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LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff
Noteworthy Workers' Compensation Legal Trends 2016: Part Two

This article surveys recent legal trends in the states of Maryland, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin as explained by our workers’ compensation experts below. MARYLAND: Four of the hottest topics in Maryland are as follows: 1....

Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter
California: The PQME Process and the Remote Medical-Legal Evaluation

What is the potential role of telemedicine when it comes to PQME evaluations? In Gonzales v. ABM Industries , 2016 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, the WCAB panel, denying removal, affirmed the WCJ’s order instructing the Medical Director to replace...

California Compensation Cases Staff
California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (12/6/2016)

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 81 No. 11 Nov 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...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff
Noteworthy Workers' Compensation Legal Trends 2016: Part One

This article surveys recent legal trends in the states of Arizona, California, Delaware, Georgia, and Kentucky as explained by our workers’ compensation experts below. ARIZONA The Arizona Legislature has enacted several new laws, all of them...

BRBS Longshore Reporter Staff
Longshore Act: Use and Abuse of Authorizations Versus Subpoenas

The Challenge of Efficient and Informal Discovery Versus Privacy By Steven M. Birnbaum, Law Offices of Steven M. Birnbaum, San Rafael, California Increasingly, even though the Office of Administrative Law Judges has a rather simple procedure for...

Thomas A. Robinson
Kentucky: Agricultural Exemption Applied to Claimant’s Work of Harvesting and Unloading Crops

A Kentucky appellate court found that the state Board erred in finding that the agriculture exemption did not apply to a claimant where it was undisputed that he was tasked with hauling the harvested crops and unloading them at the farm’s storage...