The opioid crisis in America is frequently in the news and should be. Opioids have caused an enormous cost increase for workers' compensation employers and insurers. ... Continue Reading
We've all had it happen. We think we have a case well positioned for settlement, when we receive a grossly inflated demand from opposing counsel with the explanation, "as you can see, this case is likely to be deemed Catastrophic." ... Continue Reading
With the increasing focus on illegal immigration in our current political climate one issue that employers and insurers are likely to encounter is what happens to an illegal alien claimant's temporary total disability in the event of detainment by the United States Bureau of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ... Continue Reading
Not every communication that falls within the scope of the attorney-client privilege is entitled to protection. ... Continue Reading
Most employers know that federal laws prohibit harassment or discrimination against employees for certain protected characteristics, such as age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, or disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (the "ADA"). ... Continue Reading
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