A recent Australian study examined the effect of acetaminophen (Tylenol) on patients with acute low back pain. According to the study, patients using acetaminophen recovered from back pain in the same approximate as those who were given a placebo. The study also found acetaminophen had no effect on patients’ level of disability, sleep quality, or quality of life. Click here to read an article published in WebMD.com or here for an article on foxnews.com.Read more
Tybo Wilhelms, Mark Barnes, and Carl Habekost will play in a golf outing sponsored by P & W Painting Contractors on August 2, 2014. The outing will raise money for the American Cancer Society. For more information about the golf outing contact Allyson Tscherne at TheAforC@nullyahoo.com.Read more
Comp Connection Vol. 14 No. 4.pdf
Group Rating Controversy Finally Reaches a Conclusion
Nearly seven years ago, a group of employers challenged the group rating system in San Allen, Inc. v. Stephen Buehrer, Admin., Ohio Bur. Of Workers’ Compensation. Eventually, the case went to trial and the trial court ruled in favor of the class of employers, finding the Bureau overcharged such employers by approximately $1 billion dollars.
Our annual Employment Law Seminar is quickly approaching and we would love to see you there. You may register on our homepage. Below, is the agenda for the seminar. If you have any questions about any of the topics, please contact Tybo Wilhelms, Carl Habekost, Rob Solt, Janelle Matuszak, or Dana Quick.Read more
By: Carl E. Habekost, Esq. Build A Safety Culture to Mitigate the Risk of Workplace Injuries.pdf
Safety is a concept that should be familiar to everyone. For example, we read safety reports when we buy a car, we instruct our children to wear helmets when riding bicycles, and we even read safety labels on household items. But how often do we talk about safety in the workplace, the place where we spend 1/3 of our adult lives?
The answer to this question is probably not often enough.