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California: SB 863 Checklist and Reference Guide
Posted on 19 Oct 2012 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

SB 863 CHECKLIST & REFERENCE GUIDE By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. This SB 863 Checklist & Reference Guide is excerpted from The Lawyer’s Guide to the AMA Guides and California Workers’... Read More

California: The Right to Select the Specialty of the Panel QME: Whose Choice Is It Anyways?
Posted on 26 Jul 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Lexis.com subscribers can link to the citations below. Prior to the passage of Senate Bill 899, both sides maintained the right to select their own QME. Inherent in the use of “battling QME’s” was also the right to decide what type... Read More

California: You Better Be Ready to Lawyer Up!
Posted on 17 Aug 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Most people involved with California’s workers’ compensation system would say that over the past twenty years, the process has become increasingly litigious. There can be little question that the issues have become increasingly technical.... Read More

California: Replacing the Panel QME: Survey of Recent Noteworthy Panel Decisions
Posted on 21 Jan 2014 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

© Copyright 2014 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. I. Evolution of the Current Panel QME Process The Panel QME process has evolved in interesting ways over the years. For dates of injury prior to 2005, the panel QME process did not exist. Instead... Read More

California: Keys to Selecting the Appropriate Medical Evaluator
Posted on 2 Apr 2018 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

There is a great deal of uncertainty these days concerning what constitutes an appropriate request to replacement a Panel of Qualified Medical Evaluators (PQMEs) from the Department of Industrial Relations Medical Unit. When the initial PQME selected... Read More

California: You Better Be Ready to Lawyer Up!
Posted on 17 Aug 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Most people involved with California’s workers’ compensation system would say that over the past twenty years, the process has become increasingly litigious. There can be little question that the issues have become increasingly technical.... Read More

California: SB 863 Checklist and Reference Guide
Posted on 19 Oct 2012 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

SB 863 CHECKLIST & REFERENCE GUIDE By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. This SB 863 Checklist & Reference Guide is excerpted from The Lawyer’s Guide to the AMA Guides and California Workers’... Read More

California: The Right to Select the Specialty of the Panel QME: Whose Choice Is It Anyways?
Posted on 26 Jul 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Lexis.com subscribers can link to the citations below. Prior to the passage of Senate Bill 899, both sides maintained the right to select their own QME. Inherent in the use of “battling QME’s” was also the right to decide what type... Read More