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Monthly Archives: January 2018

STAND UP AND CHEER: Plenary Power Rules!!

January 18, 2018 Ok, maybe not cheer but at least understand the latest dagger in the constitutional challenges of the state’s Independent Medical Review (IMR) process.  California’s constitutional “plenary power” is a power that has been granted to a body, or person, in absolute terms, with no review of, or limitations upon the exercise of that power. The workers’ compensation reforms for 2013 included a method of allowing the injured worker, not the defendant, to challenge a determination of medical […]

LFLM Workers’ Compensation Newsletter – January 2018

Here you will find the  Articles in this edition of the Newsletter include: WHAT TO DO WITH AN INCOME WITHHOLDING ORDER FOR CHILD SUPPORT, A PRIMER: Written by Corin West, Esq., of LFLM Redding APPEASING BOTH SIDES: A QUICK PRIMER ON SENATE BILL 1160: Written by: Omar Behnawa, Esq., of LFLM San Diego NEW PARTNERS: We are pleased to announce that effective 01/01/2018, two LFLM attorneys are joining the ranks of partnership: Vicki Lindquist, Esq., of our LFLM Oakland Office, […]

MacroPro & Friends Conference: Navigating Thru the Worker’ Compensation System in 2018 – Wednesday 01/28/2018

MacroPro & Friends Conference Navigating Thru the Worker’ Compensation System in 2018 Date/Time: Wednesday, January 28, 2018: 8:15AM – 3:30PM Location: Handlery Hotel (950 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108) Topics Covered: Navigating Your Defenses to the SJDB/ Voucher Avoiding the Fraud Iceberg Preparing for Impairment Rating Disasters Trends/ Early Settlement With presentations by our very own Marijo Kuperman and Omar Behnawa of our San Diego office with subject line: SD 1/28/18 Questions: Please contact Diann Cohen, AVP […]