The Current State of California Workers’ Compensation & Looking Forward

The California Workers’ Compensation & Risk Conference in Dana Point opened with a session featuring employers and stakeholders in the industry weighing in on the current state of California Workers’ Compensation and what’s on the horizon for 2015. Panelists were moderator Mark Walls, VP Communications & Strategic Analysis at Safety National, William Zachry, VP of […]

State of the Workers’ Comp Industry

The final panel I moderated was the State of the WC Industry Panel. The panelists were Gordon Clemons from Corvel, Al Hammermiller from UPS, Scott Hudson from Gallagher Bassett, and Jim Wucherpfenning from Travelers. Among the issues discussed included: • How does CA compare to other states: The overall consensus was higher costs and a […]

California Work Comp Case Law Update

The panelists for this session were three attorneys, Adam Dombchik, Michael Gaston, and Michael Sullivan. There were two cases that they spent the most time discussing. Dubon vs World Restoration This case involved a UR / IMR dispute. The WCAB ruled that if a UR decision has a “material defect” then the requirement for IMR […]

CCWC Conference’s Opening Session Debates SB 863

The CCWC Conference was July 16-19, 2014. The event was held at the Grand California Hotel on the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA. They indicated there were over 500 attendees and over 52 speakers at the conference. The opening session was a Legislative – Political update. The panelists were Paul Yoder and Jason Schmelzer from […]

California Coalition on Workers Compensation (CCWC) Annual Conference

The CCWC Conference was July 16-19, 2014. The event was held at the Grand California Hotel on the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA. There were over 500 attendees and over 52 speakers at the conference. Safety National attended and presented at the event.  Mark Walls from Safety National participated in the Bloggers Panel, State of the […]

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