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Kentucky Considers PTSD Benefits—but Only for First Responders

Animal Farm Logic: “All [workers] are equal, but some [workers] are more equal than others.” House Bill 40, which would provide workers’ compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD), but only for certain specified first responders, was introduced into the … Continue reading

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Tennessee Nurse’s PTSD Claim Fails In Spite of Flashback to Being Raped As Child

In an opinion not yet designated for publication [see Ireton v. Horizon Mental Health Mgmt., LLC, 2016 Tenn. LEXIS 3 (Jan. 19, 2016), a Tennessee appeals panel affirmed the denial of workers’ compensation benefits to a registered nurse of a … Continue reading

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Oklahoma: Chiropractors May Not Offer Expert Testimony as to Psychological Overlay

The Supreme Court of Oklahoma recently held that a chiropractor is not qualified as an expert in diagnosing psychological illnesses such as depression. Accordingly, the report of a chiropractor as an expert in the field of psychology, as to a … Continue reading

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