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Feb 23, 2018

NFL and Concussion Facts – What About Bicycle Riders?

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Today's post comes from attorney Leonard T. Jernigan, Jr. NFL and Concussion Facts – What About Bicycle Riders? The National Football League (NFL) is concerned about concussions and they should be. I recently attended a program at Duke Law School (https://law.duke.edu/sports/headtrauma/) on Head Trauma in Football that mentioned the concerns parents have about [...]

Feb 16, 2017

Opioid Task Force, Recent Studies, and CDC Opioid Recommendations

By |February 16th, 2017|CDC, centers for disease control and prevention, chronic pain, Health, opioid, task force, Uncategorized, work comp, Workers' Compensation|0 Comments

The North Carolina Industrial Commission recently joined many other states (i.e. Massachusetts) in tackling the issue of opioids in the workers'’ compensation cases by creating a Workers’ Compensation Opioid Task Force. The goal of the task force is to “study and recommend solutions for the problems arising from the intersection of the opioid epidemic [...]