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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Whose to Blame for Opioid Abuse in Workers' Compensation Claims?

English: From: United States Department of Jus...
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A recent Texas case  holding an employer liable holding an employed liable for a fatal opioid overdose arising out of work-related event highlights again that, the workers' compensation medical delivery system just isn't working. Efforts by Industry to "reform" the system. by limiting benefits. is a misdirected knee-jerk reaction, and not one that will address the symptoms of the problem, a failed medical delivery system.

Click here to read more: Opioid death liability falling on employers--Court rulings compel benefits payments

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