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Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (6/3/2011) – Claimant May Subpoena Surveillance Videotape

Larson's Spotlight on Offset of VA Benefits, LHWCA Employee Status, Jurisdiction in Alleged Fraud Case, Subpoena of Surveillance Videotape, and Termination of Worker for Distributing Pornography. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the...

California: Depositions, Anyone?

By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. Recently, a defense attorney took the deposition of an Applicant who had filed two claims – an admitted specific injury and a denied cumulative trauma case. The deposition itself went smoothly (no one overtly lied about anything) but at the end of the deposition, the...

CAAA 2013 Winter Convention--Day Two Starts With Academy Award Nomination Level Ethics Panel and More

Academy Award Nomination Level Ethics Panel, Report From the WCAB Commissioners and a Legal Rock Star Hall of Fame Presentation of Top 10 Cases Impacting California Applicants By David Bryan Leonard, Esq. Day two of the CAAA winter convention started with what I consider to be an academy-award-nomination...

CAAA 2013 Winter Convention--Day Two Starts With Academy Award Nomination Level Ethics Panel and More

Academy Award Nomination Level Ethics Panel, Report From the WCAB Commissioners and a Legal Rock Star Hall of Fame Presentation of Top 10 Cases Impacting California Applicants By David Bryan Leonard, Esq. Day two of the CAAA winter convention started with what I consider to be an academy-award...

California: Judges and Jurisdiction - Where to Draw the Line

The primary purpose of the newly created Independent Medical Review (IMR) process is to review medical treatment (MT) disputes and issue determinations. SB863 added LC §4610.6 (i) to the Labor Code, which states in pertinent part, “In no event shall a workers’ compensation administrative...

California: Parting Advice from a Presiding Judge

Norm Delaterre, the soft-spoken presiding judge who's retiring from the Santa Ana board at the end of October, made time recently to counsel attorneys on how not to tick off Orange County judges. Speaking at an Oct. 11 continuing legal education seminar, he gave a starting point. "Know your...