Monthly Archives: June 2015

Ambiguous policies affect workers’ comp

The workers’ compensation system, we sometimes observe, is a patchwork of contradictory and inconsistent rules that are hard to understand and even harder to live with. Our courts don’t make this any easier. We were reminded of this recently at … Continue reading

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Cruelty to wild animals doesn’t benefit the state

When somebody’s dog gets caught in a leghold trap meant for a wild animal, the incident gets publicity.   Meanwhile, out of sight and unreported, wild animals are getting caught in those traps. Suddenly, in response to an alleged need that … Continue reading

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Health care is changing, not necessarily for the better

Whatever you think of Obamacare, the U.S. health care system before Obamacare was a mess. Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act, is an attempt to straighten it out. So said Dr. Michael Richards, speaking to the New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Association. … Continue reading

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