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Howard Stevens
California Workers’ Compensation: Things to Know for 2010

New Minimum and Maximum TD Rates The State Average Weekly Wage (SAWW) increased in 2009, climbing 2.99% from $984.83 to $956.20. This in turn will affect the maximum and minimum indemnity rates payable for temporary disability for all workers whose...

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LexisNexis Publishes New Book on California E-Discovery and Evidence “E-Discovery” – the discovery of documents and information stored on computers and electronic media – is the single hottest topic in litigation today –...

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National & State Laws, Cases and Treatises

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Occupational Injuries and Occupational Diseases

Wisconsin law recognizes two types of on-the-job injuries that are compensable under an employer's workers' compensation insurance policy: accidental injuries and occupational diseases. State courts have distinguished accidental injuries as...

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FREE DOWNLOAD: Ferguson v. Monterey Peninsula Country Club (Calif. WCAB panel) (VR; sunsetting)

Susan Ferguson , Applicant v. Monterey Peninsula Country Club, Sedgwick CMS, administered by CIGA, Defendants Vocational Rehabilitation—Sunsetting—WCAB held that when WCJ issued award on 10/7/2008 awarding applicant retroactive vocational...

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FREE DOWNLOAD: Cain v. Holiday Inn Express (Calif. WCAB panel decision) (MPN)

Michele Cain , Applicant v. Holiday Inn Express, Preferred Employers Insurance Company, Defendants Medical Treatment—Medical Provider Networks—Notice—Majority of WCAB panel held that 8 Cal. Code Reg. § 9767.9(f) required that...