SNAPSHOTS FROM MONTEREY
I've been in Monterey over the weekend, attending the summer Applicants Attorneys convention.
Some selective snippets......
The overall theme? "Practical solutions for a broken system".
Brad Chalk, Judge Colleen Casey, Dirk Stemerman & Dr. Michael
WCIRB RELEASES FIGURES: DEFENSE ATTORNEY FEES DOUBLE APP ATTY FEES
It's a lazy summer day. In much of the state Californians are starting their
Today, I'll be looking at the latest comp numbers.
Many industries are having to rethink their business plans as energy, ocean and rail freight, airfares and commodity price
That's the number of QMES who have dropped out of the California workers' comp system over the past five years. Wow. My source?
Remarks by DWC Administrative Director Carrie Nevans, speaking to the CSIMS summer conference at Oakland's Claremont Hotel this
Doc, please hold that retrospectoscope.
One thing I like about being in doctor's offices to take depositions is seeing some of the tools of the trade. Modern medical technology is amazing.
If you'd like to see some really strange futuristic tools of the trade (satiri
A CLASS OF ONE
Here's the quiz of the day for you.
The worker is employed by the state of California or some other governmental entity. After conflicts on the job, the worker files a workers' comp psychiatric stress claim under California law. Eventually the state or governmental employer deni
No, I'm not talking about Big Brown at the Belmont (can you believe there are equine hedge funds?). Not about upcoming Nascar events at Sears Point or Daytona. Nor about the interminable slog toward November change on the Potomac. Or Lehman Brothers' race to raise more
June elections aren't exactly barnburners, For most of the public, Tuesday's vote was a big yawn.
But for some comp attorneys, it was personal. Particularly many here in the East Bay of San Francisco. Richmond, the People's Republic of Berkeley, Oakland, San Leandro, Alamed
THINGS GET CLEARER
Was a crosswalk study required? Huh?
Did chiropractors stage a major coup by hiring former California Supreme Court justice Armand Arabian to argue their argument that the 24-visit chiropractic treatment cap is unconstitutional?
No and no.
Two of the major Californi
- SNAPSHOTS FROM MONTEREY