Governor Brown and CASE, the union representing California Administrative Law judges and many state attorneys, have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract. The contract, which will affect workers’ comp judges and state attorneys, would end furloughs but require one day of unpaid leave per month. Approval by CASE members will be required for

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A few doctors doing an outsized share? Where have we heard this before? In 2010 CHSWC taught us that 3.9% of QMEs, often with sham “offices” in dozens of zip codes, were conducting 40% of evaluations :http://www.dir.ca.gov/chswc/Reports/2010/QMEstudy.pdf That’s a supersized share. Now, courtesy of a CWCI study, we learn that the top 10% of doctors

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Is there a way for the workers’ comp system to better serve workers in agricultural communities, many of whom are monolingual Spanish speakers and some of whom are employed by uninsured employers? That’s the goal of the Watsonville Law Center and the Agricultural Workers’ Access to Health Project, which is a project of California Rural

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About a 20 minute drive from my office is Broke Town, USA. I’m referring to Vallejo, California, which declared municipal bankruptcy. Vallejo would have seemed to have everything going for it. Beautiful views of the San Francisco Bay. A ferry that crosses the bay to the financial district. Many of America’s greatest wineries are 30

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