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Denis Juge named a 2009 New Orleans Top Lawyer by New Orleans Magazine

Denis Paul Juge , the author of the highly respected Matthew Bender publication, Louisiana Workers’ Compensation , has been named to the annual list of Top Lawyers in New Orleans by New Orleans Magazine and MyNewOrleans.com . Juge is a...

California Compensation Cases Staff
California Workers' Compensation Cases Roundup 11/4/2009

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 74, No. 10 October 2009 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE...

Stuart D. Colburn
Obesity Costs in Workers’ Compensation Claims

Commentators suggest rising obesity rates increase workers’ compensation costs. Obesity may now directly increase workers’ compensation costs if more states require carriers to pay for weight loss surgery. According to recent government...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff
FREE DOWNLOAD: Ramirez v. Quiznos (Calif. WCAB panel decision) (interpreter lien)

Maria Isabel Ramirez v. Quiznos Liens—Interpreting Services—WCAB rescinded WCJ's order allowing interpreter's $1,570.00 lien for interpreting services provided to applicant/fast food worker at medical treatment appointments in connection...

Fraud Awareness Month November 2009
Fraud Awareness Month November 2009

Welcome! We've designed this resource center to help you locate materials on Workers’ Compensation Fraud, here on the LexisNexis Workers' Compensation Law Center, the Internet, and lexis.com. Please be sure to check back often for new updates...

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FREE DOWNLOAD: Eccleston v. State of Calif. (Calif. WCAB panel decision) (death benefits; dependent of public employee)

Lee Eccleston (Deceased), Barbara Eccleston, Joseph Eccleston, Sarah Eccleston v. State of California, Department of Corrections Death Benefits—Special Death Benefits for Dependents of Public Employees—WCAB, rescinding WCJ's findings...