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Medicare and PI Cases

In many of our auto accident cases and in some of our workers' compensation cases Medicare pays a bill that is generated for medical treatment. It is usually an emergency room bill because the emergency room business office grabs the first card they can from the distressed and injured person, and many times that card is a Medicare card instead of a group insurance card or a workers' compensation employer's name and number.
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When Mediation Negotiations Get Stuck

There are a number of well qualified mediators in the Atlanta Metro market to help parties resolve disputes. There are a number of retired Court of Appeals Judges, retired Superior Court Judges, retired and active Administrative Law Judges and many successful attorneys who just want to move from litigation responsibilities to perform their new found job as a Mediator.
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Opioid Crisis

Is there an opioid epidemic in Georgia and the United States in general? The answer is an emphatic yes, and everyone would agree from the CDC to the American Medical Association to even our Legislature and Medical Professionals. The question is, how do we take care of this problem?
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Unions

In the Wall Street Journal, Tuesday, March 19, 2019 edition, one of the lead articles stated “Former UAW (United Auto Workers) Official Charged in Investigation at Fiat/Chrysler.” I have never been known as a fan of Unions. Some of my Colleagues spend all day representing injured union workers.
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Total Disk Replacement

Just when you thought that the spinal fusion operation was going out of “style” comes a newer version that is called the total disc replacement. It is a total intervertebral body joint replacement. This unit is made of titanium metal, the type of metal that promotes bone growth.
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How Legislation Is Made in The Workers’ Compensation Arena

You have heard it said that watching legislation be created is like making a good Italian cook make sausage! Well, that analogy is a truism for a reason. In the field of workers' compensation, let me try to explain how an idea becomes a bill, and in many cases a bad bill intended to hurt the injured worker.
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Statistics

In late 2018, the State Board of Workers' Compensation published statistics for the entire year 2017, their last full year of numbers.
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Instant Gratification

Many folks in the US today want instant gratification. They want to tap the cellphone and get news, sports, entertainment and weather in an instant. Click on Google and get your question answered instantly. Unfortunately, that is not how the law works.
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Access to Physicians

There are many of time when a client comes to me in an automobile accident case and they are treated by a doctor who has not ordered any diagnostic testing.
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To Tell the Truth…Always

I got a call from a potential client who lives and works in Covington, Georgia. It is about an hour's drive from Atlanta. She said she had a lawyer but fired him because he didn't care about and didn't spend any time on her case.
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