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Pennsylvania House Bill 18 Takes Aim at Workers' Compensation Medications

by Karl Voigt

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Tuesday,  June 20 will likely be voting on its House Bill 18, which seeks to further control medications taken by Workers’ Compensation claimants. 319 more words

Medical Marijuana Vs. Big Pharma

Increasingly gaining ground as an accepted medicine by top health associations, researchers, and medical journals, the marijuana industry continues its massive expansion, with legalization encompassing more than half the U.S. 641 more words

Drug Utilization Review

Learn how employees are contesting Workers' Comp exclusive remedy in court

According to legal experts, there is an emerging trend in workers’ comp litigation – more and more cases are trying to bypass the “Grand Bargain,” the agreement that employers will provide compensation to workers injured on the job in exchange for immunity from lawsuits. 506 more words

The Law Office of Rick Koenig in Sedalia MO Will Fight For Proper Workers' Compensation In Your Case 

Workers Can Hire Top Legal Talent to Get Compensation Benefits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sedalia, MO – May 29, 2017 – Anyone who has been involved in a workers’ compensation case knows how complex they can be. 317 more words

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Southern Ins. Co. v. Workers Compensation Appeals Bd.

Insured company misrepresented in its worker’s compensation insurance application that its workers traveled only within a 200 mile radius of its headquarters in California, so appeals board needed to determine whether insurer’s resulting rescission was effective.  87 more words

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3 Key Elements of A Safety Culture

According to OSHA, “Safety cultures consist of shared beliefs, practices, and attitudes that exist at an establishment. Culture is the atmosphere created by those beliefs, attitudes, etc., which shape our behavior.” 127 more words

Workers Compensation

Psychosocial issues top the list of barriers to successful claim outcomes

According to Rising Medical Solutions’ 2016 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study survey, the top barriers to achieving desired claims outcomes are psychosocial issues, followed by lack of return to work options, litigation, employer/employee relationship, late injury/claim reporting, and timely communications with stakeholders (employee, employer, providers). 573 more words