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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

California Temporary Total Disability Rates Remain Stable for 2011
Posted on 18 Oct 2010 by Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes, LLP

California's maximum temporary total disability rate will remain stable at $986.69 per week in 2011. Pursuant to Labor Code §4453 (a)(10), TTD annual increases are mandatory and are tied to an amount equal to the percentage increase in... Read More

California: Supreme Court Decides Start Date for Life Pension COLA Calculations
Posted on 11 Aug 2011 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The California Supreme Court has issued its decision in Baker v W.C.A.B. (XYZZX) (previously Duncan v W.C.A.B.) finally determining the question pending since 1/1/03 with the passage of AB 749 and the amendment to Labor Code § 4659 providing for... Read More