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Gone to the Dogs – Idiopathic Fall Defense Fails in Case of Veterinarian Who Collapses During Surgery

Cases that review the "idiopathic fall" doctrine pop up in Delaware on an occasional basis at best and often present interesting facts. In a recent decision of the Industrial Accident Board, Laci Nash v. Medical Management International , IAB Decision, Hearing No. 1320555 (June 23, 2009)...

Big Doings in Delaware--Lower Extremity Added to Practice Guidelines and Procedural Changes to UR (and a whole lot of other cool stuff)

Well, time for a tickertape parade if you ask me. The long-awaited Practice Guidelines for the lower extremity (including the knee) are now available. And the Utilization Review process has been reportedly streamlined. Will this make it more user friendly? Will the lawyers now step out of the submission...

Mona Lisa Smile…….Not In This Delaware Dental Case!!

Holiday greetings to one and all. And a shout out to my new urban legend, that rascal Gary Baker. Do y'all remember my post of 7/22/09? Titled "Gone to the Dogs...." , it was a little ditty about course and scope and the idiopathic fall defense involving veterinary surgeon Dr. Laci Nash...

Mona Lisa Smile…….Not In This Delaware Dental Case!!

Holiday greetings to one and all. And a shout out to my new urban legend, that rascal Gary Baker. Do y'all remember my post of 7/22/09? Titled "Gone to the Dogs...." , it was a little ditty about course and scope and the idiopathic fall defense involving veterinary surgeon Dr. Laci Nash...

All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth: Delaware IAB Addresses Claims of Narcotic-related Tooth Decay

Today’s post comes to us by way of Fred Freibott and curiously, this case was already pulled to be featured on the blog, actually one of two cases on a related subject. As a legal pundit of sorts, I think of it as part of my role to identify “trending” topics at the IAB. And while I...