Your Employers Responsibilities

Before an injury even occurs, your employer must obtain workers’ compensation insurance or qualify to become self-insured.  Additionally, employers must provide workers a workers’ compensation pamphlet explaining the employee’s rights and responsibilities.  After an injury occurs, your employer must provide a workers’ compensation claim form to you within one working day.  He or she must…

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A Systematic Approach to Clinical Determinations of Causation in Symptomatic Spinal Disk Injury Following Motor Vehicle Crash Trauma

Michael D. Freeman, PhD, MPH, DC, Christopher J. Centeno, MD, Sean S. Kohles, PhD Clinical determinations of causation in cases of intervertebral disk (IVD) injury after a motor vehicle crash (MVC) are often disputed in medicolegal settings. No published systematic guidelines exist for making such determinations, which has resulted in infringement by nonclinical personnel into…

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Part 2 in Series: What’s Wrong with this Picture?

Workers’ Compensation Insurance vs. Group Health: Comp Insurers Deny 1,748 Times as many Medical Treatments California Workers’ Compensation Insurers Deny so many Doctors’ Recommendations Because, without Meaningful Penalties, They Can Sacramento, CA – The California Applicants’ Attorneys Association (CAAA), whose members represent Californians injured on the job, today continued its series comparing quality health care…

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What’s Wrong with this Picture?

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION INSURANCE VS. GROUP HEALTH: CALIFORNIANS INJURED AT WORK GET SECOND-CLASS TREATMENT Why does the State of California require Group Health Insurers to Meet High Standards and not Workers’ Compensation Insurers? Sacramento, CA – The California Applicants’ Attorneys Association (CAAA), whose members represent Californians injured on the job, today launched a new series comparing…

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