Alabama Workers' Comp Blawg

  • 07
  • Apr
  • 2016

Alabama Settlements Soon to be Subject to Enhanced Medicaid Lien

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...

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  • 27
  • Jun
  • 2015

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...

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  • 06
  • Oct
  • 2008

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...

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