1/5/2017 MVP Tulsa Seminar 2017
11/23/2016 Nationwide Injunction Issued Blocking DOL Overtime Final Rule
10/26/2016 Evenson v. Winnebago Industries, Inc.
9/13/2016 Oklahoma Opt Out Ruled Unconstitutional by State Supreme Court
4/12/2016 OK Supreme Court Rules PPD Deferral Provision Ruled Unconstitutional; AMA Guidelines Cannot be Used on Scheduled Injuries
On April 12, 2016 in Maxwell v. Sprint PCS, 2016 OK 41, the Oklahoma Supreme Court found the PPD deferral provision to be unconstitutional and also ruled that the AMA Guides cannot be used to address disability to scheduled members.
3/4/2016 180 Day Rule Overturned, Opt Out Questioned
2/16/2016 Workers' Compensation Case Law Updates
2/12/2016 Updated Workers' Compensation Benefit Rates
Kansas and Oklahoma Mileage has changed; Benefit Rates have changed in Arkansas, Illinois and Nebraska
2/19/2016 February Legal Update and News from MVP Law
Find out the 2016 MVP Seminar Dates, updates in recent workers' compensation cases, and make sure your rate cards are up to date
9/3/2015 MVP Attorney Patricia Musick to Receive Trusted Adviser Award
6/12/2015 Iowa Supreme Court Issues Favorable Ruling for Employers and Insurers on Surveillance
On June 12, 2015, the Iowa Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision on the Commissioner's Surveillance Ruling. The Supreme Court concluded that surveillance information is work product that does not need to be produced prior to the taking of the claimant's deposition. In doing so, it reversed the Commissioner, the District Court, and the Court of Appeals.