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California: SB 863 Checklist and Reference Guide

SB 863 CHECKLIST & REFERENCE GUIDE By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. This SB 863 Checklist & Reference Guide is excerpted from The Lawyer’s Guide to the AMA Guides and California Workers’ Compensation , 2013 Edition (available February...

California: SB 863 Checklist and Reference Guide

SB 863 CHECKLIST & REFERENCE GUIDE By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. This SB 863 Checklist & Reference Guide is excerpted from The Lawyer’s Guide to the AMA Guides and California Workers’ Compensation , 2013 Edition (available...

The Return to Work Fund and the RAND Study: Inching Our Way to Eligibility Standards

By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Excerpted from the upcoming 2014 Edition of The Lawyer’s Guide to the AMA Guides and California Workers’ Compensation . As part of the comprehensive workers’ compensation reform in SB 863 that was...

California: Are Voucher Penalties Based on the Actual or the Potential Loss?

Interesting Ramifications of Labor Code Section 5814 By Brad Wixen, Esq. In Garcia v. Sara Lee Corporation , 2016 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS – (Board Panel Decision), applicant received an independent medical review (IMR) overturning a utilization review (UR) denial for medications. Defendant...

California: Top 25 Noteworthy Panel Decisions (July through December 2016)

LexisNexis has selected some of the top “noteworthy” panel decisions issued by the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board during the period July through December 2016. The list features a number of decisions addressing medical-legal issues such as assignment, selection and reporting...