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AND THEY SHOULD BE: Chronic pain patients angry over ‘opioid contracts.’…

AND THEY SHOULD BE: Chronic pain patients angry over ‘opioid contracts.’ Read more detail on Recent Law Professor posts –

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Chronic Wasting Disease in Mississippi – Where to Find Current Information

On February 9, 2018, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks issued a press release stating that chronic wasting disease had been found in Mississippi.  The positive test came from a 4 1/2 year old buck that was collected … Continue reading

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Chronic Medical Problems With a Traumatic Brain Injury

Chronic Medical Problems With a Traumatic Brain Injury I’m Ed Smith, a Fairfield Brain Injury Lawyer. When someone suffers a traumatic brain injury, they are often concerned about the prognosis that it might carry. This is a valid concern and … Continue reading

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FMLA retaliation claim proceeds based on single comment; employee with chronic back problem not regarded as disabled

A nursing assistant's FMLA retaliation claim survived summary judgment based on a single comment that she was not really terminated for altering a doctor's note. Quinn v Mercy Fitzgerald Hosp, ___F.Supp. 2d (D. Pa. July 22, 2011). However, her ADA… … Continue reading

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Chronic absenteeism

Chronic absenteeism Sirota v NYC Bd. of Ed., 283 AD2d 369 The Sirota case points out that a serious, chronic health condition may not necessarily constitute a disability within the meaning of the Americans With Disabilities Act and other civil … Continue reading

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