Category Archives: Bulletin

In medical news:

A new study in the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery found that patients who are taking opioids prior to surgery had less desirable outcomes post-surgery than their peers who were opioid-naive.

In economic news:

Louisiana’s seasonally-adjusted civilian labor force increased by 7,676 from March, bringing the current total to 2,121,473.

In research news:

WCRI released a new study which found large variation in attorney involvement in workers’ comp claims across its 18 study states.

In continuing news:

The Alabama workers’ compensation statute, declared unconstitutional by a circuit court judge last week, will remain in place for now after the same judge issued an indefinite stay on his decision.