Workers' Compensation

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Standing Up to Workers’ Comp Medical Fraud in California
Posted on 20 Feb 2015 by Karen C. Yotis

Karen C. Yotis, Esq., a Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and bolts of the workers’ comp world. At the recent Division of Workers’... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (8/8/2014)
Posted on 8 Aug 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 79 No. 7 July 2014 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE... Read More

California: Stipulated Agreements – When Can You Back Out?
Posted on 5 Oct 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases, statutes, and rules cited below . Buyer’s remorse. It is not unusual for a party to agree to the terms of a settlement and then wake up the next morning with that horrible feeling in the pit of their... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (4/11/2017)
Posted on 11 Apr 2017 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 82 No. 3 Mar 2017 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE... Read More

California: Anti-Paparazzi Law Inapplicable in a Workers' Compensation Proceeding
Posted on 21 Oct 2014 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

In Duong v. Automobile Club of Southern California , 2014 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS –, a WCAB panel held that a sub rosa video recorded by the defendant in the parking lot of a mobile home park (where the applicant did not live) and inside an Albertson’s... Read More

California: Lien Disallowed for Surgical Hardware Provided to Pacific Hospital of Long Beach
Posted on 28 Jun 2014 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

WCAB disallows lien for surgical hardware based on admitted fraudulent activities of Michael Drobot and adverse inferences drawn against lien claimant including failure to produce documents of its ownership interests, fictitious business name statement... Read More

Defendant’s Strict Security Regulations Prevented Applicant From Disclosing Information on Work Exposure: Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (3/17/2015)
Posted on 18 Mar 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for March 2015 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2015 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

California: Stipulated Agreements – When Can You Back Out?
Posted on 5 Oct 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases, statutes, and rules cited below . Buyer’s remorse. It is not unusual for a party to agree to the terms of a settlement and then wake up the next morning with that horrible feeling in the pit of their... Read More