Hanna, Brophy, MacLean, McAleer & Jensen

555 12th Street Suite 1450
Oakland, California 94607, United States

  • 510-839-1180
  • 510-839-4804

Which Rating Schedule Applies? Update May 20, 2008

Ever since the en banc opinion in Aldi v. Carr, McClellan, et al, (2006) 71 CCC 783 (W/D 71 CCC 1822), it has been clear that the revised permanent disability rating schedule adopted January 1, 2005 applies to injuries sustained…more
| Administrative Law, Worker’s Compensation

Statutory Average Weekly Earnings Schemes for Computing Indemnity Rates for Injuries from 7-1-96 to 12/31/10

TDI “rate” or PDI “rate” = 2/3 x SAWE (STATUTORY AWE) With recent changes in L.C. § 4453(a) affecting computation of AWE for purposes of computing temporary disability indemnity (see article re: SAWW) and the prospects of…more
| Administrative Law, Labor & Employment Law

Sudden and Extraordinary Employment Condition

In the realm of claimed psychiatric injuries, the terms "sudden and extraordinary employment condition" [L.C.Sec. 3208.3(d)] and "sudden and extraordinary events of employment" [L.C.Sec. 3208.3(e)] have been around for several…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Worker’s Compensation

Surprised About Value of Permanent Disability Indemnity for Injuries On/After 1-1-05?

Many in the workers compensation industry have recently been or are about to be surprised to find out that the money value PD awards are often smaller for 2005 injuries than for 2004 injuries. Althought the "maximum PD rate"…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Division of Workers' Compensation posts new fact sheets and guides for injured workers

The Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) has posted a series of revised guides and new fact sheets for injured workers on its Web site. Each of the guides is designed to help injured workers fill out forms they may need to…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Worker’s Compensation
Areas of Practice
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Insurance
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Worker’s Compensation
Number of Attorneys

50-100 Attorneys

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