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California: Top 25 Noteworthy Panel Decisions (January-June 2016)
Posted on 29 Jun 2016 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

LexisNexis has picked the top “noteworthy” panel decisions issued by the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board during the period January through June 2016. The list features a number of decisions addressing utilization review... Read More

California: Are All Claimed Psychiatric Injuries Barred by Criminal Conduct?
Posted on 9 Sep 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

The Court of Appeal, Second District, recently denied defendant’s petition for writ of review in the matter of Ease Entertainment v. Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board , ADJ9392012. In the underlying case, applicant had filed a claim for... Read More

Maine: “Injured” Worker’s Clandestine Business Operation Results in “Theft by Deception” Conviction
Posted on 22 May 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Judicial Court of Maine affirmed the conviction entered in the trial court on a jury verdict finding a person receiving workers’ compensation disability benefits guilty of theft by deception. The defendant received more than $50,000... Read More

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (4/15/2011)
Posted on 15 Apr 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Termination of Benefits, Employee Status, Penalty for Unreasonable Defense of Claim, Wrongful Death, and Loss of Sight. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff... Read More