The current version of The Economist, a British weekly newsmagazine, features a graphic of a California surfer holding a deformed surfboard. The piece is entitled “Where it all went wrong: California offers a warning to voters all over the world”. The deflated phallic image highlights the current California predicament. Political gridlock, as legislative vote math

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In coming posts I’ll examine some of the workers’ comp bills that are bubbling through the legislative process. But overall it’s clear that this will not be a blockbuster year for any big changes in workers’ comp. The atmosphere in Sacramento is too poisonous, and workers’ comp is not high on priority lists. What are

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