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California: Notes From CHSWC

The California Commission of Health, Safety and Workers' Compensation held its first 2013 meeting this past Thursday. Here's a thumbnail sketch of some of the more interesting tidbits discussed: Christine Baker, Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations, stated that the...

California: DIR Director Christine Baker Provides Update on Progress of SB 863 Eighteen Months After Operative Date

A report from the California Workers’ Compensation & Risk Conference, Sept. 10-12, 2014, Dana Point, CA By David Bryan Leonard, Esq. Without pause, Christine Baker, Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations, took the stage immediately following national basketball...

California: Professional Copy Services and Registration Requirements

In cases of first impression, the WCAB has interpreted Business and Professions Code section 22450 to exempt a copy service acting on behalf of an attorney from business registration requirements In Cacique v. Metro Pad & Fusing , 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS -- , the WCAB, reversing the...