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California EAMS: Issues to Consider Before Submitting Your Settlement Docs
Posted on 12 Jun 2012 by Colleen Casey

By Colleen S. Casey Copyright © 2012. All rights reserved. Listed below are several issues to consider before submitting a document for approval by a workers’ compensation judge (WCJ). Walk Through Document Defined: A “walk... Read More

Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: October to December 2015
Posted on 8 Jan 2016 by Keith J. Kasper

This list of recent noteworthy cases was compiled by Keith J. Kasper of McCormick, Fitzpatrick, Kasper & Buchard, PC. Julie Charanko long term WC Specialist II has retired, but she is not going far as she is going to continue her work... Read More

Injured Workers Hire Attorneys Due To Lack of Employer Communication
Posted on 13 Nov 2013 by Rebecca A. Shafer

Employers, in their efforts to control workers’ compensation claim cost, often go to great lengths to manage their safety program, provide medical management, and analyze data. Employers also often incorporate computer programs with the latest technology... Read More

Arkansas: Commission Resolves Conflicting Medical Evidence Against Employee
Posted on 27 May 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

An Arkansas appellate court affirmed a decision by the state’s Workers’ Compensation Commission that denied an employee additional medical benefits for continued pain management where the court said the Commission considered the medical evidence... Read More

Workers’ Compensation, Return to Work, and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Posted on 8 Apr 2015 by Roger Rabb

Best practices for complying with the spirit and law of the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended in 2009 Roger Rabb, J.D., Special Correspondent for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter Employers dealing with injured workers... Read More

Importance of Engaging in Interactive Process Emphasized by Recent Trial Court Verdicts
Posted on 21 Mar 2010 by Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes, LLP

A recent $1.5 million jury verdict in a Northern California Federal Court, applying the California Fair Employment and Housing Act to a Tennessee Corporation doing business in California, found that the Defendant retailer had failed to engage in the interactive... Read More

California EAMS: Issues to Consider Before Submitting Your Settlement Docs
Posted on 12 Jun 2012 by Colleen Casey

By Colleen S. Casey Copyright © 2012. All rights reserved. Listed below are several issues to consider before submitting a document for approval by a workers’ compensation judge (WCJ). Walk Through Document Defined: A “walk... Read More

The Original Hoey Displaced Worker: Jewell Hoey Is Still Good Law Here In the First State
Posted on 11 May 2011 by Cassandra Roberts

Okay, Sean Gambogi of the Kimmel, Carter, Roman & Peltz (did I leave anyone out?) firm, this one's for you. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the case of Jewell Hoey v. Chrysler and for those of you who think of me as a defense attorney... Read More

Discoverable Witness Statements in California
Posted on 9 Mar 2010 by Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes, LLP

In a March 4, 2010 published opinion by California's Fifth Appellate Court District, plaintiffs in a wrongful death case were granted discovery of witness statements taken by investigators employed by Defendant State of California, who were acting... Read More