California Workers' Compensation Handbook
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Legislative Updates Included. This latest edition of Herlick, California Workers' Compensation Handbook is an ideal resource for employers, insurance professionals, and others involved with workers' compensation issues.
This handy volume includes coverage of SB 863 and SB 899 reform legislation, the WCAB rule changes effective January 1, 2020 and January 1, 2022, COVID-19 board procedures, and the most recent case decisions, as well as detailed examples for figuring out permanent disability under the AMA Guides and the 2005 rating schedule. It also features marginalia referencing the appropriate statutory law and regulations and text references to selected appellate court and Workers' Compensation Appeals Board decisions to ensure quick answers to your workers' compensation questions.
Also used as a teaching manual, this popular handbook covers the operation and interpretation of the law and policies of the California Workers' Compensation Program in a concise, easy-to-follow format. Herlick, California Workers' Compensation Handbook is an essential everyday guide to a complex area of law.
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Table of contents
Ch. 1 The California Plan
Ch. 2 Compensation Coverage–Employment
Ch. 3 Insurance and Self-Insurance
Ch. 4 Medical Treatment
Ch. 5 Compensation Payments
Ch. 6 Permanent Disability
Ch. 7 Death Benefits
Ch. 8 The Injury
Ch. 9 Penalties
Ch. 10 Liens
Ch. 11 Settlements–Compromise and Release
Ch. 12 Damage Suits–Subrogation
Ch. 13 Jurisdiction
Ch. 14 Procedure
Ch. 15 Appeals
Ch. 16 Supplemental Job Displacement Benefits