CAAA is pleased with the appointment of Christine Baker to the position of Director of DIR. We will continue to work with Director Baker and her staff to solve the problems caused by the failed policies of the prior Administration. We will continue to...
Published 12-12-2011 10:41 AM by caaaAdmin
 
Governor Brown Announces Appointments Ronnie Caplane, 63, of Oakland, has been appointed chair of the Workers Compensation Appeals Board, where she has served as a member since 2003. She was a freelance writer and columnist for the Piedmonter and the...
Published 12-07-2011 1:52 PM by caaaAdmin
 
By Mark Gearheart, Esq. On October 26, 2011, the California Supreme Court issued an order denying defendants’ Petition for Review of the First District Court of Appeal’s opinion in Ogilvie v. City and County of San Francisco . The Appellate...
Published 10-27-2011 1:29 PM by caaaAdmin
 
The California Supreme Court issued its decision today in Baker v. WCAB, addressing the issue of when the cost of living adjustments (COLA) contained in Labor Code Section 4659(c) are first calculated for payments of permanent total disability and life...
Published 08-12-2011 10:42 AM by caaaAdmin
 
The California Applicants’ Attorneys Association (CAAA), whose members represent Californians injured while doing their jobs, today welcomed Governor Brown’s appointee as Administrative Director (AD) of the Division of Workers’ Compensation...
Published 07-19-2011 7:03 PM by caaaAdmin
 
SACRAMENTO - The Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee today passed AB 1155 (Alejo), which bans race, gender and age discrimination in awarding disability compensation to workers injured on the job by a 5 to 1 vote. The measure now goes to the...
Published 07-07-2011 3:11 PM by caaaAdmin
 
Two-Year Temporary Disability Limit Harms Severely Injured Workers: Extend Insurance for the Seriously Injured; Assembly Insurance Committee to Consider AB 947 (Solorio) Temporary Disability insurance frequently ends before recovery from serious work...
Published 05-04-2011 2:45 PM by caaaAdmin
 
The California Supreme Court issued its decision today in Baker v. WCAB, addressing the issue of when the cost of living adjustments (COLA) contained in Labor Code Section 4659(c) are first calculated for payments of permanent total disability and life...
Published 08-12-2011 10:42 AM by caaaAdmin
 
 
The California Applicants’ Attorneys Association (CAAA), whose members represent Californians injured while doing their jobs, today welcomed Governor Brown’s appointee as Administrative Director (AD) of the Division of Workers’ Compensation...
Published 07-19-2011 7:03 PM by caaaAdmin
 
 
SACRAMENTO - The Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee today passed AB 1155 (Alejo), which bans race, gender and age discrimination in awarding disability compensation to workers injured on the job by a 5 to 1 vote. The measure now goes to the...
Published 07-07-2011 3:11 PM by caaaAdmin
 
Insurers Own Expenses Consume More Than 35% of Workers’ Compensation Insurance Payout Fastest Rising Costs: Overruling Doctors’ Recommended Care SACRAMENTO, CA – Advocates for injured workers today released a chart showing that workers’...
Published 06-21-2011 4:06 PM by caaaAdmin
 
OFF OUR KNEES: Hotel Housekeepers Win CalOSHA Citation and Sen. Appropriations Support to End “On Your Knees” Bathroom Cleaning and Backbreaking Bed-Making Practices CalOSHA citation, committee approval Boost De León Bill to End “Modern...
Published 06-03-2011 11:36 AM by caaaAdmin
 
 
BILL BANS BIAS IN DISABILITY CLAIMS: Alejo Bill Prohibits Insurers from Penalizing Ethnic Minorities, Women, Older Workers SACRAMENTO - The Assembly today passed the California Applicants’ Attorneys Association (CAAA) sponsored AB 1155 (Alejo),...
Published 05-16-2011 11:23 AM by caaaAdmin
 
 
Two-Year Temporary Disability Limit Harms Severely Injured Workers: Assembly Insurance Committee Passes AB 947 (Solorio), Extends Disability Insurance for the Seriously Injured SACRAMENTO, CA - The Assembly Insurance Committee today passed AB 947 (Solorio...
Published 05-09-2011 3:35 PM by caaaAdmin
 
 
In case you missed it… Sacramento Bee Bill targeting hotel worker injuries OK'd by California Senate panel Apr. 14, 2011 Nenita Ibe said the pain from a workplace injury wakes her up every night and makes it difficult to wash her hair and do...
Published 04-14-2011 12:12 PM by caaaAdmin
 
California Applicants Attorneys Affiliate with International Brotherhood of Teamsters to Prevent Workplace Injuries, Improve Medical Care and Disability Compensation for Those Hurt on the Job By Barry Hinden, President, California Applicants’ Attorneys...
Published 02-25-2011 2:25 PM by caaaAdmin
 
 

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