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Demolition of Workers Comp — Truth or Hyperbole of the Highest Order?

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It seems we were not the only ones to notice and comment on the recent NPR/ProPublica series on our nation’s workers’ comp system. Entitled “The Demolition of Workers’ Comp,” the NPR/ProPublica piece is an investigation into workers’ comp in the United States.  It presents a scathing depiction of an inconsistent and difficult-to-navigate system once designed

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The Demolition of Workers’ Compensation

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National Public Radio (NPR) has published a thorough and revealing article on our workers’ compensation (WC) system. (Click here to listen to the audio.) The article starts with a concise summary of the history of workers’ comp in the United States.  WC began in the early 1900’s, as industrialization put workers at an increased risk

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Injured? Go To a Real Doctor or Hospital!

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Having seen some horrible results from the “doc-in-the box” facilities that are sprouting up all over Northern Virginia and the DC metro area, Herndon injury lawyer Doug Landau is hearing of cases where clients have been to a freestanding emergency room, storefront ER clinic, shopping center storefront medical facility, or franchised clinic. Unfortunately, the quality

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