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David & Goliath: Army of Doctors Cannot Save Delaware Termination Petition in TBI Case
Posted on 11 Jan 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

You have to hand it to my partner Tim Lengkeek. He gets sexy cases from a litigation standpoint-many of his clients have serious if not catastrophic injury (and some of them are even dead). And today's case involves a traumatic brain injury as the... Read More

Pennsylvania: WCJ’s Rejection of Uncontradicted Medical Evidence Offered by IRE Physician Was Appropriate
Posted on 2 Jun 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

Emphasizing that with regard to expert medical testimony, one should not conflate the qualifications of the expert with the persuasiveness of the expert’s testimony, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania reversed a decision by the state’s Commonwealth... Read More

Brain Teaser: A New Take on Head Trauma and Related Impairment in Delaware
Posted on 26 Jul 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

The summer release of IAB decisions includes two recent rulings that deal with closed head injury and claims for permanent impairment pursuant to 19 Del. Code Section 2326 . Both are claimant-friendly rulings worth sharing. Case #1: Charles Buckman... Read More

Brain Teaser: A New Take on Head Trauma and Related Impairment in Delaware
Posted on 26 Jul 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

The summer release of IAB decisions includes two recent rulings that deal with closed head injury and claims for permanent impairment pursuant to 19 Del. Code Section 2326 . Both are claimant-friendly rulings worth sharing. Case #1: Charles Buckman... Read More

David & Goliath: Army of Doctors Cannot Save Delaware Termination Petition in TBI Case
Posted on 11 Jan 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

You have to hand it to my partner Tim Lengkeek. He gets sexy cases from a litigation standpoint-many of his clients have serious if not catastrophic injury (and some of them are even dead). And today's case involves a traumatic brain injury as the... Read More

TX: Houston Maritime Firm Obtains $14 Million Settlement for Injured Barge Worker
Posted on 25 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Houston maritime law firm conducted extensive depositions and produced a "day in the life" video on behalf of a worker with head, back and traumatic brain injuries HOUSTON, TX -- A former barge worker has obtained a $14 million settlement... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (1/28/2013)
Posted on 28 Jan 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: IAIABC Posts 50 State Medical Marijuana Survey . ... Read More

MO: Traumatic Brain Injury Claim Rejected When Expert Performed No Tests
Posted on 16 Apr 2010 by Martin Klug

Claimant hurt his ear but did not traumatically injure his brain in a 1994 accident when an over-filled cement bag exploded near him. The case is Lingo v Midwest Block and Brick, WD 71501 (Mo. App. 4-13-10) Claimant consulted seven different experts... Read More

Healthcare Solutions Identifies Workers’ Compensation Future Trends and Potential Impacts
Posted on 10 May 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Healthcare Solutions, a medical cost management firm, released a paper on May 3, 2011, at the annual conference of the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS), identifying 10 emerging trends in medical treatment of workplace injuries. These trends... Read More