Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

  Written by Max Steuer, MD Neurosurgeon at Polaris Spine & Neurosurgery Center   Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) is a common surgical procedure.  The surgery is done from the front (Anterior), is performed on the spine in the neck (Cervical), involves removing the disc (Discectomy), and requires a graft implant to replace the […]

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Credibility in the Time of COVID-19

by Judge Allen Phillips Jackson, TN     “The face is a picture of the mind as the eyes are its interpreter.”–Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman philosopher (106-43 BC). The COVID-19 pandemic has changed human interaction in dramatic ways: working remotely, home-schooling, and limited or no in-person attendance in public forums. The judicial system is no […]

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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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MARCH 2021 MEMBER NEWS

APPOINTMENTS IN ARIZONA AND MICHIGAN The Industrial Commission of Arizona announced the appointment of Judge Shelly Tolman to fill a vacancy created by the coming retirement of Judge Gary Israel in the Tucson office.  Judge Tolman was a partner with Coppersmith Brockelman, a Phoenix law firm focusing on business litigation.  While in private practice Judge Tolman […]

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