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2017 RAND Study Evaluates Occupational Disability Guidelines (ODG)
Posted on 22 Jul 2017 by Stuart D. Colburn

RAND Corp. published its review of the (1) Technical Quality and (2) Clinical Acceptance of the Occupational Disability Guidelines (ODG) published by Work Loss Data Institute (WLDI). This paper briefly discusses the RAND report. Who Is Work Loss Data... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (7/23/2012)
Posted on 23 Jul 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 WILG Symposium on 40th Anniversary of Nat'l Commission... Read More

California Applicants' Attorneys Association Announces 2011-12 leadership team, Priorities for coming year
Posted on 16 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Applicants’ Attorneys Association (CAAA), whose members represent Californians injured on the job, today announced that it has installed a new president and team of officers for the coming year. S. Bradley Chalk ... Read More

New Study Shows Earnings Losses Persist Much Longer After Work-Related Injury, Even for Minor Injuries
Posted on 24 Sep 2014 by Thomas A. Robinson

Income benefits paid to workers through the workers’ compensation system replace a smaller fraction of lost income benefits than previously believed Thomas A. Robinson, J.D., the Feature National Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation... Read More

Workers Memorial Day: Honoring the Dead as We Fight for the Living
Posted on 28 Apr 2014 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. 25 Years of Speeches and Bells The key... Read More

Symposium on 40th Anniversary of the National Commission on State Workmen’s Compensation Laws
Posted on 16 Jul 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group® Presents A Symposium on The 40th Anniversary of the National Commission on State Workmen’s Compensation Laws July 26, 2012 – Hilton Hotel, Chicago 9:00 am—5:00 pm Reception Following... Read More

Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group Holds 40th Anniversary Symposium on the Status of Workers’ Compensation in the United States
Posted on 24 Aug 2012 by Stephen C. Embry

By Stephen Embry, Esq. Workers’ compensation remains inadequate and inequitable 40 years after the 1972 National Commission on Workers’ Compensation Laws reviewed the state of injured workers benefits. That is the conclusion reached by scholars... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (7/23/2012)
Posted on 23 Jul 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 WILG Symposium on 40th Anniversary of Nat'l Commission... Read More

California Applicants' Attorneys Association Announces 2011-12 leadership team, Priorities for coming year
Posted on 16 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Applicants’ Attorneys Association (CAAA), whose members represent Californians injured on the job, today announced that it has installed a new president and team of officers for the coming year. S. Bradley Chalk ... Read More

Symposium on 40th Anniversary of the National Commission on State Workmen’s Compensation Laws
Posted on 16 Jul 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group® Presents A Symposium on The 40th Anniversary of the National Commission on State Workmen’s Compensation Laws July 26, 2012 – Hilton Hotel, Chicago 9:00 am—5:00 pm Reception... Read More

Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group Holds 40th Anniversary Symposium on the Status of Workers’ Compensation in the United States
Posted on 24 Aug 2012 by Stephen C. Embry

By Stephen Embry, Esq. Workers’ compensation remains inadequate and inequitable 40 years after the 1972 National Commission on Workers’ Compensation Laws reviewed the state of injured workers benefits. That is the conclusion reached by... Read More

The AIA’s Positions on Workers’ Compensation Issues— Medical Costs, AMA Guides Sixth Edition, State Funds, and California’s Left Coast Litigation: Taking a Hard Look at the Ball of Confusion
Posted on 8 Jul 2011 by Karen C. Yotis

By Karen Yotis, Esq. When Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong penned “Ball of Confusion (That’s What the World Is Today)”, they could hardly have anticipated that the political anthem the Temptations recorded in 1970 would mirror... Read More