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Massachusetts Appellate Court Reverses Finding that Injured Worker Was Not Entitled to Compensation for Continued Medical Treatment

One of the most challenging aspects of a workers’ compensation claim is determining when the injured worker requires continued medical treatment. If you are suffering from a painful and debilitating work-related condition, it is important that you receive the treatment … Continue reading

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Inappropriate Treatment Policies: Central Issues and a Working Example

At 10:30 on Saturday, October 20, 2018, at ASBH 2018, check out "Inappropriate Treatment Policies: Central Issues and a Working Example." When a patient or surrogate asks for a treatment or other intervention that the attending physician believes is medically … Continue reading

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Congress wants VA to study medical marijuana as PTSD treatment

A bipartisan bill introduced in the House of Representatives calls on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to research the efficacy of marijuana for treating PTSD. In the spring, 25 members of Congress filed the Medical Cannabis Research Act … Continue reading

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$18 Million Jury Verdict for Late Diagnosis and Treatment of Infection to Spine

Joan Simmons, 58, was experiencing acute back pain. She went to the emergency room at St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital. She was treated and released. Her back pain continued. Eight days after the back pain started, she returned to the hospital complaining … Continue reading

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Ethics, Conflict and Medical Treatment for Children – From Disagreement to Dissensus

Readers of this blog should find this book of interest and value:  Ethics, Conflict and Medical Treatment for Children – From Disagreement to Dissensus. Description What should happen when doctors and parents disagree about what would be best for a child? … Continue reading

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