California Compensation Cases Staff
Purchase of Accounts Receivable Not a Trade Secret: Cal. Comp. Cases December Advanced Postings (11/25/2014)

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for December 2014 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2014 LexisNexis. All rights...

Karen C. Yotis
Predictive Analytics and Big Data in the Workplace and Beyond: The Science Behind the Crystal Ball

Karen C. Yotis, Esq., a Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and bolts of the workers’ comp world. An awful lot of ink has been devoted lately...

Doug McCoy
Kids' Chance: Over $8M in Scholarships Awarded to Date

In 2013, there were 4,405 workplace fatalities in the United States. In 2011, there were more than 190,000 workers sustaining injuries that required more than thirty days of lost work time. In addition to the affected workers, the families are also impacted...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff
National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Powered by Larson's (11/24/2014)

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. Massey Energy Ex-CEO Pleads Not Guilty for 2010 Mine Accident . Hearing...

Robert G. Rassp, Esq.
Telemedicine: California’s Telehealth Advancement Act and the Injured Worker

In Oranje v. Crestwood Behavioral Health , 2014 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, a WCAB panel affirmed the WCJ’s finding that an applicant who suffered an admitted industrial injury to her left arm, left hand and psyche on 3/14/2010 in California...

Julius Young
McCool

Can an insurer submit medication prescription requests to utilization review (UR) even where those medications have been repeatedly authorized before? That question has been hotly debated in California workers’ comp circles after a recent WCAB...