The New Jersey Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal involving injuries caused by the negligence of a co-employee. What's Hot in Workers' Comp is prepared by Marshall Dennehey to
Delaware Supreme Court holds that a lapse in a Delaware doctor’s provider certification under the Workers’ Compensation Act rendered a cervical spine surgery non-compensable as a matter of law.
The claimant injured his cervical spine in a work accident on August 1, 2002. He came under the care of Dr. Bikash Bose in 2014. On July 2, 2019, Dr. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 26, No.
First District Court of Appeal holds that judge erred in applying the reverse presumption provision to heart disease case.
The claimant was hired and worked in corrections in 2004 before being transferred to patrol in 2005. In January and December 2004, he had pre-employment physicals which revealed no evidence of hypertension or heart disease at that time. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 26, No.
Appellate Division determines it is an abuse of discretion to enter an order for sanctions without permitting counsel to be heard and without specific findings as to why a settlement payment was unreasonably delayed.
The petitioner filed a workers’ compensation case in January 2009 that was ultimately resolved through an order approving settlement for partial total disability. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 26, No.
When a claimant prevails in a termination petition, her litigation costs are reimbursable, even where the the testimony of her medical expert is found to be not credible by the court.
The claimant sustained a work injury on October 4, 2018, in the nature of a left hand strain. She returned to work and began receiving partial disability benefits pursuant to a Notice of Suspension or Modification. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 26, No.
Although he signed an independent contractor agreement, claimant was an employee at the time of the work injury, primarily due to significant control exercised by the employer through its ownership of the truck and payments made by the mile.
The claimant, a truck driver, filed a claim petition for a work-related left wrist injury. He later filed a petition against the Uninsured Employer’s Guaranty Fund (UEGF). What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 26, No.
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Board denies petition for increased infusion treatment bills under theory that Delaware Fee Schedule did not apply; Board should order payment of “reasonable cost” of treatment. Board held that treatment in accordance with §2322B(7) was correctly paid.
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An employer/carrier cannot hide behind a “wall of willful ignorance” to avoid providing attendant care benefits when the written prescription is not specific.
The claimant in this matter appealed the judge’s denial of attendant care. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 26, No.
The Appellate Division affirms its decision to include attorneys’ fees and costs in a workers’ compensation claim in a Section 40 lien.
The Appellate Division reviewed a remanded case for reconsideration by the Supreme Court after What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 26, No.