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California Workers’ Comp Case Roundup (5/5/2015)
Posted on 5 May 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 80 No. 4 April 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

Vermont Workers’ Compensation Update: January to March 2015
Posted on 1 Apr 2015 by Keith J. Kasper

This list of recent noteworthy cases was compiled by Keith J. Kasper of McCormick, Fitzpatrick, Kasper & Buchard, PC. Julie Mercier of Williamstown, VT, has joined the staff at the Department as a Workers’ Compensation Specialist... Read More

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 (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: Top 25 Noteworthy Panel Decisions (January-June 2016)
Posted on 29 Jun 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 January through June 2016. The list features a number of decisions addressing utilization review... Read More

California Workers’ Comp Case Roundup (7/7/2016)
Posted on 8 Jul 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 81 No. 6 June 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 ISSUE... Read More

Missouri: Commission Reverses Denial of a PPD Claim That Lacked a Rating
Posted on 13 Apr 2015 by Martin Klug

The Commission issued a shocking new decision that the Missouri comp statute does not require a worker’s expert to provide a rating of disability in order to receive permanent disability benefits. The Commission awarded partial benefits of 18 weeks... Read More

Applicant’s Impairments Added Rather Than Using Combined Values Chart: Cal. Comp. Cases May Advanced Postings (4/28/2015)
Posted on 29 Apr 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

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

Application for SIBTF Benefits Barred by Statute of Limitations: Cal. Comp. Cases April Advanced Postings (4/6/2016)
Posted on 6 Apr 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the April 2016 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2016 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

CA: WCIRB Posts 2010 Summary of Policy Year Statistics
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

SAN FRANCISCO , CA – The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau has posted its summary of the latest seven available policy years of unit statistical experience submitted by insurers. Read the summary Source: WCIRB Read More

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