Workers' Compensation

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California QME Selection Process: Timing and Documentation Requirements
Posted on 23 Jul 2015 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

The WCAB has recently issued two noteworthy panel decisions on the QME selection process. In Murray v. County of Monterey , 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS 304 (lexis.com), 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS 304 (Lexis Advance), the WCAB provided guidance... Read More

When Specific Injury and Cumulative Injury Cases Consolidated, All Evidence in Both Cases Properly Admitted: Cal. Comp. Cases August Advanced Postings (8/19/2015)
Posted on 20 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: Statute of Limitations in Workers’ Compensation
Posted on 14 Sep 2015 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

In the workers’ compensation world, there is a long held belief that the “tie goes to the injured worker.” This is especially true when it comes to the statutes of limitations. In fact, the 4th DCA in the case of Blanchard v. WCAB (1975... Read More

California Workers’ Comp Case Roundup (9/2/2015)
Posted on 2 Sep 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 80 No. 8 August 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

Self-Procured Surgery Not Found Medically Reasonable or Necessary: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (9/22/2015)
Posted on 22 Sep 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the October 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