Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Ten Best And Ten Worst States For Subrogating Workers’ Compensation

It actually makes very little legal sense and for all intents and purposes is fundamentally antithetical to a free market, capitalist society. Its underpinnings can be traced to Germany’s Second Reich and its Prime Minister, Otto Von Bismarck. It has … Learn More

Isn’t That Special? Arbitration Of Comp Lien May Save Fees/Costs

Virginia Court of Appeals Defies Trial Lawyers Association The Virginia Court of Appeals just gave a big boost in the arm to Special Arbitration of workers’ compensation liens. Article First (Compulsory Provisions) of the Special Rules and Regulations (revised January … Learn More

Anti-Subrogation States Split On Impact Of Latest FEHBA Preemption Regulations

For over a decade, state and federal courts throughout the nation have wrestled with the issue of whether FEHBA (Federal Employees Health Benefit Act of 1959) preempts state subrogation laws. 5 U.S.C. §§ 8901-8914. Both Missouri and Arizona are well-known … Learn More