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California: W.C.A.B. Limits Application of Messele Decision
Posted on 23 Nov 2011 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

After seeking input on its Notice of Intent to limit application of the Messele decision prospectively, and getting none, the W.C.A.B. has confirmed its decision to limit the application of its holding. The W.C.A.B. has, in a decision which issued yesterday... Read More

California: Quirky Regs and Rules Related to the Medical Legal Evaluation Process
Posted on 6 Feb 2015 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Trial calendars have been inundated lately with expedited hearings dealing with Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) and Agreed Medical Evaluator (AME) issues. As a result of the Post-SB 863 onslaught of new regs, rules and procedures, the legal community... Read More

California: W.C.A.B. Provides Guidance on AME/QME Request Process Timing Issues
Posted on 27 Sep 2011 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

If there was ever a question the medical legal process in workers’ compensation has become concerned with tactical minutia rather than dealing with substantive issues in the day to day comp practice, the W.C.A.B.’s en banc opinion in Tsegay... Read More

California: W.C.A.B. Provides Guidance on AME/QME Request Process Timing Issues
Posted on 27 Sep 2011 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

If there was ever a question the medical legal process in workers’ compensation has become concerned with tactical minutia rather than dealing with substantive issues in the day to day comp practice, the W.C.A.B.’s en banc opinion in Tsegay... Read More

California: W.C.A.B. Limits Application of Messele Decision
Posted on 23 Nov 2011 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

After seeking input on its Notice of Intent to limit application of the Messele decision prospectively, and getting none, the W.C.A.B. has confirmed its decision to limit the application of its holding. The W.C.A.B. has, in a decision which issued yesterday... Read More