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FLASH: Applied: CDI Backtracks On Cease & Desist Order Applied Underwriters’ Equity Comp Program: To Cease and Desist or Not to Cease and Desist?  Yes appears to be the answer although to which is the question. To find out what the confusion and disarray are about click here Read more here ... More...
FLASH: David DePaolo Dead The California's workers' compensation community lost an outspoken friend Sunday. David DePaolo has passed on. Read more here ... More...
FLASH: Applied: And A Fight Breaks Out!  Applied Underwriters is making bold moves to protect its interests. But are the veracity of all of its its assertions accurate? The Department has responded it its own fashion, and its sticking to the legality of the cease and desist. Others question the facts in the fact sheet and more … Get the story here … Read more here ... More...

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BBSI Under Criminal Investigation by Justice Department The investigations into Barrett Business Services continue to mount even as the company comes into compliance on its reporting obligations. What is the latest on the company's ongoing issues with financial reports? Get the details here. Read more here ... More...
DIR Defends Record On Gender Issues A battle over gender parity in California's workers' compensation system is raging on two fronts. Why does the Administration say that complaints of bias and discrimination in permanent disability cases are unfounded? Get the details here  Read more here ... More...
Expert Strategies For Controlling CT Claims Cumulative trauma claims are a costly and growing problem for California employers. What are the winning strategies for getting these claims closed before costs balloon out of control? See what the experts recommend by clicking here.  Read more here ... More...
Court Curtails Component Parts Defense The California Supreme Court weighs in on the “component parts” defense for materials suppliers in cases resulting in worker injuries. The court's decision rewrites some of the existing case law on when the defense applies. Click here for the story. Read more here ... More...
New Workers’ Comp Anti-Fraud Proposals The administration is preparing new initiatives to combat workers' comp fraud in California. When will the initiatives be ready for prime time and what other changes are in the works? Get the details straight from Director Baker by clicking here. Read more here ... More...
DA’s To Share $35M In Anti-Fraud Funds The California Department of Insurance is doling out $35 million collected from California employers to fight workers' comp fraud. How much will be spent combating fraud where you do business? Get the details by clicking here.  Read more here ... More...
Court Overturns WCAB On IMR Timeliness Are independent medical review decisions still valid if they are issued outside the 30-day timeframe established by the Legislature. Thousands of IMR decisions could be impacted by a new court of appeal decision in a case of first impression. What did the court have to say on the matter? Click here for the story. Read more here ... More...
Annual Loss and Expense Report Shows Improvement The industry's annual report on losses and expenses is largely positive, but does show areas of concern. What do the latest numbers show about where employers premium dollars are going? Get the story here. Read more here ... More...