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SC: WCC Approves Increase In Hearing Cost

Columbia, SC (CompNewsNetwork) - On August 16, 2010 the SC Workers’ Compensation Commission approved an increase in the hearing cost assessment pursuant to Commission regulation R 67-614. This regulation authorizes the Commission to issue an order assessing the actual cost of a hearing as established...

California: Calculating the Attorney’s Fee

Attention Lexis Online Subscribers: Citations link to lexis.com. Bracketed citations link to Lexis Advance. Several recent panel decisions have dealt with the issue of calculation of attorney’s fees. In some cases, the WCAB has awarded higher fees than the WCJ. In other cases, the WCAB has drastically...