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The AIA’s Positions on Workers’ Compensation Issues— Medical Costs, AMA Guides Sixth Edition, State Funds, and California’s Left Coast Litigation: Taking a Hard Look at the Ball of Confusion

By Karen Yotis, Esq. When Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong penned “Ball of Confusion (That’s What the World Is Today)”, they could hardly have anticipated that the political anthem the Temptations recorded in 1970 would mirror the state of our country’s workers’ compensation...

California Applicants' Attorneys Association Announces 2011-12 leadership team, Priorities for coming year

SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Applicants’ Attorneys Association (CAAA), whose members represent Californians injured on the job, today announced that it has installed a new president and team of officers for the coming year. S. Bradley Chalk , founder and principal of the Chalk Law Office in...

Symposium on 40th Anniversary of the National Commission on State Workmen’s Compensation Laws

Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group® Presents A Symposium on The 40th Anniversary of the National Commission on State Workmen’s Compensation Laws July 26, 2012 – Hilton Hotel, Chicago 9:00 am—5:00 pm Reception Following RSVP by 7/13/12 Juli@wilg.org / 614-940...

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (7/23/2012)

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS WILG Symposium on 40th Anniversary of Nat'l Commission on WC Laws . NCCI Reports on Impact on Impairment...

Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group Holds 40th Anniversary Symposium on the Status of Workers’ Compensation in the United States

By Stephen Embry, Esq. Workers’ compensation remains inadequate and inequitable 40 years after the 1972 National Commission on Workers’ Compensation Laws reviewed the state of injured workers benefits. That is the conclusion reached by scholars and practitioners in the field of workplace...

Liberal Republicans, Consensus Politics, and a Fluke: The WILG Looks Back on 40 Years of Worker Advocacy

By Karen C. Yotis, Esq. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. When the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG) met in Chicago during 2012 to mark the 40th anniversary of the National Commission on State Workmen’s Compensation Laws, it commemorated a fluke. The...

Liberal Republicans, Consensus Politics, and a Fluke: The WILG Looks Back on 40 Years of Worker Advocacy

By Karen C. Yotis, Esq. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. When the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG) met in Chicago during 2012 to mark the 40th anniversary of the National Commission on State Workmen’s Compensation Laws, it commemorated a fluke. The...

Workers Memorial Day: Honoring the Dead as We Fight for the Living

Karen C. Yotis, Esq., a Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and bolts of the workers’ comp world. 25 Years of Speeches and Bells The key talking points for journalists and speechwriters...

New Study Shows Earnings Losses Persist Much Longer After Work-Related Injury, Even for Minor Injuries

Income benefits paid to workers through the workers’ compensation system replace a smaller fraction of lost income benefits than previously believed Thomas A. Robinson, J.D., the Feature National Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , is a leading commentator...