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Best Doctors President and COO Evan Falchuk Receives Workers’ Compensation Notable People Award

BOSTON – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Best Doctors, Inc., a provider of employer-based health benefits that help individuals get the right care, today announced in a press release that its president and chief operating officer, Evan Falchuk, received...

Thomas A. Robinson
The Top 10 Bizarre Workers’ Comp Cases for 2009

From the Editors of Larson's Workers' Compensation Law: Here’s our list of the most bizarre or unusual workers’ comp cases in 2009… 1. IL : W orkers' Comp Benefits Allowed for Chivalrous Act at Vending Machine - Circuit...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff
FREE DOWNLOAD: Swierk v. Fusion Support Services (Missouri Labor and Industrial Relations Commission) (alleged mental injury)

Claimant failed to prove she could never work again after a computer trainer unexpectedly grabbed her ***. She had a panic attack and treated for insomnia and problems with concentration. Claimant sustained no physical injury. Claimant failed to prove...

H. Edwin Detlie
Iowa Supreme Court Makes Major Change to Second Injury Fund Claims

On January 22, 2010, the Iowa Supreme Court issued Gregory v. Second Injury Fund , which will substantially change claims against the Second Injury Fund of Iowa, and making it possible for injured workers to be more fairly compensated for injuries to...

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The Top 10 Workers' Compensation Cases of 2009

From the Editors of Larson's Workers' Compensation Law : Here’s our list for the Top 10 Cases of 2009… 1. U.S. : Supreme Court Allows Controversial 6th Circuit RICO/Workers' Compensation Decision to Stand - Cassens Transport...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff
FREE DOWNLOAD: Johnson v. The Grand Bouquet Florist (Calif. WCAB panel) (permanent disability rating)

Nancy Johnson v. The Grand Bouquet Florist Permanent Disability—Rating—AMA Guides —WCAB rescinded WCJ's finding that applicant/florist suffered 26 percent permanent disability after apportionment as a result of 4/15/2004 low back...