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CWC&R Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point October 4-7, 2016

LFLM is proud to be a sponsor, supporter and presenter. This conference focuses on the most up-to-date, cutting-edge risk management & Workers’ Comp strategies for self & fully Insured employers. We will be presenting on: Win, Lose or Latte – W/C Case update from the most pedestrian to the most outrageous – This session will present a spectrum of workers’ compensation cases from the most pedestrian to the most outrageous. The audience will be asked to determine whether the decision […]

The Rule Against Settlement of the Vouchers has Once Again Changed

August 16, 2016 For those carriers who were previously burdened by the vocational rehabilitation system in place for injured workers, the passage of Labor Code §4658.5 on 1/1/04, replacing that system with supplemental job displacement vouchers was a much heralded cost cutting event. Initially, parties were allowed to “settle out” this potential benefit owed to applicant. However, when SB 863 subsequently went into effect on 1/1/13, the Legislature denied parties the right to settle vouchers for injuries after that date. […]

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