The Early Numbers Are In

Friday, January 20th, was the last day for California legislators to submit bill drafts to Legislative Counsel. They have until February 17th to introduce bills. This generally leads to a … Read More »

Comp And The Ballot Box

Castellanos et al. v. State of California et al. is a long-running challenge to Proposition 22, a voter approved measure in 2020 to authorize app-based drivers to be considered independent … Read More »

Is It December Already?

December is usually a very busy month for many businesses. The workers’ compensation “industry” is no different. Not only are underwriters burning the midnight oil to get quotes out for … Read More »

What’s Old Is New Again

On December 6, the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) will be holding a public, in-person forum in Oakland for the express purpose of hearing ideas for improving California’s workers’ compensation … Read More »

First Tuesday is Near

November 8 is election day. There are very consequential and very partisan campaigns being waged throughout the United States, if the seemingly hourly reporting from outlets large and small are … Read More »

Keep On Truckin’

On June 30 of this year, the United States Supreme Court denied a petition for writ of certiorari filed by the California Trucking Association (CTA) in the long-running case of … Read More »

Is Data The Answer?

In the fall of 2021, RAND Corporation published a report, “Posttraumatic Stress in California’s Workers’ Compensation System”. The report was presented to the Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ … Read More »