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March 2016 Blog

  • The Voyage of the Wet Wasp

    Up until very recently, many of my clients looked upon mediation as almost a necessary evil in the claims handling and closing process.  The day could be long and the only guarantee was that each party would get one half of a bill at the end—whether the case settled or not! But now, I have…

    Posted 3/23/2016
  • Appellate Panel Affirms AWW Calculation

    We told you back in July 2015 that Matt Riddle tried a case in which one of the main issues was how to properly calculate the average weekly wage (AWW) and compensation rate for a school teacher who actually works for only 38 weeks out of a year. Matt argued that the employer correctly calculated…

    Posted 3/4/2016