Have You Considered ADR in California?

It seems like everything old is new again when it comes to problems getting dispositions through formal adjudication of disputes at the WCAB. We noted with some humor an article that appeared in the Workers’ Compensation Quarterly in 1987 (the official publication of the State Bar Workers’...

CA: ACIC Supports MSP Resolution, CIGA, Agent Licensing Bills, Opposes Arbitration, Utilization Review Bills

SACRAMENTO , CA – ACIC has posted its weekly bill roundup. Notable workers’ compensation-related bills include: Bills Heard the Week of June 14 Assembly Health Committee – June 15 AJR 42 (Solorio) Medicare Secondary Payer Enhancement Act of 2010. AJR 42 would request Congress...

California: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Arbitrations and Are Afraid to Ask

By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. In a departure from our journeys through the AMA Guides and six books on the subject (and continuing), it is time to switch gears and tackle the subject of arbitrations. We have been blessed with the experience of being an arbitrator in cases since 1995 and as a result, we...