Employers and insurers speak of excessive costs and endless litigation while applicant attorneys, doctors and injured workers tell stories of bureaucratic delays and inadequate medical treatment. As the Department of Industrial Relations kicked off its first workers' comp forum in Sacramento, the stakeholders in the system exposed flaws but also gave recommendations. The workers' comp reforms of 2003 and 2004 resulted in cost savings for employers, but Julie Jenkinson of State Compensation Insurance Fund says more money is being spent on lawyers than injured workers. ... Click here for more information.
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