Workers Compensation

Skilled nursing company Medicalodges faces charges of withholding overtime pay

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A former employee of Medicalodges Inc. recently filed a lawsuit against the skilled nursing provider, alleging that the company does not properly compensate workers.

This unfavorable worker's comp ruling is a real Croc

This unfavorable worker's comp ruling is a real Croc

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We're hearing a lot lately about mandatory drug testing in the workplace. It appears that the Tennessee Supreme Court might be a good place to put such a requirement in place. The state's highest court recently upheld a bizarre worker's comp claim against a skilled care operator that defies logic, common sense, and perhaps even the law.

Most back injuries are preventable — here's how

Most back injuries are preventable — here's how

Healthcare workers have the highest rates of back pain and often experience low back injuries associated with lifting at a rate that exceeds those for workers in construction, mining and manufacturing! But most lifting injuries are preventable. Here are the tried-and-true rules for lifting with care, without hurting your back.