ACCESSIBLE NEW ARTICLE INVOKES WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

ACCESSIBLE NEW ARTICLE INVOKES WORKERS’ COMPENSATION AS A MODEL TO FOLLOW IN A TORT REFORM THAT WOULD EMPHASIZE MORE TIMELY COMPENSATION OF VICTIMS Christopher J. Robinette, Harmonizing Wrongs and Compensation, 80 Maryland Law Review 343 (2021), https://digitalcommons.law.umaryland.edu/mlr/vol80/iss2/3/.  By David B. Torrey, WCJ Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry Pittsburgh, PA   In a new article, […]

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KENTUCKY CELEBRATES INDUCTION OF 19 INTO WORKERS’ COMPENSATION HALL OF FAME

By  Bonnie Hoskins, Esquire Hoskins Law Offices Lexington, KY and Honorable Michael W. Alvey Chairman, Workers’ Compensation Board Owensboro, KY Regulators, lawyers, doctors, and court reporters were among 19 individuals inducted into the Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Hall of Fame at a celebration held at the Campbell House in Lexington, Kentucky on June 24, 2021. Over […]

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NATIONAL WORKERS’ COMPENSATION JUDICIARY ADJUDICATOR HALL OF FAME

By Honorable Michael W. Alvey Chairman, Workers’ Compensation Board Owensboro, KY   The NAWCJ is pleased to announce a new initiative. In order to navigate our future it is imperative that we embrace our past. We are recognizing NAWCJ members and former members for their contribution to the adjudicative processes, trial and appellate, in the […]

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SAVE THE DATE

12th Annual National Association of Workers’ Compensation Judiciary College December 13-15, 2021 Orlando, Florida   By Honorable Shannon Bruno Bishop Chief Judge Office of Workers’ Compensation Louisiana Workforce Commission Harahan, LA     The WCI Conference and NAWCJ Judicial College have been moved to December.  Save the date to enjoy the cooler temperatures of Florida, […]

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Moot Court Competition Volunteers Needed!

By Wesley G. Marshall Commissioner Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission   The E. Earle Zehmer Moot Court Competition is on again in 2021; the 2020 competition was postponed due to COVID. The competition is held in conjunction with the Workers’ Compensation Institute and National Judiciary College, which will be held December 12-15, 2021! However, that is […]

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AUGUST 2021 MEMBER NEWS

By Honorable Douglas W. Gott Chief Administrative Law Judge Frankfort, KY   Virginia Robert Rappaport has been elected to a three-year term as Chairman of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commissioner, effective July 1, 2021. He succeeds Commissioner R. Ferrell Newman. Commissioner Rappaport, Commissioner Newman, and Commissioner Wesley G. Marshall serve as appellate level judges at […]

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