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DIR Announces Hearings on Reg Changes 01/15/2001
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 60 | 0
The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) has announced that public hearings are scheduled in the DIR...Read More
 
 
DWC Revised Inpatient Fee Schedule 12/12/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 64 | 0
The Division of Workers' Compensation has revised the proposed inpatient hospital fee schedule. Among the changes, the Division proposes using Medicare formulas for hospital charges rather than the previous proposal to base 'cost outlier' cases on a hospital's billed charges. Conc...Read More
 
 
Digital Copies of Reports Valid Evidence 10/25/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 69 | 0
CLARK v. SUPERIOR NATIONAL INSURANCE CO., (April 13, 2000), Decision after Removal and Reconsideration, 28 CWCR 101 Applicant sustained an industrial injury. The carrier...Read More
 
 
Davis Vetoes SB996 10/02/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 64 | 0
Governor Gray Davis vetoed SB 996, as anticipated. Stating that the proposed legislation 'includes proposed reforms to the workers' compensation system that are not sufficient to support such a large benefit increase without having an adverse impact on the California economy', the gover...Read More
 
 
Department of Insurance Surveys 09/29/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 66 | 0
The California Department of Insurance (CDI) has unveiled a series of electronic government surveys at its website to assist the department to better understand the needs and expectations of consumers, producers, and insurance. 'The California Department of Insurance is dedicated to improv...Read More
 
 
Department of Insurance Surveys 09/29/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 88 | 0
The California Department of Insurance (CDI) has unveiled a series of electronic government surveys at its website to assist the department to better understand the needs and expectations of consumers, producers, and insurance. 'The California Department of Insurance is dedicated to improv...Read More
 
 

District Court Rules in Favor of Carriers 09/26/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 90 | 0
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals today, in USF&G vs. V.W. Fox McKeithen et al., ruled that the retroactive application of a 1995 law changing the assessment basis for Louisiana's second injury fund from a premium surcharge to a paid-loss approach violates the 'takings' clause of the U.S. Constitut...Read More
 
 

DIR Public Hearings on Proposed Fee Changes 09/25/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 66 | 0
A public hearing will be held by the Department of Industrial Relations tomorrow, September 26, 2000 at 10 a.m. in the Carmel Auditorium of the State Office Building, 320 West 4th Street, Los Angeles regarding proposed amendments to the inpatient hospital component of the California Workers' Compens...Read More
 
 

DIR Report Shows Workplace Deaths Down 09/17/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 66 | 0
Department of Industrial Relations Press Release: SAN FRANCISCO --Last year the number of workers killed on the job in California was the lowest since 1992 when the Department of Industrial Relations' Division of Labor Statistics and Research (DLSR) published these findings in the first U...Read More
 
 
Drunk Gets Benefits After Passing Out 03/20/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 72 | 0
Reported in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal 3/15/00, a business man who became intoxicated from at least four mixed drinks and diet pills, passed out in sub-zero weather, and whose hands froze will get over $100K in comp benefits, because in Wisconsin the only penalty for intoxication as a cause of i...Read More
 
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