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Bill to affect how pain affects workers’ comp claims

March 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Proponents say a bill being considered in the state Legislature seeks to clarify North Dakota workers’ compensation law regarding how pain and pre-existing injuries affect claims decisions. Continue Reading

If there’s pain, no gain? House Bill 1163 would redefine medical evidence for worker’s compensation

January 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Legislation would eliminate pain as medical evidence of an injury that would qualify for worker’s compensation benefits for certain claims. Continue Reading

Malpractice suit: Witnesses differ on cause of Mitchell woman’s wrist pain

January 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Two witnesses took the stand Thursday and gave differing opinions of the medical treatment given by a Mitchell doctor in the second day of a malpractice trial. Continue Reading

Heartache, pain bound together in our brains

April 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Like a jab in the arm with a red-hot poker, social rejection hurts. Literally. A new study finds that our brains make little distinction between the sting of being rebuffed by peers or by a lover, boss or family member and the physical pain that arises from disease or injury. Continue Reading

Cartoon by Ed Fischer

September 6, 2010 in West Central Tribune

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