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Recent Kansas AMA Guides Decision: Would the Court Prefer a Fault-Based System?

Jettisoning the Bath Water—Does the Baby Remain? As someone who has, for the past 32 years, earned the bulk of his living reading—I’ll admit, often only skimming—some 2,500 appellate decisions each year in our field of workers’ compensation law, and … Continue reading

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Kansas Court Strikes Down Use of AMA Guides 6th Ed.

Decision Reinstates 4th Edition for Workers’ Comp Disputes In a decision that quotes, among other authority, Linda Loman, wife of Willy Loman, of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, the Court of Appeals of Kansas earlier today struck down as … Continue reading

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Maine High Court Blocks Employer’s Attempt to Challenge Continued Existence of Disability

Highlighting the fine line that exists, on the one hand, between a party’s attempt to relitigate an issue already decided and, on the other hand, a party’s contention that a change of condition or circumstances warrants revisiting the issue of … Continue reading

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