May 23 How to Use an Emergency Eyewash Station May 11 $40 Million Workers' Compensation Scam in Orange County Apr 18 What Is and Isn't Eligible for Workers' Compensation Apr 5 How To Dispute An Impairment Rating In A California Workers' Comp Claim Mar 28 Filing Workers' Comp: A Step-by-Step Guide Mar 7 Work-Related Car Accidents Jan 26 Occupational Hearing Loss Jan 10 Chemical Exposure on the Job: What You Need to Know "Can I Receive Workers' Comp Benefits Permanently?" "How long can I receive benefits?" This question is usually on the forefront of injured worker's minds ... Do You Need an Attorney For a Work-Related Injury? The Laws and Regulations have dramatically changed in workers’ compensation. The changes that have occurred have ... California's Weekly Average Wage Rises The California Workers’ Compensation Institute has reported that the State Average Weekly Wage increased slightly ... New Lawsuit Claims CA Workers' Comp Discriminates Against Women A new lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court asserts that our state's workers' compensation system ... 2017 (8 posts) May (2 posts) April (2 posts) March (2 posts) January (2 posts) 2016 (25 posts) December (1 posts) November (2 posts) October (2 posts) September (2 posts) August (2 posts) July (2 posts) June (3 posts) May (2 posts) April (2 posts) March (2 posts) February (3 posts) January (2 posts) 2015 (5 posts) December (2 posts) November (2 posts) October (1 posts) Firm News (2) Workers' Compensation (31) Recent Posts Most Popular Archives Categories Blog Posts in May, 2016 Blog Home How Do I Prepare For An IME? Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 20-May-2016 When there are issues or disputes over your workers’ compensation benefits, you’ll be asked to undergo an independent medical exam (IME). These exams are done by the doctor your employer or employer’s insurance company hires – he or she will ask you about your condition, the accident, and the extent of your impairment. Because the outcome of an IME can significantly impact ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Report: CA Workers' Comp Opioid Prescriptions Still Prominent, Decreasing Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 9-May-2016 The prescription of opioid painkillers has become a disturbingly common part of workers' compensation benefits, especially here in California. A new report from California Workers' Compensation Institute has found that, while opioid prescriptions remain a prominent part of California's workers' comp system, the number of prescriptions overall is decreasing. As Business Insurance ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 2 results found. Viewing page 1 of 1.