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Requesting Change of Physicians - Part 1 12/31/1969
State: CA | Segment: | 479 | 0 | Popular with Medical
California Labor Code section 4600 and Regulation section 9786 permit a defendant to petition for a request to change the treating physician. While not something that is requested on a routine basis, there are legitimate, compelling reasons to seek this remedy at times. We'll explore a request for c...Read More
New Techniques Minimize Need for Surgery - Part 1 12/31/1969
State: CA | Segment: | 321 | 0
Modern medicine now includes numerous technologies that permit the treatment of low back injuries without surgery, or with minimally invasive surgery. This is an introductory article that will be followed by more detailed articles explaining some of the various new techniques that place emphasis on ...Read More
Pending Regulatory Changes to WCAB Rules 12/31/1969
State: CA | Segment: | 425 | 0
The following is a list of regulatory changes pending relative to workers' compensation practice before the California Workers'Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB): 10414. Declaration of Readiness to Proceed applicable to all dates of injury, state under penalty of perjury specific efforts to...Read More
State: CA | Segment: | 604 | 0
State Compensation Insurance Fund (SCIF) offers an online continuing education course entitled, 'An Introduction of Things to Come to Serve the California Physician Community' an unabashed plug for SCIF from which physicians can get some CEUs as well as obtain some good information about the comp sy...Read More
Reducing Long-Term Disability 12/31/1969
By: Terri L. Herring-Puz
State: WA | Segment: | 289 | 0
By Terri L. Herring-Puz Welch & Condon Someone asked, “what are the benefits of having a light-duty program?”  It’s a really good question, and I suppose you would get different answers depending on who you ask. While I fully realize light-duty ...Read More
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