CWCI Scorecard Examines Restaurant Claims in the California Workers’ Comp System

The California Workers' Compensation Institute has issued its latest "Industry Scorecard" which provides detailed data on claims filed by restaurant workers in California for job injuries that occurred between January 2000 through the end of 2008. The new Scorecard is based on an analysis...

Delaware IAB Assesses First Section 2322F(g) Fine Against a Doctor for Failure to Complete Forms

In Thurmon Shelton v. Allen Family Foods, IAB # 1335120 (2/12/10), the first fine has been assessed under 19 Del. Code Section 2322F(g) for violation of the physician's obligation to complete forms outlining a patient's work capability status under 19 Del. Code Section 2322E(b). The imposition...

The Blind Side: More on that Delaware Doctor "Fine" Case

Yesterday I reported on Thurmon Shelton v. Allen Family Foods , IAB# 1335120 (2/12/10), in which the Delaware IAB assessed the first fine against a physician for failure to complete disability forms required by 19 Del. Code Section 2322E(b). I have since determined that there is a Motion for Re-Argument...

CWCI Scorecard Examines Job Injury Claims in the California Trucking Industry

The California Workers' Compensation Institute has released a new "Industry Scorecard" showing detailed data on accident year (AY) 2000 to 2008 work injury claims experience in the California trucking industry. The new Score Card, the eighth in a series of nine, is based on an analysis...

Importance of Engaging in Interactive Process Emphasized by Recent Trial Court Verdicts

A recent $1.5 million jury verdict in a Northern California Federal Court, applying the California Fair Employment and Housing Act to a Tennessee Corporation doing business in California, found that the Defendant retailer had failed to engage in the interactive process required by FEHA. The interactive...

RICO Relief Denied: Are Employers at a Tipping Point for Brown v. Cassens-Type Lawsuits?

Most large employers are well aware of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent denial of a petition that it rehear the 6th Circuit Court's ruling allowing the plaintiffs in Brown v. Cassens Transport Company to proceed with a workers' compensation lawsuit based on alleged violations of the Racketeer...

National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference November 19-21, 2014

LexisNexis is once again partnering with the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference ® to provide top quality education and valuable insights on the industry’s hottest legal issues straight from your favorite LexisNexis contributors. Plus, you'll earn CLEs. And, all...

2014 National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference

LexisNexis is once again partnering with the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference ® to provide top quality education and valuable insights on the industry’s hottest legal issues straight from your favorite LexisNexis contributors. Plus, you'll earn CLEs. And, all...