Workers' Compensation

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The Return to Work Fund and the RAND Study: Inching Our Way to Eligibility Standards
Posted on 21 Sep 2013 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Excerpted from the upcoming 2014 Edition of The Lawyer’s Guide to the AMA Guides and California Workers’ Compensation . As part of the comprehensive workers’... Read More

California: Did You Know? There’s More to the Ogilvie Case Than You Think!
Posted on 3 Aug 2011 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

On July 29, 2011, the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, issued its long awaited decision in Ogilvie v. Workers' Comp. Appeals Bd., which reversed the WCAB en banc decision and remanded the matter back to the WCAB to determine whether... Read More

California: The Ogilvie DCA Decision: Is Algebra Out and LeBoeuf In?
Posted on 31 Jul 2011 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. On July 29, 2011, the First District Court of Appeal issued its long awaited decision on Wanda Ogilvie vs. WCAB . The decision reverses the WCAB en banc decision and remands the matter back to the WCAB to determine whether... Read More

Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (3/15/2011)
Posted on 15 Mar 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the March 2011 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases below to read the complete headnotes and summaries. Francisco Costa , Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation... Read More

California: Workers Lose COLA Case
Posted on 12 Aug 2011 by Julius Young

Today the California Supreme Court issued its opinion in the case dealing with the start of COLA calculations for life pension and permanent total disability cases. The case, Baker v. WCAB (formerly known as the Duncan v. WCAB case and before that... Read More