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Tennessee: Appellate Court Orders Payment for Self-Procured Surgery Where Aborted Surgery by Panel Physician Almost Kills Injured Employee

In an unpublished decision, the Supreme Court of Tennessee (Workers’ Compensation Appeals Panel) modified, in relevant part, a trial court’s decision that had denied an employee’s request for payment of medical expenses associated with a second round of surgery on the basis that the...

California: Diagnostic Testing: Medical Treatment or Medical-Legal Expense? (Part 2)

In the May 4, 2015 issue of the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter California Edition we reported the noteworthy panel decision of Hubbard v. United Parcel Service , 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS 223 (April 21, 2015). On July 3, 2015, the WCAB panel rescinded its prior decision in which...