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On the Road Again - Two Recent Releases Regarding Medical Travel in Delaware

So what you have here is a picture of Sweet Caroline and her posse at the Auburn University stadium following last week's victory over Utah State, after they took the lead in the last seconds of the game, 41-38. Caroline is enjoying her time in the Deep South, so far from home, although she has already...

On the Road Again - Two Recent Releases Regarding Medical Travel in Delaware

So what you have here is a picture of Sweet Caroline and her posse at the Auburn University stadium following last week's victory over Utah State, after they took the lead in the last seconds of the game, 41-38. Caroline is enjoying her time in the Deep South, so far from home, although she has already...

California: Earnings Includes Employer Provided Living Quarters and Benefit (Labor Code Sec. 4554)

The Court of Appeals, Third Appellate District, has ordered published a recently issued decision on calculation of Temporary Disability benefits where the employee’s earnings include not only salary but also living quarters including utilities but where the living expenses are identified by the...

California: Earnings Includes Employer Provided Living Quarters and Benefit (Labor Code Sec. 4554)

The Court of Appeals, Third Appellate District, has ordered published a recently issued decision on calculation of Temporary Disability benefits where the employee’s earnings include not only salary but also living quarters including utilities but where the living expenses are identified by the...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (2/2/2012) – Fake Bullet Holes Lead To Arrest Of Bus Driver For Fraud and Making False Robbery Report

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and investigations. Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter...

California Workers’ Comp Medical Mileage Rate Decrease for Travel On or After 1/1/14

The Internal Revenue Service has announced that the standard mileage rate for business miles will decrease from 56.5¢ per mile to 56.0¢ per mile as of January 1, 2014. The California Workers’ Compensation Institute notes that this means the mileage rate that California workers’...

Customer, Not Applicant, Deemed Initial Physical Aggressor Despite Lack of Physical Contact: Cal. Comp. Cases September Advanced Postings (9/11/2014)

Here are the second and third batches of advanced postings for September 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 reserved. Hanover Insurance Group/Hanover...