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Workers’ Compensation

Updates and events from the Workers’ Compensation Section

Despite the elimination of vocational rehabilitation in 2005, California has continued a modified system allowing injured workers to pursue retraining in the form of a vocational voucher. Read more
Presiding Judge Stewart Crymes has served as a workers’ compensation judge since October 15, 2001 at the DWC Salinas District Office. Read more
With Uber and Lyft threatening to close their doors in California, voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 22 on Election Day. Read more
My heart broke when I heard of the passing of the Notorious RBG. I only saw her once when in 1996 I was formally sworn in to appear as an attorney in front of the Supreme Court by Chief Justice Rehnquist, an event hosted by my law school Alma Mater. Read more
By the time you read this, our national election will have taken place and we will be in the midst of sorting out the impact of one of the most important elections in our lifetime. Read more
On August 12, 2020, the Division of Workers’ Compensation announced on its Newsline that ... Read more
Mix and Match your choices (OnDemand or Podcast). Purchase all 5 in the series and save 45% or Purchase up to 2 and save 35%. Offer ends Jan. 31, 2021. Read more
Learn or re-learn the 1, 2, 3 of how to properly impeach a witness. Learn the ins and outs of rehabilitating an impeached witness. It’s been a while since mock impeachments in law school. Read more
The world has been turned upside down and inside out by the chaos of COVID. Now with SB 1159 our elected leaders have provided a legal framework to address alleged work comp COVID claims, but some guidance is needed to all parties. Read more
Workers’ Compensation Publications Subcommittee Co-Chair and Editor of The Workers’ Compensation Quarterly, Randy Pollak, also participated in a podcast with the CalChamber on August 24, 2020. Read more

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