California Work Comp News

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The latest news about workers compensation in California.

  • A past president of the California Applicants’ Attorneys Association called on lawmakers to fix what he called an outdated workers’ compensation system to ensure that injured workers receive timely medical…
  • A labor-management advisory panel charged with meeting every other month to review California’s workers’ compensation system postponed a meeting scheduled for today. The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation…
  • A California appellate court has ordered publication of its decision from last month finding that the Privette doctrine entitled the defendants in a civil suit to summary judgment dismissing a…
  • The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office said a child therapist and the owners of a janitorial firm who were convicted in separate work comp premium fraud cases will be…
  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill requiring employers to notify workers that they can consult an attorney for advice about their rights under the state’s workers’ compensation law. Assemblymember Liz…
  • A California appellate court said the Subsequent Injuries Benefits Trust Fund is allowed to reduce payments to injured workers who also receive Social Security benefits, but not unless it first…
  • California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara once again lowered the advisory pure premium rate despite the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau's recommendation of a small increase. Commissioner Ricardo Lara Lara on Friday signed…
  • The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California on Friday posted the latest edition of its annual report identifying premium, exposure and loss information based on unit statistical report data. The…
  • The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation is meeting at 10 a.m. July 19. Commissioners will continue discussing potential changes to the frequency of meetings, the topics covered and…
  • The California Division of Workers’ Compensation is accepting applications for its next qualified medical evaluator exam in October. The DWC said it will offer in-person, computer-based testing using Pearson VUE. The…

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