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Arbitrator Rules For Kansas City Chiefs: Players Must Pursue Workers’ Comp in Missouri, Not California
Posted on 1 Mar 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Former Kansas City Chiefs football players cannot seek California workers' compensation benefits under the rationale that their cumulative injuries occurred in various cities and states. Numerous injured NFL players have filed workers' compensation... Read More

California WCAB May Lack Jurisdiction Where Out-of-State Football Player Plays a Single Game in California
Posted on 27 Apr 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

The California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board has recently issued two noteworthy panel decisions related to the WCAB’s subject matter jurisdiction in which the professional football player claimed cumulative trauma but played only a single... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (10/6/2011) – New Orleans Attorney Cheated His Professional Athlete Clients
Posted on 7 Oct 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and... Read More

WCAB Approves Treatment for Brain Injury When Utilization Review Found Untimely: Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (2/23/2016)
Posted on 24 Feb 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the March 2016 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2016 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (8/6/2012)
Posted on 6 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: NASI Report Finds Slow Recovery Affects Workers Comp Benefits... Read More

Insurer Entitled to Credit for Third Party Recovery in Porta-Potty Injury Case: Cal. Comp. Cases May Advanced Postings (5/12/12)
Posted on 12 May 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the next batch of advanced postings for the May 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Pedro Gonzalez... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (9/10/2012)
Posted on 10 Sep 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: Illicit Drug Use May Vary by Payer Type; Detection... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (8/20/2012)
Posted on 20 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: California Ruling May Boost NFL’s Shot at Concussion... Read More

Larson Spotlight on Recent Cases: Crane Company Loses Right to Seek Indemnity Against Worker’s Employer
Posted on 10 Aug 2012 by Admin

Larson's Spotlight on Third Party Tortfeasor, Intoxication - Marijuana, Average Weekly Wage, Jurisdiction. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (8/27/2012)
Posted on 28 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: Workers Comp State Legislative Battles to Watch . CMS... Read More

Two Decisions Show Complexity of Establishing WCAB Jurisdiction in Pro Athlete Cases: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/6/2016)
Posted on 7 Jan 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s another batch of advanced postings for the January 2016 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2016 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

California Workers’ Compensation Case Roundup (2/11/2016)
Posted on 11 Feb 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 81 No. 1 January 2016 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... Read More

California WCAB May Lack Jurisdiction Where Out-of-State Football Player Plays a Single Game in California
Posted on 27 Apr 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

The California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board has recently issued two noteworthy panel decisions related to the WCAB’s subject matter jurisdiction in which the professional football player claimed cumulative trauma but played only a single... Read More

Insurer Entitled to Credit for Third Party Recovery in Porta-Potty Injury Case: Cal. Comp. Cases May Advanced Postings (5/12/12)
Posted on 12 May 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the next batch of advanced postings for the May 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Pedro... Read More