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A valuable benefit of membership to the Workers’ Compensation Section is your subscription to the Workers’ Compensation Quarterly, designed to provide vital and current information for the workers’ comp practitioner.

The Quarterly encourages submittal of related articles from its membership.  All articles will be reviewed and considered for publication. Any article should be emailed to Randy Pollak (

Vol. 33, No. 3, 2020
Vol. 33, No. 2, 2020
Vol. 33, No. 1, 2020

Vol. 32, No. 4, 2019
Vol. 32, No. 3, 2019
Vol. 32, No. 2, 2019
Vol. 32, No. 1, 2019

Vol. 31, No. 4, 2018
Vol. 31, No. 3, 2018
Vol. 31, No. 2, 2018
Vol. 31, No. 1, 2018

Vol. 30, No. 4, 2017
Vol. 30, No. 3, 2017
Vol. 30, No. 1, 2017

Vol. 29, No. 4, 2016
Vol. 29, No. 3, 2016
Vol. 29, No. 2, 2016
Vol. 29, No. 1, 2016

Vol. 28, No. 4, 2015
Vol. 28, No. 3, 2015
Vol. 28, No. 1, 2015

Vol. 27, No. 4, 2014
Vol. 27, No. 3, 2014
Vol. 27, No. 2, 2014

For older publications, please email the web staff to receive a copy of your request.

Ca. Workers’ Comp. Quarterly 2019, Vol. 32, No. 1

  • Why Do Claims Go South? Preventing and Dealing with Stuck Claims
  • “They Can’t Do That, Can They?” Employer Policies That Violate Feha
  • WCAB Commissioners’ Settlement Conference: An Interview with Judge David Hettick
  • DWC Disability Evaluation Unit Overview
  • Note from the Editor: Kids’ Chance of California
  • Why the Dynamex Decision Is Important for Injured Workers Regardless of Whether the “Abc” Test Applies to Workers’ Compensation
  • Wow: How Social Media Is Connecting Women of Workers’ Compensation

Ca. Workers’ Comp. Quarterly Vol. 31, No. 4, 2018

  • One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: the Catastrophic Effects of SB 899 and SB 863 on Catastrophic Injuries
  • Cumulative Index
  • Getting Your Client Treatment in an Era of Utilization Review and Independent Medical Review
  • The California Lawyers Association Workers’ Compensation Section Steve Jimenez Memorial Special Recognition Awards 2019 Recognition Nomination Application
  • DWC Audit and Enforcement Unit: Overview and Instructions for the Industry User
  • City of Petaluma v. Wcab (Lindh): Apportionment to Risk Factors When They Cause Disability

Ca. Workers’ Comp. Quarterly 2018, Vol. 31, No. 3

  • Handling of Death Claims—Early Identification of Potential Issues and Key Questions to Ask
  • Passing the Buck: the Deficiencies of Labor Code Section 3602(d)
  • New Rules of Professional Conduct for California Lawyers
  • The Fire Rises…
  • The Case for Leaving Loose Ends—An Introduction to Strategy for Deposing Doctors
  • Vocational Experts after January 1, 2013: a Case Law Update Including Fitzpatrick

Ca. Workers’ Comp. Quarterly 2018, Vol. 31, No. 2

  • California Labor Code Section 132a: Go Big or Call Your E&O Carrier in the Morning
  • Fighting for Vets: Legal Handling of Veterans’ Workers’ Compensation Cases
  • A Defense Attorney’s Handbook to Working with In Pro Per Applicants
  • Establishing Credit Rights from Applicant’s Third-Party Settlement
  • From the New Editor of the Quarterly…
  • Seasonal Work and Earnings: Getting It Right
  • 2018 Steve Jimenez Memorial Special Recognition Awards

Ca. Workers’ Comp. Quarterly 2018, Vol. 31, No. 1

  • The Catastrophic Unknown
  • Hikida Matata
  • Medicare’s Unreasonable Assessment of Adequate Allocations for Drugs in Workers’ Compensation Settlements in California
  • Workers’ Compensation: Tips from 40 Years
  • Ain’t It Grand? Workers’ Compensation Exclusivity and Employer Conduct in 2017
  • The Youth Law Academy: Bolstering the Educational Pipeline for Legal Diversity

Ca. Workers’ Comp. Quarterly 2017, Vol. 30, No. 4

  • The Other “F” Word: Fraud in the Workers’ Compensation System
  • Cumulative Index
  • A Judge’s Perspective: Medical Evidence at Trial
  • Ten New Tips from a Mediator for Getting the Best Results in Mediation
  • Civility and Advocacy in Handling Workers’ Compensation Cases

Ca. Workers’ Comp. Quarterly 2018, Vol. 31, No. 3

  • An Update on the Separation of the Sections from the State Bar
  • Rebutting the PDRS with Vocational Evidence: Where Are We Now?
  • Addressing Vocational Issues in Workers’ Compensation
  • A Step Forward or a Step Back? Hikida v. Wcab
  • My Favorite Labor Code Section

Ca. Workers’ Comp. Quarterly 2017, Vol. 30, No. 1

  • Rescued from the Brink of Death: A Refugee’s Gratitude

Ca. Workers’ Comp. Quarterly 2016, Vol. 29, No. 4

  • Are Bias and Disparate Treament Against Latino Workers Inherent in Our Present Workers’ Compensation System?
  • The Benefits of Using Return to Work Consultants
  • There Oughta Be a Law
  • Community Outreach Subcommittee: Giving Back
  • A Modest Proposal: It’s Time for California to Have a Workers’ Compensation Code
  • Ca. Workers’ Comp. Quarterly 2016, Vol. 29, No. 3

    • 2016 State Bar Workers’ Compensation Section Steve Jimenez Memorial Special Recognition Awards
    • Labor Code Section 132a Common Problems and Pitfalls
    • Serious and Willful Claims: Updated at a Glance
    • Lien Lingo: An Introduction to Litigating Workers’ Compensation Liens in California
    • Helping Children of Injured Workers: Kids’ Chance of California
    • Queen’s Castle v. Drone: Expectation of Privacy Rights and Avoidance of Evidentiary Concerns Regarding Chain of Custody in Workers’ Compensation Sub Rosa Surveillance
    • The Six Biggest Mediation Misconceptions

    Ca. Workers’ Comp. Quarterly 2016, Vol. 29, No. 2

    • Working Relationships
    • Zuniga: First District Rematch
    • Settlement Ethics
    • Thoughts from the Bench on the Medical-Legal Dispute Process
    • Proving Permanent Disability: The Applicant’s Attorney’s Burden

    Ca. Workers’ Comp. Quarterly 2016, Vol. 29, No. 1

    • Further Musings on the Workers’ Compensation Section and How to Get Involved

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