Industry Pushes Back Over Proposed WCAB Rules

The workers’ comp community expressed “serious concerns” about several aspects of the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board’s proposal to update its rules of practice and procedure. The proposal generated well over … Read More »

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WCAB Faces Pushback Over New Draft Rules

A draft proposal to rework the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board’s Rules of Practice and Procedures generated controversy and strong push back from carrier representatives and qualified medical evaluators (QMEs). The … Read More »

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Comp Carriers, Employers On High Alert

Recreational use of marijuana is legal in California because of the passage of Proposition 64.   Issues are raised for employers and workers’ comp carriers alike. Experts say the move is likely … Read More »

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CAAA Seeks Broader Expansion Of RTW Fund Rules

The California Applicant Attorneys’ Association was successful in lobbying the Department of Industrial Relations to open rulemaking for the Return-To-Work Supplement Fund. CAAA wants to give some injured workers additional … Read More »

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