The Medicaid Secondary Payer Act will take effect on October 1, 2016. The new law substantially expands state Medicaid recovery rights, and these changes will affect settlements of workers’ compensation...Read More
Alabama Employer not Responsible for Medical Treatment of Injuries not Specified in Settlement Agreement
On June 26, 2015, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its opinion in Todd Entrekin, Etowah County Sheriff v. Jerry Frederic Lasseter. At the trial court...Read More
FUTURE MEDICAL BENEFITS FOR RIGHT KNEE ARE SPECIFICALLY CLOSED IN SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT ... OR ARE THEY???
Matthew's Masonry Co. v. Aldridge, --- So.2d ----, 2008 WL 4445185 (Ala.Civ.App. 2008): On December 12, 2000, the employer settled with the employee and closed everything except future medical benefits for...Read More