The state Department of Labor and Workforce Development is proposing repeals, amendments and a new rule that would result in the adoption of a new code of conduct for judges of compensation.
Typically, when a person uses the words “gag” and “workers’ compensation,” it is to describe a certain amount of disapproval with our beloved system of administering benefits (and inflicting costs).
But, in a significantly rarer use of the term, the Wor...Read More
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Reform after reform, legislative session after legislative session, trial after trial, the workers’ compensation community has the same issue come up over and over again: employee versus independent contractor. And, to date, the ...Read More
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Historically, workers’ compensation claims in Arizona have been subject to a number of limitations. If additional medical treatment was needed, a claimant could reopen a claim at any time, despite the finality and resolution of the claim.
Back in the ol’ law school days, your humble blogger heard the claim that yoga should be barred from public schools on the grounds that it was a form of Hindu worship, and the separation of church and state would mandate a separation of yoga and public school.
Whatever the merits of...Read More
Today I bring you an unpublished decision from the California Court of Appeal, Iniguez v WCAB/Blue Rose Concrete Contractors.
Remember, dear readers, that citing an unpublished case in California results in a public flogging, and then the justices dance around you in a circle chantin...Read More