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Accidents, pain, lawsuits, doctors and lawyers. Is the pain real? The Nail Gun Story.

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Anyone injured in an accident allegedly caused by the negligence of another can sue for pain caused by the injury. The increasing number of surgeries injuries from accidents is now a major focus of defendants and the...more

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Fraud Doesn't Pay in New York – February 2024 Update

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As a part of our Quarterly Practice Group Update, we are pleased to produce our next installment of examples of our success in the area of fraud litigation. This report was originally conceptualized nearly three years ago as...more

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NY Third Appellate Division Decision Precludes Coverage of a Non-Leased Employee Under a PEO

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The Third Department Appellate Division —for the first time—held that an employee was not covered by a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) policy because she was not a leased employee. In Brown v. Buffalo Transportation,...more

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[Webinar] How to Defend a Workers’ Compensation Provider Dispute Brought in the No-Fault Arena - February 27th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm...

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Don’t you hate it when a medical provider contests a billing dispute in the NY No-Fault arena, with its provider-friendly rules, when the provider knows (or should have known) that billing disputes in workers’ compensation...more

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A Decision Granting a Claim Petition, but Not Awarding Wage Loss Benefits, Was Supported by Substantial Competent Evidence and,...

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Marie Dennis v. Inglis House (WCAB); No. 1223 C.D. 2022; filed Oct. 12, 2023; Sr. Judge Leavitt - The claimant, a certified nurse assistant, filed a claim petition alleging multiple work injuries, which occurred on January...more

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Fraud Doesn’t Pay in New York – November 2023 Update

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An Overview of Recent Decisions Demonstrating the Board’s Continuing Attitude Toward 114-a - (Editor’s Note – As a part of our Quarterly Practice Group Update, we are pleased to produce our next installment of examples of...more

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BWC Finalizes Public Employer Rate Cut

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The Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Board of Directions recently approved a 3.9% rate reduction for Ohio’s public employers. As a result, public employers will pay nearly $8 million less in premiums beginning January 1,...more

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Form Filing Update: NY WCB Distinguishes Between TTD and PPD Benefits

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Key Takeaways - A recent update from the New York Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) may impact which form you use when requesting a hearing to reduce or address rates Effective July 3, 2023, Forms C-25 and C-27 have...more

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Workers’ Compensation Board Further Scrutinizing Section 32s with Releases and Resignations

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Key Takeaways - There’s been a significant increase the last month in Section 32 Agreements disapproved, or to which revisions have been demanded, due to a general release or resignation attendant  to same. Until...more

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Workers’ Compensation Board Enacts Changes to Attorneys’ Fee Requests

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Key Takeaways - Amendments to Workers’ Compensation Law Section 24 now requires claimant attorneys follow a fee schedule. Moving forward, it is imperative to timely file the appropriate FROI/SROI forms now that...more

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New York Workers’ Compensation Board Once Again Tightens the Coverage Standard on Professional Employer Organizations

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Key Takeaway - The New York Workers’ Compensation Board continues to struggle with properly attributing the coverage Professional Employer Organizations provide to underlying employers. Professional Employer...more

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Not My Employee – How Professional Employment Organizations Can Protect Against Unnecessary Liability

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During a recent court session, I witnessed a judge enter an order compelling a Professional Employment Organization (PEO) to pay benefits without prejudice for an employee who was in no way associated with the PEO, according...more

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Fraud Doesn't Pay in New York: August 2022 Update

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Another Overview of Recent Decisions, Demonstrating the Board’s Continuing Attitude Toward 114-a. Key Takeaways - The Workers’ Compensation Board can disqualify a claimant from receiving lost-time benefits under...more

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Fraud Still Doesn’t Pay in New York—May 2022 Update

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Key Takeaways - Under certain conditions, the Workers’ Compensation Board can disqualify a claimant from receiving lost time benefits, according to New York Workers’ Compensation Law 114-a Claims can be overcome when...more

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Taking the Pain Out of the Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Medical Treatment Guidelines from the NY Workers’ Compensation Board

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Key Takeaways - The NY Workers’ Compensation Board has announced new Medical Treatment Guidelines—including new Guidelines covering Complex Regional Pain Syndrome—become effective on May 2, 2022. The extensive...more

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Keeping an Eye on the New Eye Disorder Medical Treatment Guidelines from the NY Workers’ Compensation Board

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Key Takeaways - The NY Workers’ Compensation Board has announced that new Medical Treatment Guidelines—including new Guidelines covering Eye Disorders—become effective on May 2, 2022. The extensive Eye Disorder...more

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New Traumatic Brain Injury Guidelines from NY Workers’ Compensation Board Are Effective May 2

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Key Takeaways - The NY Workers’ Compensation Board has announced that the new medical treatment guidelines—including new guidelines covering Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)—become effective on May 2, 2022. The guidelines...more

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Your Business Needs Insurance

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Many startups perceive insurance as a luxury, shelving it until they are further along in the company's lifecycle. However, any business serious about sustainable growth should not postpone this decision. There is always...more

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules on Claimant's Attorney's Fees

Presenting potentially significant exposure to employers, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court just decided Vincent Lorino v. WCAB (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania), addressing the issue of awarding attorney’s fees to a claimant in...more

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Update From NCBA Workers’ Compensation Council

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The North Carolina Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Council met May 18, 2021. Updates from the North Carolina Industrial Commission (NCIC) and the Dispute Resolution Commission (DRC) are provided below....more

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How to Properly Use the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Bureau Forms

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Chartwell Law's Jason Hanford, Esq., Jaclyn A. Vottero, Esq., and Alan Wolfson, Esq. present this informative webinar addressing various Pennsylvania BWC forms used for accepting and denying claims, various forms used after a...more


Workers' Compensation Commission Extends Virtual Hearings

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With continuing concerns about the Coronavirus, the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commission has extended the suspension of in-person hearings as discussed previously.    Per Commissioner Cortese’s August 14, 2020 Order, all...more

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Ohio Governor DeWine recommends $1.5 billion payment to employers

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On August 20, 2020, Ohio Governor DeWine asked the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) to provide assistance to Ohio businesses through the payment of a second $1.5 billion in 2020....more

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The Ohio Bureau Of Workers' Compensation Announces Several Temporary Policy Changes In Response To COVID-19

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In response to COVID-19, the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) has announced several important policy changes which are currently scheduled to be in effect through April 30, 2020. 1.The BWC is extending all...more

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New Jersey Court Commands Cannabis Reimbursement in Workers’ Compensation Dispute

In a case of first impression, the New Jersey Appellate Division determined that employers in the state must reimburse employees for medical cannabis following a workplace accident, despite federal prohibitions against...more

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