California workers’ comp system News

California Workers’ Comp Medical Payments Declined Again in 2018

Medical payments in California’s workers’ compensation system continued to decline in 2018 as the medical payments per claim decreased, according to a report from the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California. The WCIRB released its California Workers’ Compensation Aggregate …

Lawsuit Alleges California Workers’ Comp System Biased Against Women

California’s workers’ compensation system discriminates against women by judging benefits on the basis of stereotypes and ignoring harm done to women – such as refusing permanent benefits when a woman loses a breast to cancer, according to a lawsuit filed …