Workers' Compensation

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California: Former Union Member Not Bound to Arbitration for His Work Injury Claim
Posted on 3 Jun 2013 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

In what appears to be a case of first impression, the issue before a WCAB panel was whether an employee, who was a former union member, could be bound to arbitration. In Chamberlain v. Irwin Industries, Inc ., 2013 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS –... Read More

Webinar Stresses Use of Mediation in California Workers' Comp
Posted on 21 Nov 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

"Mediating Workers' Comp Claims, Liens and Other Disputes" is the topic of a free webinar on Dec. 1 from WorkCompCentral Education, the company announced today. Former Oakland Presiding Judge George Mason and longtime workers' comp... Read More

Webinar Stresses Use of Mediation in California Workers' Comp
Posted on 21 Nov 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

"Mediating Workers' Comp Claims, Liens and Other Disputes" is the topic of a free webinar on Dec. 1 from WorkCompCentral Education, the company announced today. Former Oakland Presiding Judge George Mason and longtime workers'... Read More

Have You Considered ADR in California?
Posted on 3 May 2010 by Howard Stevens

It seems like everything old is new again when it comes to problems getting dispositions through formal adjudication of disputes at the WCAB. We noted with some humor an article that appeared in the Workers’ Compensation Quarterly in 1987 (the official... Read More

Resolution of Workers’ Compensation Cases Through Mediation
Posted on 4 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

By: Robert G. Heywood, Mediator and Arbitrator and Hon. Steven Siemers (Retired), Mediator and Arbitrator For workers’ compensation cases that have been open for two or more years, that can’t seem to move to closure, that require extensive... Read More