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Medical physicians know little of distinctive conditions — says Washington Supreme Court

By Charles Pearson - on: Aug 15, 2017
In Street v. Weyerhaeuser Company,[1] decided on August 10, 2017, the Washington Supreme Court held that expert medical testimony is not required in occupational disease claims to prove that the conditions of an injured worker’s employment are distinctive. A medical expert’s testimony need only demonstrate proximate causation. By way of background: under the Industrial Insurance […]

Oregon WC Department may now appoint two-member medical arbiter panels

By Michael Jones - on: Jul 12, 2017
An Oregon legislative bill that allows the Director of Department of Consumer and Business Services under certain circumstances to appoint a two- or three-member medical arbiter panel has become law. The bill was signed into law by Oregon Governor Kate Brown on May 17, 2017, and will take effect on January 1, 2018. The Department […]

Replay our recent WSIA webinar

By Reinisch Wilson Weier PC - on: Jun 23, 2017
Reinisch Wilson Weier PC attorneys were on line and in person June 19, 2017 at the Clark County PUB Operations Center on behalf of the Washington Self-Insurers Association. Attorney Bin Chen presented his views about the potential impact cultural differences have on workers’ compensation claims, from the perspective of both a Chinese American and a workers’ compensation […]

Reinisch Wilson Weier at the 2017 Race for Justice

By Reinisch Wilson Weier PC - on: Jun 19, 2017
Each year, Reinisch Wilson Weier PC not only supports, but also participates in the annual St. Andrew Legal Clinic Race for Justice. The 2017 Race was recently held June 17 in NE Portland. The firm unofficially raised over $1,500 in contributions to the Firm’s team page; 25 firm members, family and friends participated. Here are […]

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