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California: Due Process – A Constitutional Right
Posted on 22 May 2015 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

The California WCAB has issued several decisions recently on the topic of “due process.” The term “due process” is a phrase attorneys often fling about in court whenever they want to convey that something “unfair” has... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (2/12/2015)
Posted on 12 Feb 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 80 No. 1 January 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

Unresolved Lien Claims to Be Heard at Lien Trial Regardless of Whether Lien Was Listed on Declaration of Readiness: Cal. Comp. Cases June Advanced Postings (5/26/2016)
Posted on 26 May 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the June 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: Court of Appeal Upholds Constitutionality of IMR
Posted on 29 Oct 2015 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

Shortly after the second Second District Court of Appeals provided the defense community with a welcome decision in Batten v. WCAB , the First Appellate District followed up with its much anticipated decision in Stevens v. WCAB , the first constitutional... Read More

Applicant and Her Attorney Had Ample Opportunity to Be Heard on Issue of Dismissal: Cal. Comp. Cases November Advanced Postings (10/30/2012)
Posted on 31 Oct 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the November 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. ... Read More

California: Utilization Review Decision Defective When UR Delay Notice Signed Only by UR Nurse, Not Licensed Physician
Posted on 18 Jul 2014 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

In Newton v. Jack-In-The-Box , 2014 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, a WCAB panel has issued a notice of its intention to award an applicant medical treatment in the form of aquatic therapy twice per week for a period of four weeks, as prescribed by the... Read More

Applicant and Her Attorney Had Ample Opportunity to Be Heard on Issue of Dismissal: Cal. Comp. Cases November Advanced Postings (10/30/2012)
Posted on 31 Oct 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the November 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.... Read More