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Rehabilitation Settlements - A Defense Analysis 04/12/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 425 | 0
L. C. section 4646 and CCR section 10131.2 provide that prospective VR benefits and services for ...Read More
 
 
Troubling Thomas Dilemma - Questions & Answers 04/12/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 737 | 0
Question: When an applicant's case is settled with a Thomas C&R, what is the effect on the lien claimants? Answer: The employer offers them 10 cents on the dollar. If the lien claimants refuse to acce...Read More
 
 
Remedy Temp and What it Means to the Employer 04/12/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 412 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The "Remedy Temp" case Miceli vs. Jacuzzi, Inc.(68 CCC (2003) (En Banc), 3/28/03) issued just recently by the CA Workers' Compensation Appeals Board Revisited has caused quite a bit of controversy in the workers'...Read More
 
 
Fundamentals of Work Comp Law - Part 6 04/12/2003
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The following article is the fifth in a series for attorneys and other professionals just getting started in workers' compensation. The first article reviewed the history of w...Read More
 
 
AB 749 and the Minimum TD Rate 04/12/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 3277 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Introduction: One of the most frequently asked questions that I have encountered in presenting training programs for clients on AB 749/486 is whether payment of full wages by an employer will prevent the necessity of making payment of TD at the new minimum rate of $126.00. It is puzzling ...Read More
 
 
Work Comp and FMLA: Concurrent Leave 03/30/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 2437 | 0
Workers' compensation injuries that require time off of work will typically also have Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) issues as well. Knowing how these two laws interact can save an employer time and expense, and result in a more productive work force. This article will briefly review how these ...Read More
 
 
'Le Boeuf' Cases More Common - What to Do? 03/30/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 1137 | 0
Le Boeuf cases are becoming increasingly common and we can expect to see even more of them as the TD rate continues to rise over the coming years. We shouldn't be surprised; it is an applicant attorney's job to seek the maximum compensation allowable for his/her client under the law. Once disabili...Read More
 
 
What is Temporary Disability 03/30/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 409 | 0
The last two articles in this column were about how to value your workers' compensation case. The articles presumed that your case was in a position of settlement.However, workers' compensation benefits are on-going during (and sometimes after) the pendancy of a claim. One of the most visibl...Read More
 
 
Fundamentals of Work Comp Law - Part 5 03/30/2003
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The following article is the fifth in a series for attorneys and other professionals just getting started in workers' compensation. The first article reviewed the history of w...Read More
 
 
UNDERSTANDING & IMPLEMENTING AB 749 - VI 03/30/2003
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This is the sixth and final part in a series on the new California laws by attorney Richard Jacobsmeyer. The first part (Temporary Disability Benefits) of this 6 part article series wa...Read More
 
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