Hanna, California Law of Employee Injuries and Workers' Compensation

All the case-winning guidance you need to successfully prepare and handle each stage of workers' compensation cases and related proceedings.

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All the case-winning guidance you need to successfully prepare and handle each stage of workers' compensation cases and related proceedings, both pre- and post-SB 899. Complete coverage of the substantive and procedural aspects of the law, combined with a practical guide to every stage of a case. Includes the text of relevant regulations, tested forms with explanatory comments, and the Post-SB 899 Permanent Disability Rating Schedule.

Topics covered include:
•    Determining whether an injury arose out of employment
•    Temporary and permanent disability
•    Lien claims
•    Worker's compensation insurance
•    Third-party claims
•    Medicare and workers' compensation
•    Permanent Disability under Post-SB 899 Rating Schedule

First published in 1966 by Warren L. Hanna (Original Edition).

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Table of contents

 Division I Substantive Principles 

Chapter 1 The California Workers' Compensation System

Chapter 2 Workers' Compensation And Employers' Liability Insurance

Chapter 3 Employment Relationships Covered By Workers' Compensation

Chapter 4 The Relationship Between Injury And Employment

Chapter 5 Medical And Hospital Treatment

Chapter 6 Earnings As The Basis For Determining Benefits

Chapter 7 Temporary Disability Benefits

Chapter 8 Permanent Disability Benefits

Chapter 9 Death Benefits And Dependency

Chapter 10 Added Benefits, Penalties, And Other Remedies

Chapter 11 Actions Against The Employer Under State Law And Third-Party Tort Actions

Chapters 12-19 [Reserved]

Chapter 20 Attorneys And Attorney's Fees

Division II Practice And Procedure

Chapter 21 Jurisdiction

Chapter 22 Medical-Legal Procedure

Chapter 23 Informal Assistance With Claims And General Features Of Appeals Board Procedure

Chapter 24 Time Limitations

Chapter 25 Analyzing, Preparing, And Filing The Claim

Chapter 26 Prehearing And Hearing Procedure

Chapter 27 The Award And Its Enforcement

Chapter 28 Reconsideration

Chapter 29 Compromise And Release Agreements

Chapter 30 Liens And Lien Enforcement

Chapter 31 Supplementary And Collateral Proceedings

Chapter 32 Procedure In Permanent Disability Cases

Chapter 33 Arbitration And Special Fact-Finding Proceedings

Chapter 34 Judicial Review

Chapter 35 Vocational Rehabilitation

Division III Rules, Regulations, And Forms

Appendix A Industrial Medical Council Regulations

Appendix B Administrative Director Rules & Court Administrative Rules

Appendix C Workers' Compensation Appeals Board -- Rules Of Practice & Procedure

Appendix D Forms

Appendix E Tables And PDRS

Appendix F DWC/WCAB Policy And Procedural Manual