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A

Abbreviations

ABCs of Backing Up by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture and Opiate Use: Frances E. Kalfus, O.M.D., L.Ac.

Acupuncture: Interview with Frances E. Kalfus, O.M.D., L.Ac.

ADA-FEHA

Administrative Agencies

Admissible Evidence: The ABCs of Admissibility by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Admissible Evidence Checklist

Advance Your Case Effectively with the Strategy Analyzer by Marjory Harris, Dylan F. Golden & Michael G. McDonald

Age

Age as a Factor in Reemployment, Future Earning Capacity, & Permanent Disability Rating by Robert Hall, Ph.D., CRC, CDMS

Aggravation

Agreed Medical Evaluator

AMA Guides

AMA Guides: Beyond the Tables by Charles R. Rondeau, Esq.

AME

Appeals, Reconsideration & Writs

AOE-COE

Apportionment

Apportionment of Orthopedically Produced Permanent Psychiatric Disability by Bruce T. Leckart, Ph.D.

Apportionment: Science or Science Fiction? by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Arbitration

Arising out of and in the course of the employment

Armstrong, Julie, Psy.D., R.N.

Art of Law by Bob Levin, Esq.

Atcherley, Linda Esq.

Attacking Causation and Apportionment

Attorney Fees

Auerbach, Tami S. D.C.: Chiropractic

Average Earnings

AWE


B

Bankruptcy: Are your workers' compensation benefits exempt from creditors?: Dowe, Hermin

Benefits and Compensation

Big Case: A How-To Guide by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Bill Review, Independent

Bowers, Sue: Independent Medical Reviews and Nurse Case Managers post SB 863

Bowers, Sue, R.N.: The Nurse Case Manager

Bowers, Sue, R.N.:  The Faces Behind Narcotics:  A Nurse Case Manager’s Perspective

Blitzblau, Alan: The Functional Capacity Evaluation: The Science Behind Functional Capacity Evaluations

Brissman, Jon C., Esq.:
Lien Filing/Activation Fees, and a Warning to Defendants
Why waste money on med-legal bill review?

Brown, Melissa C., Esq.

Butler, James G., Esq: Credit in Third-Party Cases: How to Coordinate the Civil and WC Cases


C

California Applicants' Attorneys Association (CAAA)

California Constitution

Calculating the Cost of Future Medical Treatment
by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Calpers

Carve-outs

Carving up PD by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Carving up PD: Part II by Marjory Harris, Esq.

CaseMap 10: Analyze Evidence by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Case Search - EAMS

Causation

Causation, attacking

Change of Primary Treating Physician

Chapman, Steven & Chapman, Gregg, Esq.:
The Truth About the Medicare Part D Donut Hole
Utilizing the Affordable Care Act in the Settlement Process
Workers' Compensation, Social Security Disability Insurance, the Offset & the Hartman Formula: What You Need to Know

Chapman, Gregg, Esq.: Medicare Mandatory Insurer Reporting: Delayed and Confused

Chapman, Steve
• Structured Settlements and Mediation
• Structured Settlements: Tips from a Structure Specialist
• Structured Settlements: More Tips from a Structure Specialist
• Structured Settlements: The Whole Truth about the "Doughnut Hole"
• Structured Settlements: Why a Structure Specialist Reviews Subpoenaed Records

Chapman, Steve & Chapman, Gregg
• Are Structured Settlements Still Relevant in Settling Workers’ Compensation Cases?
• Helping Applicants Administer their Medicare Set-Aside Accounts
• How Applicant Attorneys Work with their Structure Broker to Effectuate Large Settlements
• How Your Structured Settlement Broker Can Help Determine the Value of Future Medical Costs
• How Medigap Policies can be a Useful Tool in Settling Certain Workers' Compensation Claims
• Is Legislation the Solution to Reduce the CMS Delay in Approving Medicare Set-Asides?
• Medicare Set Aside Myths
• Prescription Drugs and Rated Ages: New Guidance from CMS for Medicare Set-Asides
• MSA Updates: CMS Renews Interest  in Liability Medicare Set-Asides and the Latest on Workers' Compensation MSA Reform Legislation
• Workers' Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Portal: A Ray of Hope for Improved MSA Review Efficiency

Chiropractic

Citations

Civil Suit Against Employer

Claims Investigation 

Client Game: Five Successful Ways to Market Your Firm by Bob Matthews

CMLE

Coaching Attorneys To Win Psych Cases: Leckart, Bruce, Ph.D.

COLA

Collateral Benefits

Commutation 

Commutation of Attorney Fee: by Warren Schneider, Esq.

Commuting the Attorney Fee on a Life Pension: Uniform IncreasingReduction and Uniform Reduction Distinguished By Warren Schneider, Esq.

Comp Administration, Soup to Nuts by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Compensable Consequences

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation:  includes every benefit or payment conferred by this division upon an injured employee, or in the event of his or her death, upon his or her dependents, without regard to negligence."  Labor Code §3207

Comprehensive medical-legal evaluation

Compromise and Release

Computer Corner

Computer Corner by Marjory Harris, Esq. (WC Webzine Magazine)
ABCs of Backing Up
Papermess to Paperless in 5 Easy Steps
TimeMap Brings Clarity to Complexity

Computer Corner by Marjory Harris, Esq. (getMedLegal Magazine)
• A Case Management Adjunct
• Analyze Evidence -- and more -- with CaseMap 10
• Analyze Evidence and More -- with TextMap
• Baby Stepping Your Way Toward the Paperless Office
• Create Your Own Medical Manager
• File Utilities on Steroids
• Getting on Top of To-Dos
• How to Calculate Settlement Values & Organize Issues & Evidence
• How to Store It, How to Find It
• How to Work Faster, More Efficiently and with Lower Overhead
• Office OneNote: Be More Productive
• Saving Graces
• Using a Folder Tree to Organize Your Cases
• Using Your Smartphone in the Paperless Office

Confidentiality and Privacy

Constitution

Contribution and Joinder

Contempt

Cost of Living Adjustment 

Cottle, Robert, Ph.D.: Vocational Expert Witness

Coverage, Insurance

Craw, Frederick George, Esq.: DIB and SSI Issues for the Workers' Compensation Practitioner

Craw, Frederick George, Esq.: How to Use Subpoenaed Records in Social Security Cases

Credit

Credit in Third-Party Cases: How to Coordinate the Civil and WC Cases by Butler, James G., Esq.

CT

Cumulative Trauma


D

Date of Injury

Death

Death Cases: How Structured Settlements Help Maximize Recovery by Stefanie V. Plotkin, CSSC, Steven F. Chapman and Gregg Chapman, Esq.

Declaration of Readiness to Proceed

Declarations, How to Use by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Defense Perspective by Michael G. McDonald, Esq.
• A 2012 Defense Wish List
• Art of Reserving
• Contemplations and Tips for Filing an Appellate Brief
• Delay or Termination of Benefits
• EAMS: Be a Winner not a Whiner
• How Not to Create Penalties
• I'm Mad as Hell
• Industrial Causation to Injury, Disability and EBM
• Negotiation and Settlement in Workers’ Compensation
• Seven Proposed Rules of Practice for Workers' Compensation
• Surviving the Business of Law in the Current Economy
• The C&R Dilemma: The Future Medical Buy-Out
• We have seen the future and are participating in it right now

Defenses

Depo Prep Made Easy: 7 steps to effective deposition preparation by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Depositions

DEU

DFEC or diminished future earning capacity (DFEC)

DFEC: Determining Diminished Earning Capacity in the California Workers' Compensation Program: The "SEDEC" Method: Robert Hall, Ph.D., CRC, CDMS

DIB and SSI Issues for the Workers' Compensation Practitioner: Frederick George Craw, Esq.

Disability

Disability Evaluation Unit

Disability, Permanent

Disability, Temporary

Disability, Total

Disability Evaluation Unit

Discovery

Discrimination

Discrimination under Labor Code §132a

The Distinction between Rating Methodology and Diagnostic Protocol by Brad Wixen, Esq.

Doctor's Office
Acupuncture: Frances E. Kalfus, O.M.D., L.Ac.
• Chiropractic: Tami S. Auerbach, D.C.
• Functional Restoration: Interview with Steven D. Feinberg, M.D. & Rachel M. Feinberg, PT, DPT
• Pain Management: Dr. Lawrence Weil, M.D.
• Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R): Janet Lord
• Psychiatry: Alberto G. Lopez, M.D., M.P.H.
• Psychology: Armstrong, Julie, Psy.D., R.N.
• Psychology: Leckart, Bruce T., Ph.D.

Do Attorneys Really Need to Take an Oath of Civility in our WC System? by Michael G. McDonald, Esq.

DOI

DOR/DR

Dowe, Hermin: Are your workers' compensation benefits exempt from creditors if you file for bankruptcy?

DSM-5: Chicken Little Was Right!: Leckart, Bruce, Ph.D.

DSM-5 vs. DSM-IV-TR: The Workers’ Comp Solution: Leckart, Bruce, Ph.D.

 


E

EAMS

EAMS: Be a Winner not a Whiner By Michael McDonald, Esq.

Earning Capacity

Earnings, Average

eBooks for Workers' Compensation: Harris, Jatasha

Election: right to elect against one employer in cumulative trauma injury: see LC §5500.5(c)

Employment

Evaluation, Functional Capacity

Evaluator, Agreed Medical

Evaluator, Qualified Medical

Evidence

Evidence, admissible

Evidence, Admissible: The ABCs of Admissibility by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Evidence, medical

Evidence, substantial

Evidence Analyzer spreadsheet

Evidence-Based Medicine: Steven D. Feinberg, M.D.

Excel, Organizing Your Work

Exacerbation

Exclusive remedy rule

Ex parte Communications: See “The Element of Surprise as an Ex Parte Communication” by Mark Kahn

Expedited Hearing


F

The Faces Behind Narcotics:  A Nurse Case Manager's Perspective by Bowers, Sue, R.N.

Family Leave

Faunce, Edward L., Esq.:
Handling a Labor Code §3208.3 Psyche Claim for a Public Employee with Industrial Disability Retirement Rights
Temporary Disability payments do not delay payment of disability retirement benefits

Faunce, Edward L.: Unintended Compromise and Release Consequences for CalPERS Disability Retirees

Fear and the Role of Physical Therapy: Rachel Feinberg, D.P.T.

Fees, Attorney

FEHA

Feinberg, Rachel, D.P.T.:
Fear and the Role of Physical Therapy
Mirror Box Therapy

Feinberg, Steven D., M.D.:
Getting to YES with UR & IMR
SB 863 and the Opioid/Chronic Pain Dilemma

Feinberg, Steven, M.D.: New Pain Publications

Feinberg, Steven, M.D.
• Almaraz-Guzman II WCAB En Banc Decision: Providing a WPI that is the Most Accurate Reflection of the Impairment
• Evidence-Based Medicine
• Functional Restoration: Interview with Steven D. Feinberg, M.D. & Rachel M. Feinberg, PT, DPT
• Further Reflections on the Almaraz-Guzman WCAB En Banc Decision
• Opioids and Chronic Pain Treatment

Feinglass, Robert A: My Favorite Case

Feinglass, Robert A.: Medical Liens: How the Lien Attorney Can Help You Protect Your Client and Yourself

File Utilities on Steroids, by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Flip Books - Promote Your Professional Practice by Bob Matthews

Focusing on Function: A New Approach to the Treatment of Chronic Pain by Kathleen Matthews

Folder Tree to Organize Your Cases by Marjory Harris

Fraud

Fraud and the Holy Ghost: A "war story" By Bob Levin, Esq.

Fricker, Tim, Esq.: How to Get Short or Long Term Disability Benefits

Functional Capacity Evaluation

Functional Capacity Evaluation by Rabideau, Marc J., PT

Functional Capacity Evaluation: The Science Behind Functional Capacity Evaluations, Interview with Alan Blitzblau

Functional Restoration: Interview with Steven D. Feinberg, M.D. & Rachel M. Feinberg, PT, DPT

Future Medical Treatment

Future Medical Buy-Out, The C&R Dilemma by Michael McDonald, Esq.

Future Medical Costs: How Your Structured Settlement Broker Can Help Determine the Value by  Steven F. Chapman and Gregg Chapman, Esq.

Future Medical Treatment, Calculating the Cost, by Marjory Harris, Esq.
 

G

Getting Back to Work by Traci M. Hinden, Esq.

Getting to YES with UR & IMR by Steven D. Feinberg, M.D.

Gilewski, Michael , Ph.D., Pain & the Brain -- New Imaging Methods to Objectify Experience

Glow, The Honorable Mervin N.

Going and coming rule: see AOE-COE

Golden, Dylan F., Esq.: Advance Your Case Effectively with the Strategy Analyzer

Government Agencies

Greenhorn Faces Unforseen Consequences by Robert Owens, Esq.

Grimes, Michael C. , Esq.: Ogilvie III Tips


H

Hall,Robert, Ph.D. CRC, CDMS
• Age as a Factor in Reemployment, Future Earning Capacity, & Permanent Disability Rating
• Determining Diminished Earning Capacity in the California Workers' Compensation Program: The "SEDEC" Method
• Multiple Impairments & DFEC
• The New PDRS and the Determination of DFEC
• The "New" Role for Vocational Rehabilitation in the California WC System: A Comprehensive Vocational Rehabilitation Evaluation
• Work Impairment and Disability: How Should Vocational Rehabilitation Providers be Utilized

Handling a Labor Code §3208.3 Psyche Claim for a Public Employee with Industrial Disability Retirement Rights: By Edward L. Faunce, Esq.

Haris, Janice Skiljo, RN: The Life Care Planner

Harris, Jatasha: eBooks for Workers' Compensation

Harris, Marjory, Esq.:
Admissible Evidence: The ABCs of Admissibility
ABCs of Backing Up
Advance Your Case Effectively with the Strategy Analyzer
Litigating a Comp Case: Some Lessons from The Art of War
Papermess to Paperless in 5 Easy Steps
TimeMap 5 Brings Clarity to Complexity

Hart, David L.: How to Distinguish between Serious and Willful Misconduct & 3rd Party Liability Claims

Hart, David L.: How to Prevent Harassing Conduct During Workers' Compensation  Depositions

Herreras, William A., Esq.

Hinden, Traci M.: Getting Back to Work

History of Workers' Compensation

History of Workers' Compensation Part I by Tracy Watson

History of Workers' Compensation Part II by Tracy Watson

Hobbling Into 2012: Another Editor's Rant on Blowback from Reform by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Home Health Care

How Medigap Policies can be a Useful Tool in Settling Certain Workers' Compensation Claims By Steven Chapman and Gregg Chapman, Esq.

How to Get the Applicant the Best Medical Treatment and Evidence By Roger W. Stucky, Esq.

How to Prevent Harassing Conduct During Workers' Compensation Depositions By David L. Hart, Esq.

How to Use Subpoenaed Records in Social Security Cases: Frederick George Craw, Esq.

How to Write Effective Letters: Some Lessons  from “The Art of War” by Marjory Harris, Esq.


I

IBR

Immigration status: For purposes of enforcing state labor and employment laws, a person's immigration status is irrelevant to the issue of liability: See LC §1171.5

IMR

Independent Bill Review

Independent Contractor

Independent Medical Review

Independent Medical Review under MPN

Independent Medical Review and Nurse Case Managers post SB 863 by Sue Bowers, RN, BC, BSN, CCM

Industrial Causation to Injury, Disability and Evidence-Based Medicine by Michael McDonald, Esq.

Industrial Disability Retirement & Calpers

Injury

Interpreters

Insurance Coverage

Internet Marketing: Hello, World: Matthews, Bob

Internet Marketing: Promote Your Professional Practice with Flip Books by Bob Matthews

Is Your Client on Pins or Needles?: George P. Surmaitis, Esq.

Issues Analyzer spreadsheet

 

J

Joinder

 
K

Kalfus, Frances, O.M.D., L.Ac.: Acupuncture 

Kalfus, Frances, O.M.D., L.Ac.: Acupuncture and Opiate Use


L

Leave

Leckart, Bruce T. Ph.D.: Apportionment of Orthopedically Produced Permanent Psychiatric Disability

Leckart, Bruce, Ph.D.:
Coaching Attorneys To Win Psych Cases
DSM-5: Chicken Little Was Right!
DSM-5 vs. DSM-IV-TR: The Workers’ Comp Solution

Leckart, Bruce T.: The Doctor’s Office Psychology

Legal Marketing and the Web: Tips on how to increase your presence and clients by Tracy Watson

Legal Publications

Legal Research

Levin, Bob:  Fraud and the Holy Ghost: A "war story"

Levin, Bob, Esq.: The Art of Law

Liberal construction statute, Labor Code §3202

Liens

Lien Filing/Activation Fees, and a Warning to Defendants: Brissman, Jon C., Esq.

Life Care Planner: Interview with Janice Skiljo Haris, RN

Life Pension

Limping Into 2010: Another Editor's Rant on Reform

Ling, Allen: The Physical Therapist

Litigating a Comp Case: Some Lessons from The Art of War by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Logical Fallacies

Lopez, Alberto G. M.D., M.P.H.:Psychiatry

Lord, Janet, M.D.: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R)

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M

Managing the Big Case: A How-To Guide by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Mandatory Settlement Conference

Martin, Tom, Esq.: Proving Permanent Disability Under New Labor Code §4660

Matthews, Bob: Hello, World

Matthews, Bob:
The Client Game: Five Successful Ways to Market Your Firm
Promote Your Professional Practice with Flip Books

Matthews, Kathleen: Focusing on Function: A New Approach to the Treatment of Chronic Pain

McDonald, Michael, Esq.:
Advance Your Case Effectively with the Strategy Analyzer
Do Attorneys Really Need to Take an Oath of Civility in our WC System?
• SB 863: The Start Of The Single Payer System

McDonald, Michael G., Esq. (getMedLegal Magazine)
• A 2012 Defense Wish List
• Art of Reserving
• Contemplations and Tips for Filing an Appellate Brief
• Delay or Termination of Benefits
• EAMS: Be a Winner not a Whiner
• How Not to Create Penalties
• I'm Mad as Hell
• Industrial Causation to Injury, Disability and EBM
• Negotiation and Settlement in Workers' Compensation
• Seven Proposed Rules of Practice for Workers' Compensation
• Surviving the Business of Law in the Current Economy
• We have seen the future and are participating in it right now

Mediation

Mediation: Is Trial Always Your Best Option? When to Consider Mediation by Steven Siemers, Ret. WCJ

Medical Evidence

Medical-Legal Expenses

Medical-Legal Reports

Medical Liens: How the Lien Attorney Can Help You Protect Your Client and Yourself by Robert A. Feinglass, Esq.

Medical Manager, Create Your Own by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Medical Provider Network

Medical Provider Networks: Journey through the Labyrinth by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Medical Research

Medical Treatment

Medical Treatment Disputes

Medical Treatment Under WC: Young, Julius, Esq.

Medical Review, Independent

Medicare Part D Donut Hole: The Truth: Chapman, Steven & Chapman, Gregg, Esq.

Medicare Set-Aside (MSA)

Medicare Mandatory Insurer Reporting: Delayed and Confused
by Gregg Chapman, Esq.

Medicare Set-Aside Accounts, Helping Applicants Administer by Steve Chapman & Gregg Chapman, Esq.

Medicare Set-Aside Myths by Steve Chapman & Gregg Chapman, Esq.

The Metamorphosis of California's Workers’ Compensation System by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Mileage form and rate: see Medical mileage expense form

Mirror Box Therapy: Feinberg, Rachel, D.P.T.

MPN

MSA

MSA Delay:  Is Legislation the Solution to Reduce the CMS Delay in Approving Medicare Set-Asides?

MSA Updates: CMS Renews Interest in Liability Medicare Set-Asides and the Latest on Workers’ Compensation MSA Reform Legislation

MSC Mess? Tame it with a low-tech paper organizer by Marjory Harris, Esq.

MSC

MTUS

Multiple Impairments & DFEC, by Robert Hall, Ph.D. CRC, CDMS

My Favorite Case by  Robert A. Feinglass, Esq.


N

New and Further Disability

New PDRS and the Determination of DFEC by Robert Hall, Ph.D., CRC, CDMS

Nurse Case Manager

Nurse Case Manager: Sue Bowers, RN, BSN, CCM

Nurse Case Managers & IMR post SB 863: Bowers, Sue


O

Occupational Disease

ODG: See ODG and ODG II

Office OneNote: Be More Productive by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Official Disability Guidelines: See ODG and ODG II

Ogilvie III Tips by Michael C. Grimes, Esq.

Opiates/Opioids

Opioids and Chronic Pain Treatment by Steven D. Feinberg, M.D.

Oregon Comp Odyssey into Insurer Absurdity by Tracy Watson

Orthopedic

Out-of-state hiring: see en banc Wesley v. Cincinnati Bengals

Owens, Robert: A Greenhorn Faces Unforseen Consequences


P

Pain

Pain & the Brain -- New Imaging Methods to Objectify Experience by Gilewski, Michael , Ph.D.

Pain Management: Weil, Lawrence, M.D.

Pain, PD Under SB 899: Part I by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Pain, PD Under SB 899: Part II by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Pain Publications, New: Feinberg, Steven, M.D.

Papermess to Paperless in 5 Easy Steps by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Parente, John, Esq.: A Defense Attorney’s Take On The New Law

PD

PD (Permanent Disability)
• PD, Carving Up by Marjory Harris, Esq.
• PD, Carving up: Part II by Marjory Harris, Esq.
• PD Pain Under SB 899: Part I by Marjory Harris, Esq.
• PD Pain Under SB 899: Part II by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Peek, Lon E. II, Esq.: How to Survive the “Reforms”

Penalties, Sanctions and Contempt

Penalties, How Not to Create by Michael G. McDonald, Esq.

People Who Made a Difference
• The Honorable Mervin N. Glow
• Jettie Pierce Selvig, Esq.
• Barry J. Williams, Esq.
• Melissa C. Brown, Esq.
• William A. Herreras, Esq.
• Peggy Sugarman
• Linda Atcherley, Esq.

Permanent Disability

Permanent disability rating

Permanent Disability, Proving Under New Labor Code §4660 By Tom Martin, Esq.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: Janet Lord, M.D.

Physical Therapist: Allen L. Ling, MPT, OCS

Pleadings

Plotkin, Stefanie V.  CSSC: How Structured Settlements Help Maximize Recovery in Death Cases

Prescription Drugs and Rated Ages: New Guidance from CMS for Medicare Set-Asides by Chapman, Steve & Chapman, Gregg

Present Value of Total Permanent Disability by Warren Schneider, Esq.

Primary Treating Physician

Primary Treating Physician, Change of

Priority Conference

Privacy and Confidentiality

Progressive Disease

Psych: Five Facts About Psych Injuries Every Workers' Compensation Attorney Should Know by Tholen, John F., Ph.D.

Psychiatric

Psychiatric Records, How to Obtain

Psychiatry: Alberto G. Lopez, M.D., M.P.H.

PTD

PTP

PTP - How to get paid for Comprehensive Med-Legal Evaluation by Samuel R. Swift, Esq.

Publications


Q

QME

Qualified Medical Evaluator


R

Rabideau, Marc J., PT: The Functional Capacity Evaluation

Rants by Editor Marjory Harris, Esq. (WC Webzine Magazine)
• A Letter from CMLS's Lawyers Threatening Libel
• Promises, Promises
The UR-IMR Dilemma: Are We as Smart as a Dog?

Rants by Editor Marjory Harris, Esq. (getMedLegal Magazine)
• A Dog's Breakfast: Another Rant on Reform
• Comp Administration, Soup to Nuts
• Hobbling Into 2012: Another Editor's Rant on Blowback from Reform by Marjory Harris, Esq.
• Rosemary's Baby Redux:  How the Labor Code Got Hijacked to Hell
•The Metamorphosis of California's Workers’ Compensation System
•Update on Limping Into 2010:Another Editor's Rant on Reform

Rating permanent disability

Reconsideration

Recurrence

RFA Form

Reforms

Reopening

Representation

Research, Legal

Research, Medical

Reserving, Art of: By Michael McDonald, Esq.

Return to Work

Rondeau, Charles R., Esq.: AMA Guides: Beyond the Tables

Rosemary's Baby Redux: How the Labor Code Got 
Hijacked to Hell By Marjory Harris, Esq.


S

Sanctions

Saving Graces by Marjory Harris, Esq.

SAWW (state average weekly wage); and see DWC Chart

SB 863: bill with changes from prior law

SB 863: see Reforms

SB 863 and the Opioid/Chronic Pain Dilemma by Steven D. Feinberg, M.D.

SB 863: The Start Of The Single Payer System by Michael McDonald, Esq.

Schneider, Warren: Commutation of Attorney Fee

Schneider, Warren: Commuting the Attorney Fee on a Life Pension: Uniform Increasing Reduction and Uniform Reduction Distinguished

Schneider, Warren:  Sample Questions for Ogilvie Expert

Schuster, Sandra M.P.A. Vocational Expert Witness

SDI

Second Opinion

"SEDEC" & Determining Diminished Earning Capacity in the California Workers' Compensation Program by Robert Hall, Ph.D. CRC, CDMS

Self Insured Employers: see under "Websites"

Selvig, Jettie Pierce, Esq.

Serious & Willful Misconduct

Service of orders, documents, etc.

Settlement

Settlement Analyzer spreadsheet

Settlement Analyzer by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Side Effects

Siemers, Steven, Ret. WCJ: Is Trial Always Your Best Option? When to Consider Mediation

SJDB

Smartphone in the Paperless Office

Smoking Gun
• Something Wasn't Right by James T. Stewart
• SurveillanceVideos by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Reviewing Subpoenaed Records by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Social Security Cases, How to Use Subpoenaed Records in: Frederick George Craw, Esq.

Social Security Disability

SSD/SSDI

State average weekly wage (SAWW); see DWC chart

State Disability (SDI)

Status Conference

Statutes of Limitations

Statutory construction in workers' compensation law: See Baker v. WCAB

Stipulations

Strategy Analyzer spreadsheet

Structured Settlement

Structured Settlements, Steve Chapman • Structured Settlements and Mediation
• Structured Settlements: Tips from a Structure Specialist
• Structured Settlements: More Tips from a Structure Specialist
• Structured Settlements: The Whole Truth about the "Doughnut Hole"
• Structured Settlements: Why a Structure Specialist Reviews Subpoenaed Records

Structured Settlements, Steve Chapman, Steve Chapman and Gregg Chapman, Esq.
• How Applicant Attorneys Work with their Structure Broker to Effectuate Large Settlements

Structuring a Settlement: A How-to Guide by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Stucky, Roger, Esq.: How to Get the Applicant the Best Medical Treatment and Evidence

Subpoenaing Records

Subpoenaed Records Are Here-What Do You Do With Them? By Marjory Harris, Esq.

Subpoenaed Records: Sample Requests

Subpoenaed Records in Social Security Cases: Frederick George Craw, Esq.

Subpoenaed Records: Write the Right Request

Subrogation

Subsequent Injuries

Subsequent Injuries Fund & SB 899: Eugene C. Treaster, Esq.

Substantial Evidence Checklist

Substantial Evidence and Science, Law and Logic:
Marjory Harris, Esq.

Sugarman, Peggy: Looking Back and Moving Forward

Supplemental Job Displacement Benefit

Surmaitis, George P., Esq.: Is Your Client on Pins or Needles?

Surveillance

Surveilance Videotapes, How to Analyze by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Surviving SB 899 – How to Survive  the "Reforms": Lon E. Peek, II, Esq.

Surviving the Business of Law in the Current Economy: Michael G. McDonald

Swift, Samuel R., Esq: How to Get PTP Paid for CME

S&W


T

Temporary Disability

Temporary Disability payments do not delay payment of disability retirement benefits: Edward L. Faunce, Esq.

TextMap: Analyze Evidence – and more, by Marjory Harris, Esq.

TimeMap Brings Clarity to Complexity by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Third Party Cases

Time Limits and Statutes of Limitations

Tholen, John F., Ph.D.: Psych: Five Facts About Psych Injuries Every Workers' Compensation Attorney Should Know

ToDos, Getting on Top of by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Total Disability

Treaster, Eugene C., Esq.: The Subsequent Injuries Fund & SB 899

Treating Physician

Treatment

Treatment Guidelines

Trial


U

UI

Unemployment Insurance

Uninsured Employer

Unintended Compromise and Release Consequences for CalPERS Disability Retirees  By  Edward L. Faunce, Esq.

Update on Limping Into 2010: Another Editor's Rant on Reform

UR

Utilization Review

Utilizing the Affordable Care Act in the Settlement Process: Steven Chapman & Gregg Chapman, Esq. :


V

Venue

Videos

Vocational Experts

The Vocational Expert Witness: Cottle, Robert, Ph.D.

The Vocational Expert Witness: Sanrda Schuster, M.P.A.

The “New” Role for Vocational Rehabilitation in the California Workers’ Compensation System: A Comprehensive Vocational Rehabilitation Evaluation by Robert Hall, Ph.D. CRC, CDMS

Volume Practice v. Small Practice: Some Lessons from the School of Hard Knocks by Marjory Harris, Esq.

Voucher


W

Watson, Tracy
• An Injured Worker’s “Across the Border” Odyssey into Insurer Absurdity
• Legal Marketing and the Web: Tips on how to increase your presence and clients
• The History of Workers' Compensation  Part I
• The History of Workers' Compensation  Part II

WC Disabled: What went wrong on the road to reform?

WCAB

Weil, Lawrence, M.D.: Pain Management

Why waste money on med-legal bill review?: Brissman, Jon C., Esq.

Williams, Barry J., Esq.

Witnesses

Wixen, Brad, Esq.: The Distinction between Rating Methodology and Diagnostic Protocol

Work Restrictions

Work, return to

Workers' Compensation Appeals Board

Workers' Compensation Disabled: What Went Wrong on the Road to Reform? by Marjory Harris, Esq.
• Apportionment: Science or Science Fiction?
• Carving Up PD
• Carving Up PD II
• Medical Provider Networks: Journey through the Labyrinth
• PD Pain Under SB 899
• PD Pain Under SB 899: Part II

Work Impairment and Disability: How Should Vocational Rehabilitation Providers be Utilized by Robert Hall, Ph.D. CRC, CDMS

Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Portal: A Ray of Hope for Improved MSA Review Efficiency
By Steve Chapman and Gregg Chapman, Esq.

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Young, Julius, Esq.: Medical Treatment Under WC


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