District 7 settles playground injury lawsuit for $100,000

THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019 • DAILY COURIER, Grants Pass, Oregon By Chris Bristol of the Daily Courier The Grants Pass School District will pay $100,000 to settle a lawsuit over a playground injury at one of the city’s elementary schools. According to court records, the injury occurred in October 2016 when a 5-year-old student at … Read more

Most job injury costs not paid by workers’ comp

UC DAVIS (US) —Workers’ compensation insurance is not used nearly as much as it should be to cover the multi-billion-dollar price tag for workplace illnesses and injuries in the United States. Instead, almost 80 percent of these costs are paid by employer-provided health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and other disability funds, employees, and other … Read more

Personal Injury Protection; Getting Your Auto Injury Patients’ Bills Paid: A Review Aand Update

Physicians and their office staffs are often frustrated by the Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) system. You may want to pass this article along to the head of your billing office. All passenger auto liability policies in Oregon are required to provide PIP coverage for prompt payment of reasonable and necessary medical expenses resulting from an … Read more

How Lawyers Get Paid In Personal Injury And Social Security Disability Cases

Lawyers handling personal-injury, Workers’ Compensation and the Social Security disability cases almost always work on a contingency basis. This means that they must succeed in winning the client’s case or proving the client is entitled to benefits in order to receive a fee for their services. In other words, they may devote many hours to … Read more