The very long-in-the-tooth practice of Workers’ Compensation law is suddenly not quite as mundane as its long-time reputation. It is heating up due to (1) demographics and (2) attempts at process reform. This can be a rewarding practice for both plaintiffs’ and defendants’ attorneys, with a number of collateral, derivational practice opportunities that also are at the nexus of medicine and law.
Congress is once again playing fast and loose with several thousand law practices. The fate of a little-known federal agency that puts money in the pockets of thousands of attorneys now hangs in the balance, yet another indicator of the low state to which Congress has regressed. Here’s why this should be important to you.
Now that the U.S. is ending more than 50 years of ostracism of Cuba and is establishing formal diplomatic relations with the island just 90 miles from our shores, look for an explosion of commercial relationships to blossom, creating new business and legal job opportunities.