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District of Columbia: Overuse of Narcotic Pain-Relievers Is Not Abandonment of Workplace

A District of Columbia appellate court has affirmed an ALJ’s finding that a claimant did not voluntarily limit her income and was entitled to continue receiving TTD payments related to a work-related injury in spite of the fact that she had been medically cleared for light work, had been offered...

Flyin’ High………. And the Role of Utilization Review in a Delaware Drug Diversion Case

Today’s case comes to us by way of Marshall Dennehy’s Jessica Julian. That is Jess and her family pictured here. What tickles me about this picture, pilfered from Facebook, is that these are some seriously beautiful people. And if “beauty” can be considered a generational curse...

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...