By Rob McCarthy
Maurice Abarr wants to set the record straight about what happened leading up to the Dubon II en banc decision earlier this month. He got the chance Saturday at a Van Nuys panel discussion, hosted by Lawworm.com Inc.
Maurice is the...
Could the California courts finally be ready to rule on the constitutionality of Independent Medical Review?
We may be on the verge of seeing that issue decided.
On December 3, 2014, the California Court of Appeal First Appellate District Division...
Loosening the rope on the UR/IMR Gordian Knot
Karen C. Yotis, Esq., Feature Resident Columnist of the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and bolts of the workers' comp world...
A great deal of mystery surrounds who, what, where, when, and how the Applicant or Defendant can appeal an adverse Final Determination of an independent medical review. This article will discuss the process that leads from a utilization review denial...
By Corey A. Inger, Esq.
In the recent wake of the WCAB En Banc decision in Jose Dubon v. World Restoration, Inc . (2014) 79 Cal. Comp. Cas. 313, the IMR process is being very aggressively challenged by some applicants’ attorneys, who are coming...