Carpal Tunnel and Causal Relation Not Always So Clear-Cut

There have been several cases recently where Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (“CTS”) was determined by providers as causally related to the accident of record in the file.  At first, this determination of causal relationship  seemed pretty straight forward, but a “deep dive” into the file made it clear that the issue of causal relationship was not… Read More

It’s No Accident

One fateful morning, white smoke appeared over a street in New York City following the explosion of an underground pipe insulated with asbestos, bits of which littered the scene. And where was the claimant? At home, having worked the night shift, and wouldn’t return to the scene for another 36 hours or so. When they… Read More