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Young: Been Here Before 09/01/2016
State: CA | Segment: Top | 339 | 0
Assembly Bill 2086 is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. But we’ve been here before. Last year it was AB 1542. ...Read More
 
 

Young: Making Tweaks 08/25/2016
State: CA | Segment: Top | 397 | 0 | Popular with Legal
In football it’s often relatively easy to gain big yardage in midfield plays. But as you get closer to the goal line, resistance often stiffens. ...Read More
 
 

Young: A Better Report Card 08/12/2016
State: CA | Segment: Top | 498 | 0
According to a recently released U.S. Department of Labor report, Cal/OSHA is making progress in satisfying federal standards in a number of areas. ...Read More
 
 

Young: More on the Uber Class Action 08/05/2016
State: NA | Segment: Top | 403 | 0 | Popular with Legal
One of the more interesting issues on the horizon that has implications for workers’ comp is the question of whether “gig economy” workers will have rights as employees. In various posts I’ve been commenting on the Lyft and Uber class actions, since those seem to be t...Read More
 
 

Young: Proving 100% 07/28/2016
State: NA | Segment: Top | 463 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Is a vocational expert necessary to prove that a worker is 100% disabled, or can medical expert evidence establish a total permanent disability? ...Read More
 
 

Young: California Workers' Comp Top-10 List — First Half of 2016 07/18/2016
State: NA | Segment: Top | 603 | 0
The year is half done, so it’s time for my annual mid-year look at California workers’ comp. Here, in no particular order, are the events and themes that seemed to stand out in the first half of 2016, with a bit of commentary: ...Read More
 
 
Young: The California Conundrum 06/29/2016
State: CA | Segment: Top | 446 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Interest in the difference between California workers’ comp as practiced in Northern vs. Southern California continues to build. This was the topic at the 2016 Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau's Annual Workers’ Compensation Conference in San Francisco, fra...Read More
 
 

Young: Getting Serious About Fraud 06/09/2016
By: Julius Young
State: NA | Segment: Top | 374 | 0 | Popular with Medical
Provider fraud cases continue to generate big headlines in California workers’ comp. ...Read More
 
 

Young: Training the Docs 05/27/2016
State: CA | Segment: Top | 632 | 0 | Popular with Vendor
Recently I had the pleasure of speaking to a large QME training course, sponsored by the California Orthopedic Association. Joined by WCJ Noah Tempkin and defense attorney William Tappin, the focus of my segment of the training panel, held at Orange County’s Ritz-Carlton Resort at Lagu...Read More
 
 

Young: Appealing IMR 05/17/2016
State: CA | Segment: Top | 566 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Under what circumstances can a Maximus Independent Medical Review Determination be appealed? ...Read More
 
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