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Facilitating a Return to Work 02/15/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 453 | 0
Getting an injured worker back to work in a modified or alternative position often seems unnecessarily difficult. Arranging a return to work should be a simple, straight-forward process - (1) obtain work restrictions for the QIW employee, (2) determine if the employer has modified or alternative wo...Read More
 
 
Fundamentals of Work Comp Law - Part 2 02/15/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 1426 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The following article is the second in a series for attorneys and other professionals just getting started in workers' compensation. The first article reviewed the history of workers ...Read More
 
 
UNDERSTANDING & IMPLEMENTING AB 749 - III 02/15/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 1504 | 0
This is the third in a six part series on the new California laws by attorney Richard Jacobsmeyer. The first part (Temporary Disability Benefits) of this 6 part article series was pub...Read More
 
 
Reasonable Fee? Support it with Proper Evidence 02/01/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 557 | 0
What is the proper standard for review of a lien filed by a surgical outpatient facility in a contested claim? The WCAB in a panel decision last year said that where standards exist for determining the reasonableness of fees, such as evidence of similar fees in the same geographical area as ...Read More
 
 
Prescription Benefit Management for Employers - 2 02/01/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 471 | 0
In our first article we reviewed what a prescription benefit manager (PBM) is and how it can save an employer money. This article, Part 2 of the two part series, will review how to sel...Read More
 
 
Fundamentals of Work Comp Law - Part 1 02/01/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 764 | 0
The following article is the first in a series for attorneys and other professionals just getting started in workers' compensation. Authors Richard Owen and Harold Greene have graciously permitted the republication of their outline from their annual class on workers' compensation they give to the CA...Read More
 
 
Rehabilitation Settlements - VR Notices 02/01/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 455 | 0
Is a vocational rehabilitation settlement under L. C. section 4646(b)(c) valid if the employer or insurer failed to send a Notice of Potential Eligibility to the injured employee? It is...Read More
 
 
UNDERSTANDING & IMPLEMENTING AB 749 - II 02/01/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 5197 | 0
The first part (Temporary Disability Benefits) of this 6 part article series by California attorney Richard Jacobsmeyer was published in the Attorney segment. The balance of this serie...Read More
 
 
The Benefits of Working Following an Industrial Injury 01/19/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 1077 | 0
This can be viewed from two directions, one as the employer and the other as the injured worker. I will try to answer both. From the employer's standpoint, an injured worker has less temporary disability the sooner he returns to work. It follows, the more the worker is at home with nothing ...Read More
 
 
Prescription Benefit Management for Employers - 1 01/19/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 563 | 0
Prescription drug costs are the fastest rising component of workers' comp medical costs, advancing 16% last year and consuming close to a dime out of every medical dollar. A portion of those rising costs can be attributed to an overall increase in drug usage. This is not entirely negative s...Read More
 
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