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March 21, 2019
March 13, 2019

Determining the First Day of Disability

Pennsylvania

March 20, 2019
March 13, 2019

Medical Marijuana In Pennsylvania

What Does it Mean for Employers?

March 15, 2019
March 13, 2019

What You Need to Know About the Recent Amendments to New Jersey's Paid Family Leave Laws

Major amendments have been enacted to family leave laws.

March 14, 2019
March 13, 2019

When a Physician Demands Fees Above the Florida Statutory Fee Schedule

Florida Workers' Compensation 2019 Case Law Update

March 12, 2019
March 13, 2019

Compounded Topical Pain Creams Shown to be No More Effective Than Placebo

New Study of Efficacy of Compounded Pain Creams

March 7, 2019
March 13, 2019

The Idiopathic Defense Remains as Difficult As Ever to Prove

New Jersey

February 28, 2019
March 13, 2019

Reimbursement Rates of Veteran's Affairs Bills in Massachusetts

Massachusetts

February 21, 2019
March 13, 2019

Tennessee Supreme Court Clarifies Russell Emergency Rule and Opines that an Employer Has No Statutory or Common Law Duty to Use an AED to Assist an Employee

Tennessee

February 15, 2019
March 13, 2019

§ 44 Apportionment as a Limitation on Liability In Occupational Disease Claims

New York

February 8, 2019
March 13, 2019

What Insurers Need to Know About the Fee Review Process in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

February 1, 2019
March 13, 2019

The Legal Doctrine of Collateral Estoppel as a Bar to Repeat Utilization Reviews

Pennsylvania

January 24, 2019
March 13, 2019

New Jersey Medical Provider Claims: Six-Year Statute of Limitations

New Jersey

January 17, 2019
March 13, 2019

Implications of General Releases in Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Law

Massachusetts

January 3, 2019
March 13, 2019

New York Workers' Compensation Board claimants may receive a schedule loss of use award and permanent partial disability classification for injuries arising out of the same accident.

New York

February 8, 2019
March 13, 2019

What Insurers Need to Know About the Fee Review Process in Pennsylvania

Tips on controlling costs and limiting exposure.

January 10, 2019
March 13, 2019

Tennessee Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Workers’ Compensation Case - The 'Escape Clause' Will Be Clarified Soon.

Tennessee

December 27, 2018
March 13, 2019

Discoverable Social Media Data: The Possible Game Changer throughout the Life of a Case

Discoverable Social Media Data: The Possible Game Changer throughout the Life of a Case

December 20, 2018
March 13, 2019

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules

An Insurer Cannot Pursue An Action Against A Third Party On Behalf Of A Claimant To Recovery Its Section 319 Subrogation Lien

December 13, 2018
March 13, 2019

The End of Bona Fide Offers

New Jersey Governor Murphy signs bill ending bona fide offers.

December 6, 2018
March 13, 2019

The Impact of Workplace Violence on Workers' Compensation Claims In Connecticut

Workplace violence is a concerning issue for American workers.

February 28, 2018
March 13, 2019

Pertinent changes to the Statue-of-limitations Defense

On February 23, 2018, the Florida First District Court of Appeal made a significant ruling regarding the statute-of-limitations defense

November 29, 2018
March 13, 2019

Physician Panels Under Tennessee Workers' Compensation

Pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. §50-6-204(a)(1)(A), an employer or its agent shall provide . . .

November 15, 2018
March 13, 2019

Florida Workers' Compensation: PTSD

Pure psychiatric injuries covered for first responders.

November 8, 2018
March 13, 2019

The Interplay Between the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act and the Ridesharing Act

The Commonwealth Court issued three decisions on companion cases that addressed the relationship between the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act and the Ridesharing Act.

November 2, 2018
March 13, 2019

The Use of Medical Marijuana in Workers’ Compensation

The Use of Medical Marijuana in Workers’ Compensation

April 9, 2015
March 13, 2019

100 Years of Workers Comp is No Trivial Pursuit

100 Years of Workers Comp is No Trivial Pursuit

October 25, 2018
March 13, 2019

Act 111 Passed to Respond to Pennsylvania Supreme Court Invalidation of IREs

Act 111 Passed in Pennsylvania

March 13, 2019

Tennessee's New Workers' Comp Adjuster Certification Program

Tennessee has a new voluntary adjuster certification program, offering state specific workers’ compensation training.

March 13, 2019

Armour Pharmacy v. Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Fee Review Hearing Office

Tthe Commonwealth Court held that the parties to a C&R Agreement can bindonly each other and cannot release themselves from liability to a person who is not a party...

September 27, 2018
March 13, 2019

Proposed New Jersey Bad Faith Statute Could Lead to Much Larger Awards for First Party Bad Faith Claims

Chartwell Law breaks down proposed New Jersey Bad Faith Statute

August 22, 2018
March 13, 2019

Best of Both Worlds – Dual Jurisdiction

Dual jurisdiction exists if a claimant is able to establish jurisdiction in two or more states. Typically, the employer issues medical and indemnity benefits...

August 2, 2018
March 13, 2019

Limitations on Employer’s Subrogation Rights: Whitmoyer v. WCAB (Mountain Country Meats)

The PA Supreme Court addressed the issue of the scope of recovery of an employer.

March 13, 2019

Fighting for our clients, defending their interests.

At Chartwell Law, we partner with our clients to achieve the best possible result in their interests.

June 25, 2018
March 13, 2019

New Jersey Firefighter Cancer Statute is Well Intentioned, But Based on Gut Feelings, Not Science

Well Intentioned, But Based on Gut Feelings, Not Science

May 4, 2018
March 13, 2019

Medical Provider Claims: Jurisdiction

A major trend that we have been seeing in New Jersey workers’ compensation is Medical Provider Claims being filed for out-of-state injuries, particularly New York or Pennsylvania.

November 17, 2017
March 13, 2019

Compound Pain Cream Update

As we have reported in the past, compound pain creams (CPCs) remain the subject of local and national attention.