The Top 10 Bizarre Workers’ Comp Cases for 2020

Copyright 2021. Thomas A. Robinson. All rights reserved. Originally published Jan. 11, 2021, see http://www.workcompwriter.com. Reprinted with permission.   As I have noted many times on this blog site and elsewhere, 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, […]

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KANSAS SUPREME COURT: AMA GUIDES, SIXTH EDITION ARE JUST THE “STARTING POINT” FOR MEASURING IMPAIRMENT

by Judge Bruce Moore Salina, KS*   On Friday, January 8, 2021, the Kansas Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Howard Johnson, III vs. U.S. Food Service and American Zurich Insurance Co., No. 117,725, ___ P.3d ___, 2021 WL 70145 [Dkt. No. 1,075,741 / CS-00-0148-846]. At issue was the constitutionality of the Kansas legislature’s […]

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The NAWCJ Court Packing Scheme Call for Judges for the 2021 E. Earle Zehmer Moot Court Competition

by Wesley G. Marshall Commissioner Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission   There has been a lot of talk lately about court packing schemes. The politicians and the pundits are either thinking about how to create one or unhappy at the prospect. NAWCJ has cooked up its own scheme and there is only one opinion – it […]

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FEBRUARY 2021 MEMBER NEWS

NAWCJ OUTREACH CALL TO ACTION As part of NAWCJ’s effort to expand outreach across the nation, we are making a request for all members to assist in this expansion. During a recent meeting of the collaboration committee and a subsequent Board meeting there was much discussion regarding participation in the various state educational conferences.  To […]

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