What were the top developments in California  workers’ comp during 2017? Every year (and at mid year) I compile a list of my picks for readers. I’ve included links to some of the primary source material as well as links to some of the in-depth posts I did on these various topics. Here, in no

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The California State Auditor recently released a December 2017 audit report on fraud in the California workers’ comp system. An unusual crossfire resulted, as the California Department of Insurance (the CDI) accepted the audit recommendations, but the Department of Industrial Relations disputed the recommendations, causing the State Auditor to fire back in rebuttal to the DIR’s

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$32,526 in donations to buy toys and 39 boxes of actual toys. That’s the impressive haul assembled this week by the Oakland workers’ compensation community for the 9th Annual Oakland Mayor’s Toy Drive. It’s a feel-good “Toy Story”. A lot of Bay Area kids will have something to smile about as a result of the generosity

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Some of the most revered figures in American’s media and entertainment industry have recently been toppled by a wave of sexual harassment allegations. And those embroiled in this wave of misconduct allegations include politicians both left and right, Democrat and Republican. Sacramento has seen its share of these allegations. A large group of women who

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