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Ronald Balter
New York ATF Deposit Requirement Upheld

One of the keys provisions in the 2007 workers' compensation reform bill was the requirement that the private carriers make a deposit into the Aggregate Trust Fund in all cases where a claimant was classified as having a permanent partial disability...

Kenneth Murray
Using Arbitration Forums Special Arbitration Agreement to Efficiently Pursue Statutory Right to Reimbursement of Workers Compensation Benefits

In cases where a worker is injured by a third party’s wrongdoing the workers’ compensation insurance carrier is entitled to recover the benefits it pays out from the responsible third party (or their insurance company). For example, if a delivery...

Larson's Spotlight
Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (7/9/2010)

Larson’s Spotlight on Attorney’s Fees, Exclusive Remedy, Injury En Route to Medical Appointment, Total Disability, and Off-Duty Torts. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff...

Cassandra Roberts
Has the World Gone Mad? DE IAB decision rules that doctor's testimony satisfies Section 2322F(a)

Okay, I guess you can tell from the title that I don't get it.....the ruling that is. This case came before a Hearing Officer on a DACD for recurrence of total disability and claim for medical bills. Dr. Bruce Grossinger was the treating doctor and...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff
TX: Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Appoints New Medical Advisor

AUSTIN, TX - Dr. Donald Patrick will join the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation as the Medical Advisor effective July 12, 2010. Dr. Patrick served as the Executive Director of the Texas Medical Board until August...

Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes, LLP
Payment of Interest on Attorney Fees in California

The California Second Appellate District has opened the door for applicant’s attorneys to receive statutory interest on fee awards for depositions and other WCAB attorney fee awards. In the matter of Koszdin v. State Compensation Insurance Fund...