California Work Comp News

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The latest news about workers compensation in California.

  • The Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board sanctioned an attorney and a hearing representative a combined $40,000 for requesting reconsideration to delay proceedings. The board in an en banc decision published Thursday said…
  • The California Division of Workers’ Compensation said it will evaluate users of its electronic case management system over the next few months and discipline those who continually violate rules and…
  • The California Department of Insurance announced that the owner of a Central Valley trucking firm was charged with fraud after the death of a driver revealed he allegedly underreported payroll…
  • The California Supreme Court has been asked to weigh in on the compensability of a worker’s injuries after he left his job at a remote fire camp without his employer’s…
  • A California man pleaded no contest last week to felony insurance fraud and was sentenced to 180 days in jail. The Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office said Christopher Dangelo Green claimed to…
  • The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California has released its Quarterly Experience Report to update statewide insurer experience measured as of Dec. 31, 2023.  Some highlights:  Written premium in 2023 is slightly higher than…
  • The California Department of Insurance set a virtual public hearing on June 6 to consider the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California’s Sept. 1 pure premium rate filing. WCIRB submitted the…
  • The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation will vote on posting draft annual reports when it meets May 15. Commissioners are scheduled to vote on whether to approve the…
  • The California Assembly unanimously passed a bill that would treat electronic signatures the same as traditional wet signatures for Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board proceedings. The Assembly on Thursday voted 73-0 to…
  • The California Assembly unanimously approved a bill that would require employers to notify workers that they have a right to consult an attorney to discuss workplace injuries. The Assembly on Thursday…

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