Compensability and Recreational Activity

Voluntary or Employer Controlled? Petitioner alleged she sustained a right knee injury on September 30, 2017 during a recreational activity that she claimed was related to her employment. The Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) determined her injury was not causally connected to petitioner’s job duties according to the applicable test in Utah regarding recreational activities. On [...]

Compensability and Recreational Activity 2019-04-01T11:25:20+00:00

Defense Independent Medical Examinations in Utah

Appeals Board of Utah Labor Commission holds recording of an independent medical examination (IME) not allowed where recording interferes with the employer’s right to have an IME performed by a physician of its choice. Respondent set an independent medical examination (IME) and functional capacity evaluation (FCE) consistent with the Utah Workers’ Compensation Act. Petitioner objected and [...]

Defense Independent Medical Examinations in Utah 2019-04-01T11:21:41+00:00


Remember the September 1, 2018 Deadline to file the Opioid Prescribing Policy Reporting Form Just a final reminder that a workers’ compensation insurer (or self-insured employer) is required to submit a report to the Utah Insurance Department on or before September 1, 2018 indicating whether or not the insurer has adopted an opioid policy as set forth [...]

Utah 2019-01-29T08:37:44+00:00

Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

Christin Bechmann Partner Denver, Salt Lake City, Phoenix     Gail L. Benson Partner Denver, Phoenix     Amanda J. Branson Partner Denver     Jeffrey A. Callister Associate Salt Lake City     Ilene H. Feldmeier Partner Denver, Phoenix     [...]

Workers’ Compensation Attorneys 2021-06-30T17:15:21+00:00

Workers’ Compensation

Few areas of law change so quickly or affect employers and insurers as much as workers’ compensation.  With the rising cost of doing business, it is imperative that our clients have years of experience on their side.  Pollart Miller LLC's attorneys have extensive experience representing employers and insurers in all facets of the workers’ [...]

Workers’ Compensation 2019-08-14T14:36:36+00:00