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Arbitrator of Contribution Proceeding Not Bound by WCJ’s Finding of Injury AOE/COE: Cal. Comp. Cases June Advanced Postings (5/30/12)
Posted on 31 May 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the June 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. Los Angeles... Read More

Physician Self-Referral Statute Doesn’t Apply to Inpatient Surgical Procedures (12/12/2014)
Posted on 12 Dec 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for December 2014 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2014 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

California Workers' Compensation Case Roundup (3/4/2016)
Posted on 4 Mar 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 81 No. 2 February 2016 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

California: DIR Director Christine Baker Provides Update on Progress of SB 863 Eighteen Months After Operative Date
Posted on 12 Sep 2014 by David Bryan Leonard

A report from the California Workers’ Compensation & Risk Conference, Sept. 10-12, 2014, Dana Point, CA By David Bryan Leonard, Esq. Without pause, Christine Baker, Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations, took the... Read More

California: Top 25 Noteworthy Panel Decisions (January-June 2015)
Posted on 24 Jun 2015 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 2015. The list features a number of split-panel decisions, including bonus... Read More

California: IBR Update and Lien Litigation Status
Posted on 20 Feb 2015 by David Bryan Leonard

By David Bryan Leonard, Esq. At the 22nd Annual DWC Educational Conference a terrific panel presented an update on the independent bill review (IBR) process and discussed the status of the constitutional legal challenge to the lien activation fee.... Read More

California: 10 Noteworthy Panel Decisions Involving Liens for 2011
Posted on 5 Dec 2011 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Here are our picks for this year’s top 10 noteworthy panel decisions involving liens. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the panel decisions below. Reminder: Check the subsequent history of the panel decision before citing to it. Attention lexis... Read More

Calif. WCAB Jurisdiction vs. Alternative Dispute Resolution: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/6/2011)
Posted on 6 Oct 2011 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Featured Case of the Week: Calif. WCAB Jurisdiction vs. Alternative Dispute Resolution In TIG Insurance Company, insurer for Stumbaugh & Associates, Inc., Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, State Compensation Insurance Fund ... Read More

Purchase of Accounts Receivable Not a Trade Secret: Cal. Comp. Cases December Advanced Postings (11/25/2014)
Posted on 25 Nov 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for December 2014 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2014 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

Why California Workers’ Comp Is So Hard to Manage: A Snapshot of the 52nd Annual CWCI Conference
Posted on 25 Mar 2016 by Julius Young

If one was trying to track hot topics and trends in California workers’ comp, a good place to start would have been a recent March conference in Oakland attended by many prominent stakeholder representatives. Oakland’s Marriott Hotel was... Read More

No Good Cause to Set Aside Global Settlement Agreement for 257 Consolidated Liens: Cal. Comp. Cases April Advanced Postings (4/3/2013)
Posted on 3 Apr 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the April 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

California: Workers' Comp Case Roundup (2/14/2018)
Posted on 14 Feb 2018 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 83 No. 1 January 2018 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

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (12/1/2013)
Posted on 1 Dec 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 78 No. 11 November 2013 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

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (5/3/2013)
Posted on 3 May 2013 by LexisNexis Communities Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 78 No. 4 April 2013 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