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.
Risk & Insurance has opened applications/nominations for its 2017 Risk All Stars contest.
Raymond A. Peters was appointed to the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council.
NCCI released its annual State of the Line report.
Louisiana’s seasonally-adjusted civilian labor force increased by 7,676 from March, bringing the current total to 2,121,473.
Rep. Talbot pulled his ODG formulary bill from the calendar yesterday and rescheduled it for floor debate on Tuesday, May 23rd.
WCRI released a new study which found large variation in attorney involvement in workers’ comp claims across its 18 study states.
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.
OSHA has delayed the effective date of its new recordkeeping rules.
The Louisiana Supreme Court accepted writs in Barber v. LWC and has scheduled the briefing dates.