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Virginia Court Says Fear of Needles Isn’t Enough to Warrant Change in MDs

The Court of Appeals of Virginia recently affirmed a decision by the state’s Workers’ Compensation Commission that denied a claimant’s petition to change her treating physician where the physician indicated the best type of continuing care would be injection treatments … Continue reading

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Georgia M.D.’s Medical Report Indicating Claimant Was Threat to Doctor and Staff Not Libelous

Where an patient’s treating physician dictated a narrative report that became part of the patient’s worker’s compensation claim file indicating that the patient, through a translator, had made threatening statements during an appointment and that the doctor considered the patient … Continue reading

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