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California: Professional Copy Services and Registration Requirements
Posted on 6 Oct 2015 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

In cases of first impression, the WCAB has interpreted Business and Professions Code section 22450 to exempt a copy service acting on behalf of an attorney from business registration requirements In Cacique v. Metro Pad & Fusing , 2015 Cal.... Read More

California: WCAB Panel Finds Defense Counsel’s Failure to Provide RFA to Claims Administrator Was Unreasonable
Posted on 8 Jun 2016 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Sometimes common sense trumps strict application of UR rules In Czech v. Bank of America , 2016 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, the WCAB panel affirmed the WCJ’s finding that the defendant failed to timely complete utilization review (UR) pursuant... Read More

Wisconsin: Attorney’s “Rainmaking and Networking” In Connection With Harley-Davidson Rally Was Not Sufficiently Connected to Employment to Support Claim.
Posted on 30 May 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

A Wisconsin appellate court affirmed a finding by the state’s Labor and Industry Review Commission that had concluded an attorney was not performing services growing out of and incidental to his employment at the time he was involved in a motorcycle... Read More