As Trauma Centers Proliferate in Pennsylvania, the Expensive Exception to Medical Fee Caps May Be Poised for a Protz Challenge
An injured employee may receive medical benefits for pre-existing conditions, if the treatment will aid or improve recovery.
What Does it Mean for Employers?
Major amendments have been enacted to family leave laws.
Florida Workers' Compensation 2019 Case Law Update
New Study of Efficacy of Compounded Pain Creams
Tips on controlling costs and limiting exposure.
Discoverable Social Media Data: The Possible Game Changer throughout the Life of a Case
An Insurer Cannot Pursue An Action Against A Third Party On Behalf Of A Claimant To Recovery Its Section 319 Subrogation Lien
New Jersey Governor Murphy signs bill ending bona fide offers.
Workplace violence is a concerning issue for American workers.
On February 23, 2018, the Florida First District Court of Appeal made a significant ruling regarding the statute-of-limitations defense
Pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. §50-6-204(a)(1)(A), an employer or its agent shall provide . . .
Pure psychiatric injuries covered for first responders.
The Commonwealth Court issued three decisions on companion cases that addressed the relationship between the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act and the Ridesharing Act.
The Use of Medical Marijuana in Workers’ Compensation
100 Years of Workers Comp is No Trivial Pursuit
Act 111 Passed in Pennsylvania
Tennessee has a new voluntary adjuster certification program, offering state specific workers’ compensation training.
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...
Chartwell Law breaks down proposed New Jersey Bad Faith Statute
Dual jurisdiction exists if a claimant is able to establish jurisdiction in two or more states. Typically, the employer issues medical and indemnity benefits...
The PA Supreme Court addressed the issue of the scope of recovery of an employer.
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Well Intentioned, But Based on Gut Feelings, Not Science
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.
As we have reported in the past, compound pain creams (CPCs) remain the subject of local and national attention.