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CA: Chiropractors Performing Manipulation Under Anesthesia Stated Claims Against Insurance Company and Its Employee for Malicious Prosecution

Judge Lawrence K. Karlton of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, issued a March 31, 2010 order in Ambrose v. Coffey: Malicious Prosecution—Chiropractors—Manipulation Under Anesthesia —U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, denied plaintiffs chiropractors'...

CA: Insurer Denied Reimbursement for Paying Excessive Treatment Beyond 24 Chiropractic Visit Limit

Silvia Mora v. Steelcase, Inc. Medical Treatment--Chiropractic--WCAB, rescinding WJC's finding, held that defendant was not entitled to reimbursement by lien claimant/chiropractor for treatment provided to applicant/painter/assembler with injury to her right shoulder and upper extremity during...

CA: Allstate Sues 18 Doctors, Chiropractors for Fraud

Allstate Insurance Company has filed a lawsuit against 18 California physicians and chiropractors, accusing them of starting up medical clinics that are falsely portrayed as medical groups, with the chiropractors maintaininng sole ownership, this to allegedly avoid interfence from insurance companies...

Oh, the Pain of Inadequacy: Chiropractor Trumps Doctor in this Delaware Utilization Review Appeal

Today's post comes to us from Walt Schmittinger, offering up the outcome of a UR appeals case tried to the Board in Milford two weeks ago. The appeal was from a UR non-cert of chiropractic care with Dr. Michael Gandolfo. Here is what Walt had to say: "Actually I found it noteworthy as a...

Oh, the Pain of Inadequacy: Chiropractor Trumps Doctor in this Delaware Utilization Review Appeal

Today's post comes to us from Walt Schmittinger, offering up the outcome of a UR appeals case tried to the Board in Milford two weeks ago. The appeal was from a UR non-cert of chiropractic care with Dr. Michael Gandolfo. Here is what Walt had to say: "Actually I found it noteworthy as...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Workers’ Comp Cases: Oklahoma Key Workers’ Comp Reforms Ruled Unconstitutional

Larson's Spotlight on Medical Examiners, Independent Contractor, Substantial Deviation, Methadone and Death Benefits. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law, has compiled the...

A “Sea Change” in California: Regulatory Implementation of the SB 863 Reforms

AD says IMR gets 30 days to issue a decision after receipt of records, but doesn’t address Arredondo noteworthy panel decision Roger Rabb, J.D., Special Correspondent for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter In 2012, California passed into law Senate Bill 863 implementing...