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Presidential reflections

The author died while in office as NAA President. This chapter is drawn from two commentaries published in The Chronicle. The first is a somewhat skeptical view of something new on the dispute resolution scene — “expedited” arbitration. A variation is suggested, involving an experienced neutral and two partisan members serving as a team traveling …

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The author opines that, in return-to-work cases, the arbitrator is competent to resolve disputes of medical fact and, if unable to resolve such disputes, can refer them to a third qualified medical expert; that differences in medical opinion are not generally susceptible to resolution by a third expert but may be resolved by the arbitrator’s …

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