... Read More

FECA Reform Proposals
Posted on 24 May 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

A Second Congressional Hearing Provides More Details on a Framework for Legislation The Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, held a hearing on May 12, 2011, about updating... Read More

Stephen Levit, M.D. on Spinal Manipulation Under Anesthesia: Is the Whole Greater Than the Sum of its Parts?
Posted on 16 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Occupational Injuries & Illnesses S

“Spinal manipulation under anesthesia is a controversial procedure for allegedly treating spine pain using osteopathic or chiropractic manipulation techniques while the patient is under general anesthesia or conscious sedation,” explains Stephen... Read More

Edward Cremata, D.C. on Manipulation Under Anesthesia: A Safe, Effective, and Cost-Effective Procedure for Suitable Candidates
Posted on 16 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Occupational Injuries & Illnesses S

“Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA) is a generic term that describes a procedure or set of procedures designed to improve lost ranges of motion due to infiltration of fibrotic and scar tissue. Fibrosis deposition is part of the normal healing process... Read More