en-us Worker's Compensation Top News Stories Top Workers', Workman's, Workmen's Compensation News Stories Wed, 07 Dec 2022 05:20:41 -0800 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.19.1 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.workcompcentral.com/news/index news@workcompcentral.com (WorkCompCentral) WorkCompCentral CHSWC Meets Dec. 16 Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e2394ebde949ad8e0b9d0d383b78cafaecbaa817 e2394ebde949ad8e0b9d0d383b78cafaecbaa817 DWC Opens Registration for 30th Annual Conference Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b11b5cb1f99468ef12fcbd630e175f0b93977e61 b11b5cb1f99468ef12fcbd630e175f0b93977e61 Gemini Purchases Sayler Legal Service Tue, 06 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/585234652a38578f0180e353ef2c39c31d3f0c67 585234652a38578f0180e353ef2c39c31d3f0c67 Actuarial Committee Meets Thursday Tue, 06 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d8df3f16e05090dd0a2c7f5eb3e7e8c6eef5f54d d8df3f16e05090dd0a2c7f5eb3e7e8c6eef5f54d WCIRB Actuarial Committee Meets Tuesday Fri, 02 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3df114c09da51e03b1706c6b9262e48a43f24ef4 3df114c09da51e03b1706c6b9262e48a43f24ef4 DWC Updates Ambulance Fee Schedule Thu, 01 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/94c2d92c1a31e6a466cbfa742b8a5876ce818c30 94c2d92c1a31e6a466cbfa742b8a5876ce818c30 Insured Employer Surcharge Dips Slightly, Self-Insured Factor Increases in Latest Assessments Wed, 30 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e0e4c574c2ac04366affe08249aa659157f2306f e0e4c574c2ac04366affe08249aa659157f2306f WCIRB: Claim Complexity, Regional Variations Drive Prolonged Duration Wed, 30 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8e170008c5655011e1ba06722755b5b40b4b3ea4 8e170008c5655011e1ba06722755b5b40b4b3ea4 Assembly Speaker Reappoints CHSWC Commissioner Shelley Kessler Mon, 28 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/02a0ec30735a174788b181cf04704a3e3e7527de 02a0ec30735a174788b181cf04704a3e3e7527de DWC Posts Additional Adjustments to Hospital, ASC Fee Schedule Wed, 23 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f601fdeb11bb6720ee7ec7daa6f7030f444566d8 f601fdeb11bb6720ee7ec7daa6f7030f444566d8 DWC Announces Modifications to QME Forms Tue, 22 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/da5605e655f5c1f0953e5f820fc0b71b1af70c99 da5605e655f5c1f0953e5f820fc0b71b1af70c99 DWC Announces Increase in Disability Rates Mon, 21 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/96b82609deee494dae52884707b0e34e75d9b3fc 96b82609deee494dae52884707b0e34e75d9b3fc State Fund Not Required to Inform Employer of Premium Increase Mon, 21 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/fa92efb436c24b89fe36fb8361daf9b6b6a150ae fa92efb436c24b89fe36fb8361daf9b6b6a150ae WCIRB Webinar to Cover Drivers of Claim Duration Thu, 17 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/df2f49fc79def834e27c5791b0d225d71ebbf394 df2f49fc79def834e27c5791b0d225d71ebbf394 CWCI: Benefits to Increase More Than 5% in 2023 Thu, 17 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/9c741b4520fa9a79721db503157c63fe59b1f324 9c741b4520fa9a79721db503157c63fe59b1f324 CWCI: Golden State Accounted for 20.1% of Cash, Medical Payments in 2020 Tue, 15 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/37c18094f7789a7ac7e289fac70f2059d6ea8d75 37c18094f7789a7ac7e289fac70f2059d6ea8d75 Joint Powers Insurance Authority Contracts With Athens Administrators Mon, 14 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/7e1f84138939706c26ba0cebf40cc6af9f25388b 7e1f84138939706c26ba0cebf40cc6af9f25388b Court Won't Publish Decision Awarding Benefits to Security Guard Who Broke Employer's Rules Mon, 14 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/07087a0ee94273f7ce2915d3c3c2b34399cb1cdb 07087a0ee94273f7ce2915d3c3c2b34399cb1cdb Privette Doctrine Doesn't Shield Property Owner From Potential Liability to Injured Worker Mon, 14 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f882d41eff8881476857cc0c575c5b833054a117 f882d41eff8881476857cc0c575c5b833054a117 DWC to Hear Thoughts on Improving Comp System Dec. 6 Thu, 10 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/ae595d936eedfef67fc8bd86f3a3ae066232d710 ae595d936eedfef67fc8bd86f3a3ae066232d710 WCIRB Webinar to Cover Study of Geographic Differences in Claim Characteristics Wed, 09 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6e78c1176ffb80118746f7dc82682947d059ab90 6e78c1176ffb80118746f7dc82682947d059ab90 CHSWC Releases Fact Sheet to Help Protect School Employees From Stress Tue, 08 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/c38723ae290b3681c6a42aaae423a988ae7adf0b c38723ae290b3681c6a42aaae423a988ae7adf0b 4th DCA Grants WCAB Request to Remand Claim Denied for Misdemeanor Conviction Mon, 07 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f829112ec7f5fc2689655364c3814d0f404e26fd f829112ec7f5fc2689655364c3814d0f404e26fd Court Says Insurance Commissioner Had Jurisdiction to Declare Comp Policy Provisions Invalid Mon, 07 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0800 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/fc3548f273bcf1190b186d151d6a27eebb083d6e fc3548f273bcf1190b186d151d6a27eebb083d6e CAN Sues Tomato Grower Over Post-Termination Claims Thu, 03 Nov 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e52281dc7b1ee137e16c4afbe57021814df72c46 e52281dc7b1ee137e16c4afbe57021814df72c46 Father and Son Charged in $4.2M Premium Fraud Scheme Fri, 28 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/bb31e50e20ebe0ad018be533c5d1c9c841be8c3d bb31e50e20ebe0ad018be533c5d1c9c841be8c3d Mixed Responses to Governor's Action on Presumption Bills Fri, 28 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/647efb3f63d9421ca6dc47ab4ae334619c27dd71 647efb3f63d9421ca6dc47ab4ae334619c27dd71 Court Overturns Summary Judgment for Contractor on Privette Doctrine Defense Thu, 27 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/06417c90213c522854f4e413be6f3a355593778f 06417c90213c522854f4e413be6f3a355593778f DWC Posts Additional Adjustment to Hospital, ASC Fee Schedule Thu, 27 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5e8915119768aebab2a3d93763cc783acc4e51a4 5e8915119768aebab2a3d93763cc783acc4e51a4 DWC Proposes Update to EAMS Rules Tue, 25 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a1236775e07ec2de87f98fb9c2043244259de4d9 a1236775e07ec2de87f98fb9c2043244259de4d9 Convicted Attorney Ordered to Pay $700,000, Serve Four Years in Prison Tue, 25 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/06f6baa70ddc9aed9fa9f8f2df6eade74080ffea 06f6baa70ddc9aed9fa9f8f2df6eade74080ffea Ethics Committee Finds No Judicial Misconduct Fri, 21 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/1f9544f3a6901eecc932bd010182da2ce94427be 1f9544f3a6901eecc932bd010182da2ce94427be Court Upholds Summary Dismissal of Worker's Disability Discrimination Claim Thu, 20 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e86188296ac1ecdfb9c7e18127522fafe0df6471 e86188296ac1ecdfb9c7e18127522fafe0df6471 WCIRB Classification and Rating Committee Meets Nov. 1 Thu, 20 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/609bc763bfe2025a29d650e49e82e62c98621742 609bc763bfe2025a29d650e49e82e62c98621742 Emergency Med-Legal Telehealth Rules Extended Thu, 20 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a4b04b46655f6f3af6187c3e53d432c6aff2595d a4b04b46655f6f3af6187c3e53d432c6aff2595d Court Declines Review of Benefits Awarded to Security Guard Injured in Chase Wed, 19 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/cb5b363c39d6655fb6e66b1084d5e1875d27c42c cb5b363c39d6655fb6e66b1084d5e1875d27c42c DWC Announces 2023 Audit Standards Wed, 19 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/89cd7f11d72ebfe30bcfec7200f04371c7fa85d9 89cd7f11d72ebfe30bcfec7200f04371c7fa85d9 Lynne Davidson Reappointed to WCIRB Governing Committee Tue, 18 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6594649f0da5b47a62971b106f4ba94defc7e3df 6594649f0da5b47a62971b106f4ba94defc7e3df DWC Offers CME Credits for Researching MTUS Thu, 13 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/bf198cbd6ed792656bec45707a6a3bbe61f3c8e6 bf198cbd6ed792656bec45707a6a3bbe61f3c8e6 WCIRB Updates Study on COVID Claims Thu, 13 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/9ebe36332270e0b31ab6f8ee830a45800b159b18 9ebe36332270e0b31ab6f8ee830a45800b159b18 Report: Tree Trimmer Falls Into Wood Chipper Thu, 13 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/a463535ad78c4f4d14486dddf4bfebd37ad9c03d a463535ad78c4f4d14486dddf4bfebd37ad9c03d DWC Closing Accounts of Inactive E-filers Wed, 12 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/dc89d4a2855a2f9b03c98f120660e5a2550bf4ba dc89d4a2855a2f9b03c98f120660e5a2550bf4ba CSLB to Require Proof of Comp Coverage for Additional License Classifications Wed, 12 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6f30c15a74357c73c6fa29d113e9a5156fd83b51 6f30c15a74357c73c6fa29d113e9a5156fd83b51 CDI Announces Charges in $2.5M Premium Fraud Case Wed, 12 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/85e4587de906ff2094f952c05bbc0832b38047c5 85e4587de906ff2094f952c05bbc0832b38047c5 CHSWC Postpones Thursday Meeting Thu, 06 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3caa39795658b392657bd47eaad8e0647839f685 3caa39795658b392657bd47eaad8e0647839f685 WCIRB Publishes 2023 Experience Mods Thu, 06 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3feaf66b11e632c7ee756145f05a9f0da343621f 3feaf66b11e632c7ee756145f05a9f0da343621f DWC Posts Update to Hospital Outpatient, ASC Fee Schedule Thu, 06 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/9142f668e30ebb0965dc74afe6dfb97a283fbd36 9142f668e30ebb0965dc74afe6dfb97a283fbd36 Governor Approves Contractor Comp Coverage Requirement Wed, 05 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/32f37d461144af07b9049c911591d270e25f6750 32f37d461144af07b9049c911591d270e25f6750 DWC Notices Readoption of Emergency Med-Legal Telehealth Rule Wed, 05 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/20eaff185101e8a44eb1414897458217a64d73c1 20eaff185101e8a44eb1414897458217a64d73c1 DWC Updates Fee Schedule Sections Tue, 04 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/018d181624b1af12ba9f0f7679f2802275dbfcbc 018d181624b1af12ba9f0f7679f2802275dbfcbc WCIRB: Premium Up 27% in First Half of '22 Tue, 04 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b56d4960b18209e24f0b7e67a33be8aebfeb05f0 b56d4960b18209e24f0b7e67a33be8aebfeb05f0 Comp Regulators Suspend 178 Medical Providers in 2022 Tue, 04 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/ebd5e3abf9d78f41606dbee0106fc7820b486707 ebd5e3abf9d78f41606dbee0106fc7820b486707 WCIRB Posts Memo on AB 5 and Motor Carriers Tue, 04 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5443d784c12a1ecd27eb8effa1cff1e7a4c119f2 5443d784c12a1ecd27eb8effa1cff1e7a4c119f2 Newsom Shortens Window for Claim Decisions, Extends COVID Presumption Mon, 03 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/5db78d8106c264f5b89ecaec66fad2d1d4f68d73 5db78d8106c264f5b89ecaec66fad2d1d4f68d73 DWC Proposes Extending Time Frame for QME Evaluation Mon, 03 Oct 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6cf40d69d0e7964dc0eda6668b6b7fdf198d380c 6cf40d69d0e7964dc0eda6668b6b7fdf198d380c Lidocaine Designated 'Exempt' in Formulary Update Fri, 30 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/615cdacdd8a4bea7e2355b797aebbbe3752955ef 615cdacdd8a4bea7e2355b797aebbbe3752955ef Court Publishes Decision That Privette Doctrine Bars Worker's Claim Fri, 30 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/7099a003debc85ff3059cca479c2795d2b7795b2 7099a003debc85ff3059cca479c2795d2b7795b2 Bradford and Barthel Opens Bakersfield Office Fri, 30 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/3642a1f3015c1b625f50258864d95203edf3f80f 3642a1f3015c1b625f50258864d95203edf3f80f Vocational School Executives Charged With Fraud Fri, 30 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/c52519d6950e5af47cc49ae489d3c30185ef4694 c52519d6950e5af47cc49ae489d3c30185ef4694 Labor Commissioner Cites Home Health Firms $1.8M for Misclassifying Workers Thu, 29 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/4005bc44dc7f9df8af454f92d4063705872a0bec 4005bc44dc7f9df8af454f92d4063705872a0bec Newsom Signs Bill Adding Social Workers to MPNs Thu, 29 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/04b6ba792161fccd3dad1f4cb1269c479e7d31d2 04b6ba792161fccd3dad1f4cb1269c479e7d31d2 WCIRB Webinar to Explore COVID-19 Claims Wed, 28 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6d6afbda7e3de288c78587c5b2e2941b22b76f87 6d6afbda7e3de288c78587c5b2e2941b22b76f87 CWCI Bulletin Covers Pre-Pandemic Regional Differences in Claim Trends Tue, 27 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/336f76bc5c5f48ee78b1c6b21921b013eb16bd21 336f76bc5c5f48ee78b1c6b21921b013eb16bd21 Columnist Says Pressure Building for Comp Reforms Tue, 27 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b68306bd0b3406f03f3d568ddbe2e4f187ab0028 b68306bd0b3406f03f3d568ddbe2e4f187ab0028 CHSWC to Discuss RFP Process at Oct. 6 Meeting Mon, 26 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/52a1a531b8f42866e891df1fa493c2d2bce28e4d 52a1a531b8f42866e891df1fa493c2d2bce28e4d Report: Premium Fraud Charges Dismissed Against Business Owners Mon, 26 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/c1b1b1a01071e0a21b35d4fb3af4afddf1d77f41 c1b1b1a01071e0a21b35d4fb3af4afddf1d77f41 Medical Payments Climb 5.5% to $1.9B for 2021 Mon, 26 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/126f01b15c01beec92474e99d011abefdd80e6e5 126f01b15c01beec92474e99d011abefdd80e6e5 Governor Signs Insurance Bills Thu, 22 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/35d5b1ca87fa9c8b957e6feaa80b40f96897ee96 35d5b1ca87fa9c8b957e6feaa80b40f96897ee96 DWC Updates Physician, Practitioner Fee Schedule Thu, 22 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/dc6a06d31327676f9843de0fb79451fdf375d2eb dc6a06d31327676f9843de0fb79451fdf375d2eb Goldberg Segalla Adds Douglas B. Gale to Orange County Group Tue, 20 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8a59258c3a22d66c97ee4520ca8dd2afc92a8c8a 8a59258c3a22d66c97ee4520ca8dd2afc92a8c8a WCIRB Releases 2022 Edition of Interactive Industry Stats Report Tue, 20 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/60024ba2a6cbb00501bef051de983156ce4f1fd3 60024ba2a6cbb00501bef051de983156ce4f1fd3 WCAB Posts Job Opening for Attorney Mon, 19 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/aacf9fced247fb3622c3bb8bd0da3ebcafea56ea aacf9fced247fb3622c3bb8bd0da3ebcafea56ea State Regulators Post Guidance on Protecting Workers from Monkeypox Mon, 19 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8fab90bf7c3c19ed14b30c018ee6d5bc9b15fd1d 8fab90bf7c3c19ed14b30c018ee6d5bc9b15fd1d Plastering Company Executives Accused of Fraud Mon, 19 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/efe29b55c3ff8ea5b70bd8f495db2cbdd58121a7 efe29b55c3ff8ea5b70bd8f495db2cbdd58121a7 WCIRB Governing Committee Meeting Sept. 21 Mon, 19 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/100d40828426e8dce34beb9a8eb32257cf16823f 100d40828426e8dce34beb9a8eb32257cf16823f WCAB's Rejection of Worker's Disability Discrimination Claim Didn't Bar FEHA Action Fri, 16 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/639e56918bab3baaa2f3212bf637afb89d17e65e 639e56918bab3baaa2f3212bf637afb89d17e65e DWC Announces Online Injured Worker Workshops Fri, 16 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/27668f7650e9b91dec661acd56ffffca1a60a3e0 27668f7650e9b91dec661acd56ffffca1a60a3e0 CWCI: Drop in IMR Volume Continues in First Half of 2022 Fri, 16 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/f2495932724ee1188b9ebf5bcec5aae815a3b551 f2495932724ee1188b9ebf5bcec5aae815a3b551 3rd DCA Orders Publication of Decision Finding Privette Doctrine Barred Worker's Suit Thu, 15 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/76d5c6ed9702841e496f3c0540cb882f60848e50 76d5c6ed9702841e496f3c0540cb882f60848e50 Governor Signs UR Study Extension Bill Thu, 15 Sep 2022 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/78f25846b632d2d97e718b00f70cb0b86ee50e98 78f25846b632d2d97e718b00f70cb0b86ee50e98