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The Risk Roundtable: Pre-Existing Conditions and Abdullah Credits in New Jersey Workers' Compensation

An Abdullah Credit is a credit for a pre-existing function loss to the same part of the body for which an award is being paid. In this episode, Weber Gallagher partners Jennifer Laver and Vanessa Mendelewski discuss Abdullah...more

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NC Court of Appeals Sets Standard for Extended Benefits in Sturdivant v. NC Department of Public Safety – What’s Next?

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In Sturdivant v. NC Department of Public Safety (No. COA22-421), the North Carolina Court of Appeals affirms Full Commission Opinion and Award denying extended benefits under N.C.G.S. 97-29 (c)...more

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PA Insurer in Violation for Failure to Reimburse Claimant for Medical Marijuana

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court decided today that under the Commonwealth’s Medical Marijuana Act (“MMA”), Federal law and the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act, it is not a violation of Federal Law prohibitions for...more

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Application of Statutory Bar to Workplace Bullying and Harassment Claims

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Canadian workers' compensation regimes are defined by the "historic tradeoff"—workers gain immediate and consistent benefits coverage under mandatory, no-fault statutory insurance schemes funded by employers and, in exchange,...more

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The Chartwell Chronicles: Virtual Hearings

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In Episode 11 of The Chartwell Chronicles, hosts Colin Davis and Brittany Atkinson are joined by special guest Christopher Pavuk to discuss virtual hearings in the world of workers' compensation. Topics of discussion include...more

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Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Requires Reimbursement for Out-of-Pocket Medical Marijuana Payments

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The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court issued a precedential decision today, requiring employers to reimburse for out-of-pocket medical marijuana expenses. Fegley v. Firestone Tire & Rubber (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board)...more

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New Appeals Court Decision Limits Employers’ Ability to Fight Temporary Total Disability Following Termination

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In a decision that will significantly impact Ohio employers, the Tenth District Court of Appeals has ruled that workers’ compensation claimants are entitled to temporary total disability benefits even if terminated for cause....more

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Investigating Jurisdiction Defenses in Medical Provider Claims Concerning Construction Workers in New Jersey

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Key Takeaways - New Jersey can exercise jurisdiction over a medical provider claim if they can exercise jurisdiction over the underlying claim. The New Jersey Appellate Division set forth six factors to determine...more

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The Chartwell Chronicles: Return to Work

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In Episode 10 of The Chartwell Chronicles, hosts Colin Davis and Brittany Atkinson discuss return to work and total temporary disability. Topics of discussion include temporary vs. permanent work restrictions, alternate...more

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The Chartwell Chronicles: Medical Provider Claims

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In Episode 8 of The Chartwell Chronicles, hosts Colin Davis and Brittany Atkinson are joined by special guest Joseph Raffanello to discuss the rise of medical provider claims and the issues that arise from claims for out of...more

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Fraud Doesn't Pay In New York – February 2023 Update

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Another Overview of Recent Decisions, Demonstrating the Board’s Continuing Attitude Toward 114-a. Key Takeaways: WCL 114-a provides the board with the authority to disqualify a claimant from receipt of lost time...more

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The Chartwell Chronicles: Permanent Disability

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In Episode 7 of The Chartwell Chronicles, hosts Colin Davis and Brittany Atkinson discuss Permanent Disability Benefits and what that actually means when it comes to New Jersey Workers' Compensation. Topics of discussion...more

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Exclusive Remedy Provisions Under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act

In Yoder v. McCarthy Constr., Inc., 2023 Pa. Super. LEXIS 36 the Pennsylvania Superior Court recently denied a $5.59 million verdict to an injured worker. When Jason Yoder fell through a hole in the roof while doing repairs...more

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How much time do I have to file for workers' compensation in Delaware?

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After being injured on the job or diagnosed with a work-related illness, workers may face financial challenges such as unexpected medical bills or wages lost by missing work while recovering. Fortunately, Delaware law...more

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How do I appeal a workers’ compensation decision?

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In Delaware, employees injured on the job are often entitled to workers' compensation benefits for medical expenses and wages lost by being unable to work during recovery. However, in some cases, the injured worker's claim...more

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New Jersey Supreme Court Clarifies Insurance Brokers’ Duty to Inform

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On December 13, 2022, in Nancy L. Holm v. Daniel M. Purdy (A-39-21) (086229), the Supreme Court of New Jersey addressed the unique circumstances surrounding workers’ compensation coverage of LLC members. In short, the court...more

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The Chartwell Chronicles: Total Temporary Disability

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In Episode 6 of The Chartwell Chronicles, hosts Colin Davis and Brittany Atkinson discuss Total Temporary Disability. Topics of discussion include how TTD benefits are calculated, when TTD benefits start, when to cut TTD...more

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Impact of SB 1127

On September 29, 2022, updates to the Labor Code went into effect when Governor Newsom signed SB 1127 into law. Two of these updates significantly expanded benefits for safety officers, one update imposed a potentially hefty...more

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Workers’ Compensation FAQ: Do I Need An Attorney?

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As Colorado workers’ compensation attorneys, we frequently get asked by friends, family, and potential clients whether an injured worker needs to retain an attorney to file a workers’ compensation claim. Ultimately, there is...more

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The Chartwell Chronicles: Compensability

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In Episode 5 of The Chartwell Chronicles, hosts Colin Davis and Brittany Atkinson discuss Compensability. Topics of discussion include arising out of the course and scope of employment and what each part of that phrase means,...more

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An Eagles Fan's Take On Emmanuel Acho’s Worker’s Compensation Case

On February 3, 2023, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania decided to limit wins for the Super Bowl bound Philadelphia Eagles to the field of play. In a unanimous opinion, the court found in favor of a former, injured player...more

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[Webinar] Tips and Tactics to Settle “Old Dog” Claims - February 15th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

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Unlike a bottle of fine wine, legacy claims – or “old dogs” – do not get better with age. Whether you are an employer, a risk manager, or a claims professional, Goldberg Segalla partners Tim Dunbrack, Jill Forman Marks, and...more

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New Timeline to set QME Evaluations: Amendment to Regulations for Medical Legal Evaluations

On February 2, 2023 the Division of Workers Compensation filed with the Secretary of State changes to Regulations related to scheduling, remote health (previously known as telehealth), and requesting replacement Panel QMEs. ...more

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Workers’ Compensation for Serious Injuries

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There are different levels of disability that can result from serious work injuries: temporary partial disability (TPD); permanent partial disability (PPD); permanent total disability (PTD); and fatal injuries. Workers’...more

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The Chartwell Chronicles: Claim Petitions

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In Episode 4 of The Chartwell Chronicles, hosts Colin Davis and Brittany Atkinson discuss Claim Petitions. Topics of discussion include talking through claim petitions, how claim petitions are handled, what attorneys need...more

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