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My Favorite Labor Code Section
Posted on 7 Jun 2017 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. A number of years ago, a colleague of mine visited me at my vacation home. In fact, he and his wife visited us there every six months for 15 years. In any event, on a glorious 4th of July weekend, we were sitting on our balcony... Read More

California: Should a Suspended QME Be Able to Write Admissible Medical-Legal Reports?
Posted on 16 Jul 2014 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Recently, the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board issued a decision in Gary McKinney v. United Parcel Service ADJ6679833 and ADJ8786254, 2014 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --. McKinney was a driver/dockworker for United Parcel Service (UPS). He alleged... Read More

OH: Admission of Non-Testifying Physician’s Report Allowed Where Employer Sought Submission to IME
Posted on 24 Jan 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

An Ohio appellate court recently affirmed a trial court’s decision that a non-testifying physician's report was nevertheless admissible as an admission against the interest of the employer, where the employer requested the claimant submit to... Read More

California Workers’ Comp Case Roundup (3/12/2015)
Posted on 12 Mar 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 80 No. 2 February 2015 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: 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