Author: Sam Whalen

March 25, 2016
by Sam Whalen

Everything you’ve wanted to know about third-party recovery in Washington (but were afraid to ask.)

Recovering claims costs through third-party litigation in Washington can be complicated. If careless, self-insured employers (SIE) can walk away from third-party claims leaving money on…

November 12, 2015
by Sam Whalen

Attorney fees awarded when carrier rescinds denial of authorization for medical services

The Oregon Court of Appeals recently ruled that a claimant’s attorney is entitled to a fee when an insurer/self-insured employer rescinds a denial of authorization…

June 18, 2015
by Sam Whalen

Corkum Adds Another Layer to Combined Condition Analysis

In the past year and a half, the Oregon Court of Appeals has done much to change the landscape of how combined condition claims are…