Six Charts Explain How Workers’ Compensation Is Deteriorating

Six Charts Explain How Workers’ Compensation Is Deteriorating by Jessica Schieder, 3/30/2015 Click here for full article Workers’ compensation is a state-based government program that has protected American workers for close to a century. Throughout the early part of U.S. history, injured workers were taken care of by the communities they were a part of: Read more about Six Charts Explain How Workers’ Compensation Is Deteriorating[…]

Major Challenges for Workers Compensation Physicians

California Medical Association survey results show major challenges for workers compensation physicians California workers compensation system has undergone probably the largest transformation since its enactment in 1914. Senate bill 863 introduced a radical new concept called independent medical review which has become a quagmire for physicians and injured workers. Latest statistics show that an injured Read more about Major Challenges for Workers Compensation Physicians[…]

Workers Compensation Reform 2012 Part III: Permanent Disability Benefits

Workers Compensation Reform 2012 Part III:  Permanent Disability Benefits  In 2004, Senate Bill 899 workers compensation reform slashed permanent disability benefits by as much as 70% to California injured workers. The 2005 permanent disability rating schedule drafted for injuries occurring on or after January 1, 2005 was rigged by the business and insurance community to Read more about Workers Compensation Reform 2012 Part III: Permanent Disability Benefits[…]

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