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The Rassp Report
Posted on 26 Jan 2013 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

The Rassp Report, a law blog Robert G. Rassp, Esq. Author, " Lawyer's Guide to the AMA Guides and California Workers' Compensation ," 2015 © Lexis Nexis/Matthew Bender & Co. Chairman of the Board of Directors, Friends... Read More

California’s Wild Ride: Guzman III and WCIRB’s Recommended Rate Increase
Posted on 19 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

It’s been one heck of a week for California Workers’ Compensation. Read both Guzman III, The DCA Speaks, by Robert G. Rassp and Headline News-WCIRB Submits Filing Recommending 29.6% Rate Increase . Read More

Guzman III: "Sifting The Wheat From The Chaff"
Posted on 2 Sep 2010 by Raymond F. Correio

By Raymond F. Correio, Senior Associate, Pearlman, Borska & Wax In the wake of the 6th District Court of Appeals Decision in Guzman III issued on August 19, 2010, there has been a veritable "tsunami" of articles and commentary analyzing... Read More

Guzman: New Decision, Old Medical Business
Posted on 3 Sep 2010 by Howard Stevens

On 8/19/2010, the 6th District Court of Appeal weighed in with a published decision in the case of Milpitas Unified School District v WCAB (Guzman), HO 345853 (official cite not yet available). The case is one half of the oft-cited Almaraz/Guzman cases... Read More

California Supreme Court Declines Review of Guzman
Posted on 15 Nov 2010 by Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes, LLP

The California Supreme Court declined the defendant’s petition for review November 10, 2010 in the matter of Milpitas Unified Sch. Dist. v. WCAB (Guzman) (2010) 187 Cal.App.4th 808 [75 CCC 837] [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers... Read More

The Rassp Report
Posted on 15 Dec 2010 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

The Rassp Report, a law blog Robert G. Rassp, Esq. Author, " Lawyer's Guide to the AMA Guides and California Workers' Compensation ," 2012 © Lexis Nexis/Matthew Bender & Co. Chairman of the Board of Directors, Friends... Read More

2010 Year in Review: The Top 10 Workers’ Compensation Events in California
Posted on 3 Dec 2010 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

In a totally arbitrary and perhaps capricious, non-parametric, unscientific but somewhat peer reviewed way, here are the top ten workers’ compensation events that occurred in 2010. Can you predict what the top ten workers’ compensation events... Read More

California Sixth Appellate District Affirms WCAB Decision in Guzman v. Milpitas School District
Posted on 20 Aug 2010 by Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes, LLP

In a 28 page opinion , the California Sixth Appellate District has affirmed the WCAB decision regarding use of any chapter, table or page in the AMA Guides Fifth Edition to appropriately assess permanent impairment. While this decision will appear... Read More

Supreme Court Denies Review in Guzman Case
Posted on 12 Nov 2010 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The California Supreme Court has declined to review the 6 th District Court of Appeal decision in the Milpitas USD v W.C.A.B. (Guzman) decision rendering that case now final on the issue of a rebuttal to the AMA guideline portion of the AMA guidelines... Read More