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NH High Court Issues Ruling on Medical Marijuana for Injured Worker—Sort of

Opinion Raises as Many Questions as It Answers Last Thursday (March 7), the Supreme Court of New Hampshire handed down a decision that reversed, in pertinent part, a state Appeals Board decision that had refused to require a workers’ compensation … Continue reading

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Injured Delaware Worker May Not Recover Toll and Parking Charges Associated with Traveling to Medical Appointments

A Delaware appellate court affirmed a finding by the state’s Industrial Accident Board that pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Act, an injured worker was not entitled to reimbursement for tolls and parking expenses associated with her travel to receive medical … Continue reading

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Memo to Worker’ Comp Carrier: Standing on Your Rights Can Result in Scorched Feet

Tennessee Appeals Panel Affirms $27K Attorney’s Fee Related to $187 Medical Claim In Grissom v. UPS, 2017 Tenn. LEXIS 4 (Jan. 9, 2017), the Special Workers’ Compensation Appeals Panel of the Supreme Court of Tennessee affirmed a trial court’s award of … Continue reading

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Nebraska Court: Injured Employee Failed to Establish Spinal Cord Stimulator Was Reasonable and Necessary

A Nebraska appellate court, in Yost v. Davita, Inc., 23 Neb. App. 482, 2015 Neb. App. LEXIS 204 (Dec. 29, 2015), affirmed a compensation court’s decision that an employer was not required to pay for the cost of an injured … Continue reading

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Minnesota: Costs to Modify Injured Worker’s Residence to Allow For Installation of Lift System Was Limited to Statutory Max of $60K

Installation of a lift system to enable paraplegic to transfer to and from her wheelchair more safely and to live more independently were remodeling costs subject to the $60,000 limit of Minn. Stat. § 176.137, since the system required installation … Continue reading

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