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Shirley Naylor Honored by Cambridge Who's Who

BRIDGETON , NJ - Shirley Naylor, Attorney for Chance & McCann LLC, has been recognized by Cambridge Who's Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in workers' compensation. Shirley Naylor has over five years of experience...

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Former California Workers' Compensation Judge Pamela Foust Joins Zenith Insurance Company

WOODLAND HILLS , CA —Zenith National Insurance Corp. (NYSE:ZNT) announced today that Judge Pamela Foust joined Zenith Insurance Company. Judge Foust has stepped off the bench after 25 years of service in California as a Workers’ Compensation...

Thomas A. Robinson
Injured Subcontractor’s Lawsuit Against Oil Refinery Barred By "Trade or Business" Defense

Berthelot, a "journeyman lineman" who worked with Ca-Par Electric, Inc. ("Ca-Par"), responded to a telephone call from a Murphy Oil, Inc. ("Murphy") employee concerning a power outage at Murphy's oil refinery. Ca-Par...

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LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation Law Blog Honored as a New Blog Discovery

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 18, 2010) – The Workers’ Compensation Law Blog at the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation Law Center was named a new blog discovery by Workers’ Comp Insider , a web blog published by Lynch Ryan. Workers’...

James M. Loughlin
Texas Adventures in Ad Hoc Rulemaking: State Office of Risk Management v. Lawton

As Albert Einstein once famously said, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." On August 28, 2009, the Texas Supreme Court issued its opinion in State Office of Risk Management...

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FREE DOWNLOAD: Shahryarinejad v. City of Los Angeles (Calif. WCAB panel) (attorney's fees; commutation)

Fatemeh Shahryarinejad v. City of Los Angeles, PSI Attorney's Fees—Commutation—Calculation of Fee on Permanent Total Disability Award—WCAB upheld WCJ's finding that attorney for applicant/transportation engineer who was awarded...