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FREE DOWNLOAD: Employer's Improper Communication With Physician (Calif. WCAB panel)

Sergio Oseguera v. Links Communications Medical-Legal Procedure—Independent Medical Examiners—Communications—WCAB held that reporting of "regular physician" appointed by WCJ pursuant to Labor Code § 5701 to examine...

David Tonini
Employee Misclassification Tops Enforcement List in 2010

In 2010, employers can expect an unprecedented increase in enforcement efforts targeting employees misclassified as Form 1099 independent contractors. Attention to this issue has been growing in recent years. However, with state and federal budget deficits...

Maureen Kohl Bennington, MS, CCM, CDMS, CPUR, CRC
The Impact of Obesity on the Resolution of Workers’ Compensation Claims

Obesity is a national problem. This is not new news. Every day we are inundated with information about the obesity epidemic. Simply search the word on the Internet and you find over twenty-three million possible sites with information regarding obesity...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff
IL: Mitch Weisz Appointed Acting Chairman of Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission

CHICAGO, IL - Governor Pat Quinn has appointed Mitch Weisz as Acting Chairman of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission, effective March 22, 2010. Source: Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission

Reid L. Steinfeld
California Insurers Seeking Second Round of Reductions of Medical Bills

Insurance companies in California have been lately seeking a second round of reductions of medical bills for payments they had already reduced several years prior. These requests for reimbursement/restitution are made from payments to medical providers...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team
Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter 3/25/2010 - Recent Arrests, Charges, Convictions and Investigations

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...