About Mark Webb

Mark Webb is Owner/Principal of Prop 23 Advisors (www.proposition23workerscomp.com) consulting on workers' compensation legislative and regulatory issues as well as governance, risk and compliance (GRC) programs focusing on unlisted small to medium size firms. Most recently, Mark served as Vice President (Government Relations) and Chief Compliance Officer with Pacific Compensation Insurance Company. Prior to working for Pacific Compensation, he was Assistant General Counsel (State Relations) with the American Internal Group (AIG), and Vice President, Western Region, with the American Insurance Association (AIA). He currently serves on the California Advisory Committee for the Workers' Compensation Research Institute (WCRI). Previously, Mark participated on the Legal Committee of the California Workers' Compensation Institute (CWCI), the Claims Working Group for the Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California (WCIRB), and chaired the Workers' Compensation Committee for the Association of California Insurance Companies (ACIC). Mark is a member of the State Bar of Arizona and a former Deputy Director of the Arizona Department of Insurance. He is also a member of the International Association of Risk and Compliance Professionals.

Order in the Court

There is a legitimate question as to the criteria used to determine whether a decision by the Workers’ Comp Appeals Board should simply be a panel decision, a significant panel decision, or an en banc decision. The WCAB has the unenviable task of being charged with making sense out of mandates from the Legislature that too often fail to grasp the scope of changes it makes and how those changes must be reconciled throughout the Labor Code. Get an intelligent and realistic take on the situation from Mark Webb.

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