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RTGR’s “Winning Strategies” Presentation is available now

  • September 29th, 2017
  • Tom Richard
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We are offering a PowerPoint program featuring the best tips for beating the strategies and tactics devised by Applicant’s Attorneys at their recent state conventions. Please call or e-mail us to schedule a presentation. To view or download the materials,…

Recover your WC costs through Subrogation

Recover your WC costs through Subrogation

Workers’ Compensation injuries may be the fault of a third-party, not the employer. In California, the employer can recover those costs through a subrogation action filed in Superior Court. Upon receipt of a worker’s compensation claim, the adjuster or attorney…

Fraud Fighting Tips from Prosecutors

Fraud Fighting Tips from Prosecutors

Workers’ Compensation fraud is an ever increasing problem in California, but enforcement agencies, employers, adjusters, investigators, and attorneys are developing new and innovative ways to combat the increased economic burden that fraud places on the Workers’ Compensation system.  California Department…

Two-Years of 4850 Pay?!

Two-Years of 4850 Pay?!

This week the California Senate unanimously passed SB 897, a bill that would add section 4850.1 to the Labor Code, providing a second year of Labor Code section 4850 pay for each injury claimed by police officers and firefighters. Current…

Dahl overturned by the Court

The Court of Appeal has overturned the WCAB’s decision and concluded: In sum, we find WCAB’s approach in this case flies in the face of Ogilvie and the 2004 amendments to the workers’ compensation scheme. Under the 2004 amendments, a…

Safety Officer Benefits & Presumptions PowerPoint

Safety Officer Benefits & Presumptions PowerPoint

We are offering a PowerPoint program featuring the best strategies for managing Labor Code section 4850 pay issues and police officer/firefighter injury presumptions.  Please call or e-mail us to schedule a presentation. To view or download the materials, click the “Continue Reading” tab below, then click…

Dubon reversed by the WCAB

Dubon reversed by the WCAB

The Appeals Board has issued an en banc decision addressing the WCAB’s jurisdiction to resolve medical disputes and the role of the statutory IMR process. Sound familiar? That’s because it is—the WCAB recently issued a new en banc Opinion and…

Study Shows Obesity Increases Workers’ Comp Costs

Study Shows Obesity Increases Workers’ Comp Costs

A  recent study published by the National Council of Compensation Insurance (NCCI) concludes that in workers compensation claims where the claimants have a co-morbidity code indicating obesity, medical costs are significantly higher than what is observed for comparable non-obese claimants….

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