Repetitive work injury and cumulative trauma news update 2019

The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) released their “2019 State of the California Workers’ Compensation Insurance System Report” last Monday and it continues to paint a rosy picture for employers and insurance companies while workers get left in the cold. Let’s look at some of the highlights: Since 2012, employers have saved over $3 Read more about Repetitive work injury and cumulative trauma news update 2019[…]

Utilization review, medical provider networks and workers compensation news UR & MPN

  These are the names of some of the Utilization Review (UR) organizations who are tasked with evaluating the medical needs of California’s injured workers: InterMed Cost Containment Services York Risk Services Group, Inc. Arissa Cost Strategies Their names say it all. They get paid to deny claims. And they do. But they don’t just Read more about Utilization review, medical provider networks and workers compensation news UR & MPN[…]

San Bernardino Worker’s Compensation update for injured workers July 8, 2019.

  The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) released their 2018 California Workers’ Compensation Losses and Expenses report last Monday showing another win for insurers as medical payments and losses declined by roughly $100 million. Overall, medical payments and expenses declined to $4.6 billion in 2018 from $4.7 billion the prior year with the ratio Read more about San Bernardino Worker’s Compensation update for injured workers July 8, 2019.[…]

Warehouse Workers for Amazon, Walmart and logistics companies: Ontario Work Injury News

Warehouse workers for Amazon, Walmart and other logistics companies are facing greater pressure as brick-and-mortar store jobs disappear and automation steps up the pace. We have represented many Amazon, Walmart and other warehouse employees in Ontario California. We hear these stories from the injured workers at Amazon, Walmart and temporary agencies that send workers to Read more about Warehouse Workers for Amazon, Walmart and logistics companies: Ontario Work Injury News[…]