Veterans Day 2007. The Iraq War continues, unstopped by a Democratic Congress that lacks the votes to override the Bush-Cheney team. It’s odd how you can live your life forgetting about the conflict thousands of miles away. The Bachelor is still agonizing about who he’ll pick for the rose ceremony. The stars are still dancing.

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Costa is coming. Costa 2 to be exact. Workers’ comp practitioners have been waiting for months for the statewide Workers Compensation Appeals Board to issue “Costa 2”. “Costa1″ indicated that the workers’ compensation permanent disability rating schedule is rebuttable with vocational expert testimony in some cases. But the loser in Costa appealed. And Costa 1

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Costa is coming. Costa 2 to be exact. Workers’ comp practitioners have been waiting for months for the statewide Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board to issue “Costa 2.” “Costa 1” indicated that the workers’ compensation permanent disability rating schedule is rebuttable with vocational expert testimony in some cases. But the loser in Costa appealed. And Costa

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If you thought the insurance industry couldn’t stoop lower, think again. Health Net (based out of Woodland Hills near L.A.) has been paying bonuses to employees based on how many sick policyholders they can drop from coverage. In doing so, Health Net rescinded over 1,500 policies, saving itself over $35 million in medical treatment payouts.

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If you thought the insurance industry couldn’t stoop lower, think again. Health Net (based out of Woodland Hills near L.A.) has been paying bonuses to employees based on how many sick policyholders they can drop from coverage. In doing so, Health Net rescinded over 1,500 policies, saving itself over $35 million in medical treatment payouts.

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