Health Care

Mar 11, 2019

Cannabidiol: The New Aspirin for Workers’ Comp Patients?

By |March 11th, 2019|doctor, drug and pharmaceutical-law, Health, Health Care, Herbs, Workers' Compensation|Comments Off on Cannabidiol: The New Aspirin for Workers’ Comp Patients?

Today's post comes from Kristina Thompson at the Jernigan Law Firm. Cannabidiol: The New Aspirin? Recently a doctor suggested to one of my clients that cannabidiol (CBD) might provide a pain management option for his neck pain. It’s a first (for me) to see CBD oil in a client’s medical records as a potential [...]

Jan 05, 2015

2014 Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Fraud Cases

By |January 5th, 2015|doctors and medical, fighting fraud, Fraud, Health Care, Misclassification, Uncategorized, Unfair employment practices, Wage Theft, worker rights, worker’s compensation, Workplace Injury, Workplace Safety|13 Comments

Number Value Non-Employee Fraud Cases 9 $ 74,876,000.00 Employee Fraud Cases 1 $ 450,000.00 Total $ 75,326,000.00 Five of the top ten fraud cases in 2014 are from California. The other five cases are from Florida, Texas, Arizona, Washington and Georgia. As usual, non-employee fraud cases dominated the list and the dollar amounts are staggering, [...]

Feb 21, 2013

The Obama Agenda: The Road to Workplace Wellness

By |February 21st, 2013|Health Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today's post comes from guest author Jon Gelman from Jon Gelman, LLC - Attorney at Law.As workers' compensation programs are being diluted by soaring medical costs, The Obama Administration's policy makers are taking a bold new step to focus on promoting wellness and disease-prevention efforts in the workplace. Immediately following the presidential elction last November, [...]