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Young: Shifting Tides 05/12/2016
State: CA | Segment: Top | 426 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The tides of the California’s workers’ comp system always come and go. ...Read More
 
 

Young: The Supreme Court Steps In 04/27/2016
By: Julius Young
State: NA | Segment: Top | 255 | 0
Could utilization review physicians and UR provider companies face liability lawsuits filed by injured workers alleging they were damaged by the administration of the UR process? ...Read More
 
 
Young: Holes in Oversight 04/08/2016
State: NA | Segment: Top | 305 | 0
Does California’s workers’ comp system lack sufficient tools to deal with abuse by avaricious medical providers? ...Read More
 
 
Young: DWC Enforcement on Tardy Medical Records is Overdue 03/24/2016
By: Julius Young
State: NA | Segment: Top | 252 | 0
It’s overdue, but the California DWC has finally begun cracking down on claims administrators who fail to provide medical records for independent medical review in a timely manner. ...Read More
 
 

Young: An Overdue Crackdown 03/15/2016
By: Julius Young
State: CA | Segment: Top | 591 | 0 | Popular with Legal
It’s overdue, but the California DWC has finally begun cracking down on claims administrators who fail to provide medical records to IMR in a timely manner. ...Read More
 
 
Young: Let's Regulate 03/04/2016
By: Julius Young
State: CA | Segment: Top | 461 | 0
It’s time for stakeholders to give serious consideration to regulating “signing services” in California workers’ comp. That’s been my opinion for some time, and it was reinforced by reading a recent article (from March 1) by WorkCompCentral’s Greg ...Read More
 
 
Young: IMR in Winter 02/24/2016
By: Julius Young
State: NA | Segment: Top | 263 | 0
Now we know that the California Supreme Court will not be granting review of the Court of Appeals' decision in Frances Stevens v. Outspoken Enterprises. The issue regarding the constitutionality of ...Read More
 
 
You Want me to Send the Check Where? 11/07/2014
By: Nanci C. Freeman
State: NA | Segment: Top | 314 | 0
Every now and then a circumstance occurs that shocks the conscience and sensibilities of even the most sophisticated and savvy insured. I could not avoid noticing the utter dismay of an employer when I advised them that yes, the applicant may really be entitled to benefits despite his arrest for ...Read More
 
 
Yes, Virginia, You May Fire a Workers' Comp Claimant 12/11/2012
By: Gerardyne M. Drozdowski
State: MI | Segment: | 263 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Michigan’s Legislature enacted significant changes to our Workers’ Disability Compensation Act (the Act) in 2011. The amendments, which became effective on Dec. 19, 2011, include a provision disentitling an injured worker from receiving wage-loss benefits when terminated for cause or &ld...Read More
 
 
You Couldn't Make This Up 07/06/2011
State: CA | Segment: | 243 | 0 | Popular with Empty
By Julius YoungBoxer & GersonSometimes we see stuff in workers' comp so bizarre, you just shake your head. They couldn't make this stuff up no matter how hard they try.Such it is with the 3-cent appeal.Unhappy with the award of a credit for an ov...Read More
 
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