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California Workers’ Comp Changes Helping System, Division Chief Says

California’s workers’ compensation system has undergone numerous changes since the implementation of the sweeping reforms that started in 2013 with Senate Bill 863. In the last few years medical provider fraud has been addressed by subsequent new laws, a plague …

Worker’s Comp Lien Filing Rules Filed with California Secretary of State

The Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board has adopted its final rules of practice and procedure implementing Senate Bill 1160, which passed last year. The Office of Administrative Law has filed the WCAB’s new rules with the Secretary of State. The new …

Hearing Set in California for Proposed Amendments to Lien Filing Rules

California’s Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board issued a notice of public hearing next month regarding a proposed addition and amendments to its lien filing rules. The primary purpose of this rulemaking is to implement legislative changes to the filing requirements for …

Liens Filed Against Baton Rouge, Louisiana Casino

Four of the subcontractors that helped build L’Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge in Louisiana have filed liens against the property, claiming they haven’t been paid for more than $3 million worth of work. The Advocate reports the liens were …

Liens Stress California Workers’ Comp System

Liens are “choking” California’s workers’ compensation system, with employers and insurers spending roughly $200 million per year on loss adjustment expense to handle medical liens claims, according to a new liens report. In the Golden State’s workers’ compensation system, a …