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Yesterday!

Where do I start? Yesterday marked 2 years, 6 months, and 7 days from my date of injury.  I’m not sure what sadden me the most. 1,467 more words

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Ohio House Bill 27

House Bill 27, which became effective September 29, 2017, made several substantive changes to Ohio workers’ compensation law, including:

  • Reducing the statute of limitations for filing a claim to one year…
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CMS Announces Updated Life Tables

On December 11, 2017 the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) announced that it would begin referencing the CDC’s Table 1: Life Table for the total population: United States, 2014, for WCMSA life expectancy calculations. 65 more words

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Workplace injuries in health care related to insufficient staff levels, unions say

The president of one of the unions representing health care workers in Saskatchewan said she was not surprised by provincial auditor Judy Ferguson’s findings about absenteeism in the health sector. 394 more words

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Interim enforcement guidance on silica standard for construction

The interim enforcement guidance for the Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Standard (1926.1153), which is now enforced in full, was issued Oct. 670 more words

Content Out of Context

The adoption of evidence-based medicine (EBM) by state jurisdictions tends to polarize workers’ compensation stakeholders – sometimes for good reason. Many justify that it is the political machine driving the opposite perspectives. 896 more words

Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM)

The Office Holiday Party: Best Practices to Avoid Legal Trouble

The holiday season is here, and employees are looking forward to celebrating with their family and co-workers.  However, the office holiday party – an anticipated yearly tradition in many workplaces – has now become a cause for concern for employers, especially amidst the current national conversation about workplace sexual harassment. 1,166 more words

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