Workers' Compensation

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California: Psychiatric Compensable Consequence as a New and Further Injury
Posted on 14 Oct 2014 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

In Woodward v. Tri Corp Construction , 2014 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS —, the WCAB panel, affirming the WCJ, found good cause existed under Labor Code § 5410 to reopen the applicant’s 1/26/2011 Stipulated Award and to find that the applicant... Read More

Pain Disorders and the New DSM-5
Posted on 1 Aug 2013 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

By Robert G. Rassp. Esq. “Pain is relevant to mental impairment, since mental illness may change the perception of pain, for example, making it the object of an obsession or a somatic (bodily) expression of an emotional problem. However, it can... Read More