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Colleen Casey
EAMS: Three Tips for Trial – Submission of Evidence

Robert Gallagher once said: "Change is inevitable—except from a vending machine." Last time I looked, EAMS was nothing like a vending machine… although, wouldn’t that be cool? Get your ice cold Coke and two OCR forms to go…...

Cassandra Roberts
Delaware UR Appellate Round-Up: Do We See a Trend Here?

Okay, I am thinking that UR rulings of non-certification have about as much sticking power as a defective Post-It note. These have been busy weeks for your humble blogger and I owe y'all an update on something. Well, UR is the subject du jour and...

Stuart D. Colburn
Texas Appeals Panel Decision Nos. 100234 and 100264 – AMA Guides

By Stuart D. Colburn, Shareholder, Downs Stanford Appeals Panel Decision No. 100234 – AMA Guides The Claimant sustained a compensable low-back injury. He underwent spinal surgery, suffered an infection, and underwent numerous surgeries in...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team
Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter - Recent Arrests, Charges, Convictions, and Investigations (9/23/2010)

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and...

California Workers' Compensation Institute
California Private Self-Insured Claim Volume Fell in 2009, But Average Claim Costs Continued Up

Private self-insured employers in California reported 10,463 fewer work injury claims in 2009 – a claim count that was down 11.2 percent from 2008 -- but their aggregate claim costs fell just 4.1 percent as the average amount they paid per claim...

Larson's Spotlight
Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (9/24/2010)

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Privileged Communication, Mileage Costs, Fraud, Hernia as Consequential Injury. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's...