Recognizing And Reporting Sexual Abuse Of Children

News media reports of sex abuse are on the rise. As the public’s interest in the subject peaks, health care professionals should be aware of their legal obligation to investigate and report suspected child sex abuse to law enforcement authorities. This office recently settled a case for a girl who was injured by sexual abuse, … Read more

Reporting Preexisting Conditions: A Model

This is the third in a 3-part series on preexisting conditions. If your patient’s work injury has combined with a preexisting condition, your opinion on whether the work injury caused 51% or more of your patient’s disability or need for treatment (“major contributing cause”) may determine whether your patient receives Workers’ Compensation benefits. How should … Read more