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Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes, LLP
California WCAB Panel Decision Opens the Door for LC §4664 Apportionment With Prior C&R

Please note, WCAB panel decisions are not binding precedent, and are not citable in official WCAB proceedings such as petitions for reconsideration. A WCAB panel decision entitled Perez v. Tapia Brothers (ADJ 1291435, FRE 0240430), which issued on...

Denis Paul Juge
Denis Paul Juge on RICO and the Exclusive Remedy

"The world of workers' compensation was knocked off course recently by an asteroid from the U.S. Sixth Circuit striking at the very core of the system - the exclusive remedy", writes Denis Paul Juge. "Former employees of a Michigan...

California Compensation Cases Staff
Cal. Comp. Cases June Advanced Postings (6/23/2010)

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for the June 2010 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases below. Randall Neitzke, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, County of Los Angeles, PSI, Respondents...

Lance G. Montour
Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission Vocational Rehabilitation New Regulations

I. INTRODUCTION. Effective April 19, 2010, the Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission has issued new regulations pertaining to how vocational rehabilitation is to be conducted. These new regulations have been applicable since that date. The...

Ronald E. Weiss
New York Workers' Compensation in Review 2009-2010

This past year the workers’ compensation system in New York has been struggling to put into practice various of the procedural and substantive reforms mandated by the 2007 Workers’ Compensation Reform Legislation enacted on March 13, 2007...

Roland Legal PLLC
The Going and Coming Rule and the Tragedy of Flight 5191: Fortney v. AirTran Airways, Inc.

Fortney v. AirTran Airways, Inc ., 2009-SC-000429-WC (Ky. 2010). Whether an employer uses transportation or transportation expense as an inducement for an employee to accept or continue employment is material to supporting compensability, particularly...