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Causation and Diagnosis of Sick Building Syndrome 11/22/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 878 | 0
This is a two part article on Sick Building Syndrome by Donald Lee, D.O., a specialist on environmental and occupational medicine. With an increase in mold related workers' compensation claims, essentially a form of sick building syndrome, a review of the history, causation and diagnosis of the synd...Read More
 
 
Observations Based on Recent Case Law 11/22/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 967 | 0
Are 4650 penalties due on late lump sum VRMA payments? A few months back, we reported on the WCAB en banc decision in Crump/Rivera where the Board determined that L.C. section 4650 penalties were due on any late payments of indemnity, including lump sum payme...Read More
 
 
Getting Womped - What's Wrong with Comp Part 2 11/22/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 1145 | 0
Every once in a while, someone writes in to the workcompcentral editorial office with a question or opinion, and sometimes, as in this case, what is submitted originally as just someone's thoughts on a topic in fact is expressive of a population's collective feelings. Henry W. Coe Jr., an injured wo...Read More
 
 
Controlling Comp Costs, A Broker Perspective - Part 2 11/22/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 897 | 0
The first in this series of articles providing tips and advice to employers from the insurance brokerage perspective - the level of interaction that is most frequent and common to the...Read More
 
 
Causation and Diagnosis of Sick Building Syndrome 11/22/2003
State: FL | Segment: | 956 | 0
This is a two part article on Sick Building Syndrome by Donald Lee, D.O., a specialist on environmental and occupational medicine. With an increase in mold related workers' compensation claims, essentially a form of sick building syndrome, a review of the history, causation and diagnosis of the synd...Read More
 
 
Overpaid PD and Liability for Attorney Fees 11/08/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 2272 | 0 | Popular with Legal
What is the liability of the carrier where there is an award for attorney fees but permanent disability has been overpaid? A user in the workcompcentral.com Professional Forum, Legal topics, presented the following ...Read More
 
 
Getting Womped - What's Wrong with Comp Part 1 11/08/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 998 | 0
Every once in a while, someone writes in to the workcompcentral editorial office with a question or opinion, and sometimes, as in this case, what is submitted originally as just someone's thoughts on a topic in fact is expressive of a population's collective feelings. Henry W. Coe Jr., an injured wo...Read More
 
 
California Physicians: Adjusting to AMA Guidelines 11/08/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 1042 | 0
The "Garamendi Plan", second phase, envisions a restructuring of the permanent disability rating system, and it is highly anticipated that a new permanent disability rating system will adopt the widely used (in 40 states) American Medical Association's Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment...Read More
 
 
Controlling Comp Costs, A Broker Perspective - Part 1 11/08/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 3256 | 0
This is the first of a series of articles providing tips and advice to employers from the insurance brokerage perspective - the level of interaction that is most frequent and common to the employer experience with workers' compensation. The right broker can have a significant impact on the cost of y...Read More
 
 
'For Cause' Termination and Rehab 11/08/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 848 | 0
Can an employer use a "for cause" termination to argue that it otherwise would have offered the QIW injured employee a modified or alternative job? "It depends...." In ...Read More
 
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