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California Workers’ Compensation Reform SB 863 Analysis: Permanent Disability Provisions
Posted on 28 Aug 2012 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

***WARNING: The following analysis is based on the 8/24/2012 and 8/27/2012 versions of SB 863. On 8/31/2012, the Legislature passed SB 863. Be sure to check the final version of SB 863 posted on the Legislature website.*** ***NOTE: Robert G. Rassp has... Read More

California: SB 863 Checklist and Reference Guide
Posted on 19 Oct 2012 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

SB 863 CHECKLIST & REFERENCE GUIDE By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. This SB 863 Checklist & Reference Guide is excerpted from The Lawyer’s Guide to the AMA Guides and California Workers’... Read More

SB 863 and Permanent Disability: A Practitioner's Survival Guide to California Workers' Compensation Reform
Posted on 4 Sep 2012 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

HOT OFF THE PRESS! A new LexisNexis Emerging Issues Analysis article… Robert G. Rassp on SB 863 and Permanent Disability: A Practitioner's Survival Guide to California Workers' Compensation Reform, 2012 Emerging Issues 6614. Mr. Rassp... Read More

California DIR Officials Outline Goals and Tasks for Implementing SB 863 Workers’ Comp Reforms
Posted on 20 Sep 2012 by David Bryan Leonard

By David Bryan Leonard, Esq., Special to the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation Law Community The 2012 California Workers’ Compensation and Risk Conference opened September 19, 2012 at the St. Regis Resort, Dana Point with an update from the... Read More

California: Keys to Proving Apportionment: The Bullet Proof List
Posted on 25 Feb 2013 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

The apportionment statutes were massively revised by the 2004 workers’ compensation reform package. However, apportionment was one of the only areas of the workers’ compensation law that did not get hit by the most recent reform legislation... Read More

California: Legislature Passes SB 863
Posted on 4 Sep 2012 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The State Legislature passed and forwarded to Governor Brown a historic workers’ compensation benefit increase and reform package on Friday, August 31, 2012 Presumably signing by the Governor is a certainty as the Governor’s office was reportedly... Read More

California: Paradigm Shift?
Posted on 11 Aug 2012 by Julius Young

The workers' comp community is abuzz with rumors about the impending comprehensive comp reform bill. I've not yet seen the bill (which could still be revised before it is introduced in print in the next week or so). But based on the summary... Read More