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Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Excluded Under Uninsured Motorist Policy

Two parties, the Forgeys and Ms. Maynor, were involved in an automobile collision on approximately January 30, 2009. The Forgeys contended that the collision... More

New Limitations on Arbitration Agreements Could Have Big Impact on Financial Industry

Big changes may be on the way for dispute resolution agreements in the financial industry. Recently, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed two... More

Chiropractor Sentenced for Receiving Kickbacks and Money Laundering

A Texas chiropractor, Garry Wayne Craighead, was sentenced to to fourteen years in federal prison for receiving over $17 million in kickbacks in exchange for... More

Untimely Attorney Fee Application Mandates Return of Attorney Fees

On April 24, 2011, claimant suffered an injury while in the course and scope of his employment with Ash Timber Company. The claimant retained... More

OSHA Revises Rules and Regulations on Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) has implemented new rules with respect to its recording and reporting regulations under 29 CFR 1904.  The... More

Employer and Claimant May Both Choose an FCE Provider

Claimant injured her back when she lifted a patient while working as a nursing assistant.  Claimant initially received conservative treatment which was not effective. ... More

The LWC Fares Well in the Recent Decision of the First Circuit Court of Appeal

Earlier this month, the Louisiana Workforce Commission came out on top (not once, but twice), following the recent decision of the First Circuit Court... More

Advanced Technology from U.S. Military will soon find its way into Commercial Diving Operations

The United State Navy has developed the Divers Augmented Vision Display, which is a high-resolution, heads-up display installed directly into a diver’s helmet.  The... More

Sanctions and Fees: OWC Does Not Always Have Jurisdiction

Defendant, a medical facility, initially filed three disputed claims against Employer with the Office of Workers’ Compensation (OWC) because they had not been paid... More

Second Circuit Addresses Medical Causation and Prescription

Claimant was a nurse working for Employer.  She alleged that she was trying to reposition a patient in bed on April 30, 2013 when... More