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Vocational Expert Evidence Found Unnecessary to Support PTD Award: Cal. Comp. Cases August Advanced Postings (8/11/2015)
Posted on 11 Aug 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for August 2015 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2015 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

California: Top 25 Noteworthy Panel Decisions (July–December 2015)
Posted on 3 Jan 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 July through December 2015. The list features a number of decisions addressing the assignment and... Read More

California Workers’ Comp Case Roundup (9/2/2015)
Posted on 2 Sep 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 80 No. 8 August 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 ISSUE... Read More

California: Agreement Between Two Insurers Apportioning Liability Does Not Alter Nature of Joint and Several Obligation
Posted on 25 Mar 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

Two workers’ compensation insurers were jointly and severally liable to pay workers’ compensation benefits regardless of a compromise agreement between the two insurers apportioning liability. Approval of the compromise agreement by the WCAB... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Uninsured Employers’ Fund and Insolvency of Employee Leasing Company’s Workers’ Comp Carrier
Posted on 19 Oct 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Uninsured Employers' Fund, Voluntary Withdrawal From Labor Market, Bad Faith, and Going and Coming. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (11/8/2017)
Posted on 8 Nov 2017 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 82 No. 10 Oct 2017 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 ISSUE... Read More

Georgia: Uninsured Fund May Not Challenge Constitutionality of Statutory Amendment Expanding “Covered Claims”
Posted on 13 Sep 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

A public entity, such as the Georgia Insurers Insolvency Pool, created as it was by the Georgia legislature to pay the covered claim of an insolvent insurance company for the protection and benefit of the company's named insured, could not bring constitutional... Read More

California Insurance Insolvency and Safety Net for Injured Workers
Posted on 14 Jul 2010 by William Zachry

This is an update that focuses primarily on California Insurance issues. Workers compensation is a social insurance. What happens if the insurance company becomes insolvent or if the self insured employer cannot meets its obligations to provide benefits... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Uninsured Employers’ Fund and Insolvency of Employee Leasing Company’s Workers’ Comp Carrier
Posted on 19 Oct 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Uninsured Employers' Fund, Voluntary Withdrawal From Labor Market, Bad Faith, and Going and Coming. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More

GA: Senate Passes Bill to Help Employers Buy Into Insurance Insolvency Pool
Posted on 22 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

ATLANTA, GA - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Georgia Senate on Tuesday passed a bill that would enable employers, whose workers' compensation firm became insolvent last year, to buy into the state's insurance insolvency pool... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (5/28/2013)
Posted on 28 May 2013 by LexisNexis Communities Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: Physician Fee Schedules Work More for Evaluation/Management... Read More

LA: Legislature Sends Bill on Insurer Insolvencies to Governor
Posted on 25 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

BATON ROUGE, LA - The Louisiana Legislature has approved Senate Bill 268, which amends the Louisiana Insurance Guaranty Association Law in order to better detect and prevent insurer insolvencies, among other things. The bill has been sent to Governor... Read More