Workers’ compensation covered the claimant's initial surgeries, but her medical problems persist.
In its February issue of “MKRS Law’s Case Law Updates,” the Florida workers’ compensation defense law firm reviews four recent cases.
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Very little good has ever come from judges attempting to interpret legislative intent in the face of disputed medical treatment.
Three weeks ago a group of stakeholders in Maryland decided physician dispensing wasn’t that bad. These stakeholders agreed to not do anything legislatively to address doc dispensing for another two years because their own analysis had indicated physician dispensing in MD was not changing.
In the mid-1980s, workers' compensation underwent a management revolution. Until then, employers bought insurance policies, and when injuries occurred passed the baton to their carriers. Then they went back to making widgets trusting that the carriers would take care of everything.
I get a fair number of inquiries about "personally confer." There seems to be lingering doubt or confusion on this topic. The rules, since last November, have provided a definition for "personally confer." The definition is in 6.102(12) and the requirement for it is in 6.115(2).