CXI Legacy

What will happen now that Governor Schwarzenegger’s lust for legacy has officially closed the door on needed reforms to California’s workers’ comp system? Let me start from the beginning. Just about … Read More »

The Journalist in the Jury Pool

  I got called for jury duty in Sacramento County, but I was not selected. I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling that jury duty is a hassle, especially if you have a job and deadlines. I also believe that jury duty is an important civic duty, not just for other people but for me, … Read More »

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News Digest 3/31/2008

State Puts the Screws to Sacramento Nail Salons In recent sweeps of 17 beauty and nail salons in Sacramento, the state Division of Labor Standards and Enforcement issues 16 citations … Read More »

News Digest 3/19/2008

More Details on Youth Prison Guard’s Suspected Fraud A 32-year-old former counselor at the Sacramento County Preston Youth Correctional Facility faces several counts of workers’ compensation fraud for allegedly bilking … Read More »

News Digest 3/14/2008(2)

Sacramento Youth Prison Counselor Faces Fraud Charges Sacramento County prosecutors charge a 32-year-old former counselor at the Preston Youth Correctional Facility in Ione with defrauding the state of more than … Read More »

News Digest 3/14/2008

Sacramento Youth Prison Counselor Faces Fraud Charges Sacramento County prosecutors charge a 32-year-old former counselor at the Preston Youth Correctional Facility in Ione with defrauding the state of more than … Read More »

News Digest 12/5/2007

Jury Convicts Former Folsom Guard of Faking Injuries A former Folsom State Prison guard is convicted of 14 counts of fraud after a Sacramento County jury finds that she faked … Read More »

LXIII To PD Or Not PD

The level of permanent disability (PD) benefits is once again the talk of Sacramento. Though benefits significantly increased in 2002 with the passage of AB 749 (Calderon), the permanent disability … Read More »