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CIGA Avoids C&R Lien Obligation At Expense of Co-Defendant

On March 22, 2016, the Second District Court of Appeal, Division One, published its opinion in California Insurance Guarantee Assn. v. Workers’ Comp. Appeals Bd., No. B263869, Cal.App.4th, in which it determined that the WCAB...more

Comcare licensees: Push to lower barriers to entry to the federal WHS system

by DLA Piper on

The Federal Government is proposing to make it easier for businesses to opt out of State and Territory specific work health and safety (WHS) laws and to join the Federal WHS system. The case for self-insurance...more

2012 Workers Compensation Reform In California

Workers Compensation reform is on the way. Cynics might ask, didn’t we do this several years ago? Yes we did. In the late 1990’s, overutilization of medical services, higher-than-normal indemnity benefit costs, and...more

Hiring Long Lasting Employees

Hiring long lasting employees is of great benefit to a business, even these days when workers are especially mobile, often changing jobs and employers on a regular basis. The old paradigm of workers staying with one...more

California Tightens Restrictions on Referrals of Workers’ Compensation Patients

by Buchalter on

On August 31, 2012, the California legislature approved Senate Bill 863, which, among other things, added Section 139.32 to the Labor Code. This provision creates a new series of referral prohibitions relating to the...more

The Host - a Casino's Best Friend or Worst Enemy?

by Larry Chiu on

An in-depth look into the evolution of casino marketing, the regulation of casino marketers by gaming operators and authorities, and the benefits and liabilities associated with the use of casino marketers....more

The Host - a Casino's best Friend or Worst Enemy?

by Larry Chiu on

In depth-look at the evolution of casino marketing, the regulation of casino marketers by casino operators and gaming control authorities, and the benefits and risks associated with the use of casino marketers....more

The HR Implications of Privatized War; Putting Employees in Harm’s Way

by Jon W. van Horne on

This newsletter discusses an issue unique to the employees of businesses holding government contracts. The recent flap regarding the private security services provided to the State Department by Blackwater has obscured a...more

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