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Larson's Spotlight
Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (11/19/2010)

Larson's Spotlight on Psychiatric Injury, Domestic Servant, Tort Claim, Employee Status, and LHWCA Coverage. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team
Workers’ Comp Fraud Blotter – Recent Arrests, Charges, Convictions, and Investigations (11/18/2010)

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and...

Thomas A. Robinson
Pimentel Delivers Keynote Address at National Workers' Comp Conference in Las Vegas

Dr. Richard Pimentel, senior partner with Milt Wright & Associates and a national expert on disability management, job recruitment, job retention, the ADA, and attitude change, delivered the keynote address November 11, 2010, at the 19th Annual National...

Stuart D. Colburn
Texas Appeals Panel Decision 100546 – CCH Procedure

By Stuart D. Colburn, Shareholder, Downs Stanford The disability issue was phrased, "Did the claimant have disability resulting from the compensable injury from June 5, 2008 through October 6, 2008." The Hearing Officer found disability from...

Howard Stevens
California: Good Faith Personnel Action Defense

Labor Code 3208.3(h) provides that "No compensation ... shall be paid by an employer for a psychiatric injury if the injury was substantially caused by lawful, non-discriminatory good faith personnel action." Although the term 'personnel...

California Compensation Cases Staff
California Attorney’s Fees in a Post-COLA World

Notice of Correction: The date in the first paragraph has been corrected. Labor Code Section 4659(c) mandates that for injuries occurring after January 1, 2003, awards resulting in either a life pension or total permanent disability indemnity shall...