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California: 26 Noteworthy Panel Decisions You Should Know About (January-June 2012)

Here are the publisher's picks for the top noteworthy panel decisions recently reported in the LexisNexis services. The list is based upon feedback from our consultants about current topics and issues that are of interest to the entire workers’ compensation community. Lexis.com subscribers...

The WCMSA Conundrum in California

By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. The following email string is true, accurate and correct. It is a typical email string between an applicant’s attorney and a defense attorney. We all have cases like this in our inventories. In this case, the Applicant was a medical laboratory technologist who sustained...

The WCMSA Conundrum in California

By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. The following email string is true, accurate and correct. It is a typical email string between an applicant’s attorney and a defense attorney. We all have cases like this in our inventories. In this case, the Applicant was a medical laboratory technologist who sustained...

California: Zombie Liens and Statute of Limitations

FREE ENEWSLETTER; SIGN UP TODAY HERE Here's a sneak peek of a recent noteworthy panel decision that will be added soon to the LexisNexis services: Liens; Medical; Statute of Limitations. WCAB affirmed WCJ’s order disallowing balance of lien claimant’s lien filed on 2/3/2011...

California WCAB Seeks Candidates for Two Staff Attorney Positions

The Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, Office of the Commissioners in San Francisco, seeks candidates to fill two full time permanent staff attorney vacancies: Industrial Relations Counsel II $6,347 - $8,141 salary plus benefits Industrial Relations Counsel III $7,682 - $9,857 salary plus...

A Tribute to the Honorable Neil Patrick Sullivan

Neil Patrick Sullivan, a Deputy Commissioner of the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB), will retire on December 30, 2014, after a brilliant 30-year legal career, the overwhelming majority of which was exclusively with the WCAB. Deputy Commissioner Sullivan is known throughout...

California: A Tribute to Frederick T. “Rick” Dietrich

The California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board will lose its “Chief Executive Officer” when Rick Dietrich retires on December 30, 2015. As Secretary and Deputy Commissioner, Rick is the chief advisor and legal counsel to the Chair. He oversees all aspects of the Appeals Board’s...