California Compensation Cases Staff
Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings 3/26/2009

The second batch of advanced postings for the upcoming March 2009 issue of California Compensation Cases is now available on Lexis. These are all WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review (aka "writ denieds"). If you're a lexis.com subscriber...

LexisNexis Occupational Injuries & Illnesses S
What Evidence Based Medicine Can't Tell Us

Evidence based medicine has been touted as one way to save money in our current health care system. While the concept of evidence based medicine has been around for decades, it has become more known to the public, now that it's part of President Obama's...

Stuart D. Colburn
Texas Commissioners Testify Before House Business and Industry Committee

On February 3, 2009, the House Business and Industry Committee held its first hearing with invited testimony regarding workers’ compensation. Commissioner Bordelon and Commissioner Geeslin addressed their respective state agencies in regards to...

Robin E. Kobayashi
Recent Noteworthy Panel Decisions Issued by California WCAB (Posted 3/26/2009)

This is a preview of some recent noteworthy panel decisions issued by the California Workers' Compensation Appeals Board that we'll be posting to lexis.com in the coming weeks. If you would like a copy of any of these decisions now, please logon...

AFL-CIO Now Blog
Frances Perkins: The Woman Behind the New Deal

This blog originally appeared on AFL-CIO Now Blog . Reprinted with permission. When Frances Perkins stepped into her office as labor secretary, the first-ever woman in a presidential Cabinet, her welcoming committee consisted of this: A huge cockroach...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff
Clara Lemlich Public Service Awards 2009 Recipients: Hon. Hillary R. Clinton, Barbara Levine, Hon. Edward Pitts, Troy Rosasco, Randi Weingarten

FOREST HILLS, NY - The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Memorial has announced the 2009 recipients of the Clara Lemlich Public Service Awards for their work and efforts in calling attention to and participating in the reform of workers’ compensation...