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Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes, LLP
Los Angeles WCAB Issues Notice of Intention to Consolidate and Stay All Lien Proceedings Regarding Compound Pharmaceuticals

Presiding Judge Jorja Frank of the Los Angeles WCAB, acting on the court’s own motion, has issued a Notice of Intention to Consolidate and Stay All Lien Proceedings Regarding Compound Pharmaceuticals. According to the terms of the Notice of...

Nigel Scott Baker, Esq.
California: Employer Representative at Applicant's Deposition

The WCAB issued an opinion, Padilla v. LAMTA , (6/28/10, ADJ6981165) which dealt with the issue of having an employer representative at the deposition (especially during the portions in which prior medical history was being discussed). If you would like...

Richard M. Jacobsmeyer
California 1st District to Hear Ogilvie Appeals

The 1st Appellate District has granted the Petitions for Writ of Review filed by both applicant and defendant in the Ogilvie case (this hyperlink will take you to the Appellate Court's Docket); requests which had been inactive since January, 2010...

Cassandra Roberts
Latency, Latency, Thou art Everything: DE Asbestos Award and Guess What? Permanency Award Based on AMA 6th

Today's case du jour is an occupational disease claim involving a union worker based at the Delaware City Refinery from 1982 to 2007. The diagnosis of bilateral interstitial fibrosis consistent with asbestos-related lung disease was not in dispute...

John Kawczynski
DOL Seeks Comments on New Longshore Regulations

By John E. Kawcyznski, Member, Field, Womack & Kawczynski The Department of Labor has begun the process of formal rulemaking in response to the amendment to Section 902(3)(F) with respect to the expanded sixty-five foot recreational vessel exclusion...

Colleen Casey
California DWC Goes to the Movies

Always eager to both educate and entertain, the DWC has issued its latest video sensation, “OCR Forms Unleashed.” This sequel to the ever popular “OCR Forms Gone Wild” has been called derivative of Fellini by some critics, but...