Idaho Work Injuries and Opioids

Idaho Work Injuries and Opioid Use

Nationwide there is a discussion about prescribing opioids to treat work injuries. Significant work injuries often cause serious pain. Generally, knee injuries, back injuries, shoulder injuries, etc., that result in surgery also result in prescription medications. Chronic pain also commonly accompanies catastrophic work injuries and is treated with prescription pain killers.

Along with prescription medications come the risks of side effects, addiction, abuse, and overuse. The Idaho Industrial Commission and the Idaho Office of Drug Policy will be discussing opioids as they relate to work injuries on December 5, 2017, at 2 p.m. in Boise.

See the Idaho Industrial Commission flyer for more details.

If you have been hurt at work, contact our experienced attorneys for help at 208.743.2313.

Social Security Disability Hearing

Social Security Delays

Social Security applications are usually followed by a long delay, then a denial. The delay and the potential financial ruin brought on by a Social Security Disability denial are too familiar to the disabled people our attorneys represent. The Star-Telegram ran an informative, but depressing, Social Security DisabilityΒ article:

http://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/community/fort-worth/article184703718.html