Workers' Compensation

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Arredondo: Is the Timeliness of the Independent Medical Review Decision Irrelevant?
Posted on 14 May 2015 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Has the pendulum swung so far that the emphasis now is completely on the process itself and not the purpose of the process? In Arredondo v. Tri-Modal Distribution Services, Inc. , 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, the California WCAB, in a split... Read More

California Workers’ Comp Case Roundup (8/4/2016)
Posted on 4 Aug 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 81 No. 7 July 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

California: Appellate Court Holds IMR Timeframes as Directive
Posted on 23 Jun 2016 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The 2nd Appellate District has issued the first of what should prove to be several appellate decisions on the timeliness of IMR decisions and the assertion by a W.C.A.B. panel decision that IMR timelines were mandatory and late IMR vested jurisdiction... Read More