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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[…]

5 Steps to Handle your Work Injury

Below are 5 simplified steps to get you on your way to handling your work injury claim Many of our clients have asked us to come up with a simple road map to pass to injured workers. The process can be complicated and we are here to help you through it from beginning to conclusion. Read more about 5 Steps to Handle your Work Injury[…]