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Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (8/13/2010)

Larson's Spotlight on Causal Relationship, Accidental Death vs. Suicide, West Nile Virus, Police Recruits Employment Status, and Medical Expenses for Future Heart Attack. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about...

California Compensation Cases Staff
California Workers' Compensation Cases Roundup 8/12/2010

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 75, No. 7 July 2010 © Copyright 2010 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of...

Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes, LLP
New MPN Network Regulations

The Office of Administrative Law, the governing body for the California Code of Regulations, has adopted new regulations for Medical Provider Networks which will take effect October 8, 2010. These regulations carry the authority of statutes amending the...

Stuart D. Colburn
Prescription Drugs as Cost Driver in the Workers’ Comp System

Stuart D. Colburn, a Shareholder of Downs Stanford in Austin, Texas, analyzes the impact of prescription drugs in America, one of the primary cost drivers in the workers' compensation system. To view his slide presentation on this topic, click...

workerscompensation.com
Gartner Says Work Will Witness 10 Changes During The Next 10 Years

Egham, UK - The world of today is dramatically different from 20 years ago and with the lines between work and non-work already badly frayed, Gartner, Inc. predicts that the nature of work will witness 10 key changes through 2020. Organizations will...

Cassandra Roberts
Hand Me Another Big Mac: Heart Attack During PT Compensable in DE for Jenny Craig Poster Boy

Props to Vince Hedrick and John Gilbert for battling it out in another one of those IAB causation cases involving a heart attack. These don't really crop up all that often and this one has a little twist on its facts--claimant did not succumb on the...