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Presumption of Cancer 3.5 Years Post-Employment: Cal. Comp. Cases September Advanced Postings (9/5/2013)
Posted on 6 Sep 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

The following are advanced postings for the September 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved... Read More

California Workers’ Comp Medical Mileage Rate Will Decline Slightly for 2017 Travel
Posted on 13 Dec 2016 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

The Internal Revenue Service has announced that the standard mileage rate for business miles will decline 0.5 cents per mile to 53.5 cents per mile as of January 1, 2017. The California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI) notes that this means... Read More

California: The MTUS and Treating Physician Reports
Posted on 25 Feb 2016 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Does Labor Code § 4604.5(a) specifically require the treating physician’s report to cite the applicable Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule provisions? In Sandoval v. San Diego Unified School District , 2016 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS... Read More

California: Appellate Court Reverses W.C.A.B. Award of Psychiatric Injury
Posted on 23 Apr 2016 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The First Appellate District Court of Appeal has closed what could have turned into a significant expansion of the concept of “sudden and extraordinary employment condition” contained in Labor Code § 3208.3(d) with a reversal of a W.C... Read More