Is The Workers Compensation Permanent Disability Statute Labor Code Section 4660 Unconstitutional Because It Violates Due Process?

The combination of a vague statute (that clearly states it can be rebutted) and the administrative failure to clarify it’s meaning by regulation, has left California’s seriously injured workers in a quandary of not being able to rebut the schedule when their loss of earning capacity greatly exceeds what results from the application of the…

California Workers’ Comp Overhaul Effort is Stirring

By Marc Lifsher, Los Angeles Times April 12, 2012 SACRAMENTO — The two biggest players in California’s workers’ compensation system — labor unions and large employers — are quietly crafting the biggest overhaul of the mandatory insurance program in a decade. The goal: provide more care to injured workers without raising premiums for businesses. The…