Top 10 Bizarre Workers’ Compensation Cases of 2019

Copyright © 2020 by Thomas A. Robinson, Durham, N.C. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission (Original published at www.workcompwriter.com.) As I have noted many times on this blog site, more than 30 years ago my mentor, Dr. Arthur Larson, and I began a quirky—though humorous—New Year’s tradition. On an evening in early January, he and […]

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February Member News

GOVERNOR LEE APPOINTS NEW APPEALS BOARD JUDGE 7 Jan 2020 Abbie Hudgens, administrator of the Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, announced today that Gov. Bill Lee has appointed a new Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board Judge, Pele Godkin.  Ms. Godkin is a former workers’ compensation specialist in what was then called the Division of Workers’ Compensation […]

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Good Vibes From a Boot Camp Attendee

Judge Catrice Johnson Reid, Administrative Law Judge Louisiana Workforce Commission, Office of Workers’ Compensation offers insight on the New Judges’ Boot Camp The Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary has defined “boot camp” as “a short but very difficult program: a program or situation that helps people become much better at doing something in a short period of […]

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Parental Leave Continuance and Judicial Discretion

By: Sara Spears[1] December 2019 brought the Florida Supreme Court’s decision regarding amendments to the Rules of Judicial Administration (RJA).[2] The changes are not without controversy, and may have significant implications for civil practice in the near term. There is the possibility that this introduction of rule recognition of parental leave, though specific and limited, […]

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