What are Idiopathic Injuries?

By: Amy Markham In a workers’ compensation case in Arkansas, a claimant (injured worker) is charged with the burden of showing that the claimed injury was caused by his or her employment. However, issues of causation are not always straightforward. In some cases, an...

Frivolous Lawsuits, Motions and Discovery

By: Howard Mowery Under Arkansas Rule of Civil Procedure 11 and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 11, every pleading or written filing by a party or his attorney constitutes a certification by the signor that to the best of his knowledge, information, or belief, formed...

The “Escape Clause” Clarified

Summary by: Jared Renfroe The Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board decided on a very significant case on February 6, 2018, titled Christopher Batey v. Deliver This. It was heard by the Appeals Board upon both parties’ appeal of the decision of the...