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NWCDN is a network of law firms dedicated to protecting employers in workers’ compensation claims.

NWCDN Members regularly post articles and summary judgements in workers’ compensations law in your state.  

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A new study released March 6, 2018, compared the effectiveness of opioids to over-the-counter medications and found that opioids were “not better at improving pain that interfered with activities such as walking, work and sleep over 12 months for patients chronic back pain or hip or knee osteoarthritis pain compared to non-opioid medications.” The study can be found here: This latest study is sure to add more fuel to the debate about the use of opioids to treat injured workers and raise more questions about the continued prescribing patterns of some doctors.