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Laurie Carroll in "Opioids, Big Business, States Killing Workers' Comp?"
Written on Monday, December 19, 2016
Laurie Carroll

Tonight, Monday, December 19, 2016, Naulty, Scaricamazza & McDevitt partner Laurie A. Carroll provides her legal expert opinion in a very timely discussion of opioid use and/or abuse in Workers' Compensation. The Emmy award-winning American Law Journal presents, "Are Opioids & Big Business Killing Workers' Comp?" The discussion will be moderated by Christopher Naughton the program's premier host. Other members of the panel include claimant's attorney George Badey, respondent attorney Matt Wynn, Workers' Compensation Judge the Honorable Joseph Hakun and Pennsylvania Chambers Government Affairs Director Alex Harper. The program will be broadcast tonight at 7:00 p.m. on CNN-News Philadelphia affiliate WFMZ-TV on Channel 69.

The panel will also address State House Bill 1800, which would require "all medical care for injured workers be consistent with nationally recognized, evidence-based medical treatment guidelines". The American Law Journal has also posted the entire video of the program on their YouTube channel which can be viewed here.