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November 2010 Archives

11/23 - A Brief Summary of California Workers' Compensation News

Today's post will briefly examine workers' compensation defense news from around the state.

OSHA: Retail Stores Need Proper Crowd Management Over Holidays

Next Friday, people all over the United States will gather outside the front doors of major retail stores and other establishments for the official start of so-called "Black Friday" sales. While these sales offer substantial savings, they also present potential safety hazards to store employees if the rather large crowds are not properly managed. Unfortunately, this can lead to serious injuries, decreased production and the potential need for legal assistance from a workers' compensation defense attorney.

CWCI: Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Decline by 9% in 2009

Recent workers' compensation defense posts discussed the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) release of the 2009 Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses. While this survey identified trends on a national level, noticeably absent was in-depth information regarding the incidence of workplace injuries and illnesses among California employees.

10 Years for Orange Co. Contractor Convicted of Work Comp Fraud

In a very interesting workers' compensation defense story, a Laguna Hills man has been sentenced by an Orange County judge to 10 years in prison for orchestrating what prosecutors called one of the largest work comp fraud schemes in California history.

WCIRB: Work Comp Premiums Continue to Mount in First Half of 2010

In recent workers' compensation defense news, a report by the Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California (WCIRB) has revealed both good news and bad news for employers. The bad news? The cost of work comp premiums has risen over the first half of the year. The good news? The amount of the increase was relatively minor.

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