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Colorado Court Apportions Two-Thirds of Occupational Disease Claim to Overweight Mechanic

Has the State Established New Weight-Loss Program for Workers? Emphasizing that within the Colorado workers’ compensation scheme, the employer does not necessarily take the employee as it finds him (or her)—at least when it comes to occupational disease and repetitive … Continue reading

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Bariatric Surgery: Is it a Workers’ Compensation Medical Benefit?

Last week, I was very pleased to be a part of an Orlando, Florida risk management conference sponsored by Artex Risk Solutions. Along with two good friends and colleagues, Rebecca (Becki) Shafer, J.D., President of Amaxx Risk Solutions, Inc., author … Continue reading

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