Ain’t It Grand? Workers’ Compensation Exclusivity and Employer Conduct in 2017
HEATHER FRANCO, ESQ.
When I landed my first job as a workers’ compensation law practitioner and cracked open my hornbook, I started reading about the 100-year-old "Grand Bargain" that is the American workers’ compensation system. With perhaps undue fascination, I read on about how
Charles J. Vacanti, M.D., Inc. v. State Comp. Ins. Fund (2001) 65 Cal.Comp.Cases 1402. I don’t know about you, but I thought this was a fairly tidy solution to a situation that carried with it the unpredictable risk of injustice on both sides.