California Workers' Compensation Claims and Benefits
Here you can access 50 years of knowledge and experience. Whether you are new to Workers' Compensation or a seasoned professional, you will benefit from this Edition. Hon. David W. O’Brien, Retired Workers' Compensation Administrative Law Judge, has been writing this text over the last four decades. He is now joined in this effort an editorial team that maintains and uploads the new content online and daily.
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Here is how the text is organized:
•10.0 Introduction to California Workers' Compensation
•20.0 Substantive Provisions
•30.0 Claims Process
•40.0 Litigation Process
•50.0 Penalties and Extraordinary Remedies
•60.0 Credits, Offsets and Third Party Recoveries
•70.0 Insurance, Self-Insurance and Securing Payment for Compensation.
Hon. David W. O'Brien (WCALJ, Retired)