Current Newsletters

CALIFORNIA STATE AUDITOR’S FINDINGS

California State Auditor Elaine M. Howle, C.P.A., issued a report dated 11/19/19 to the Governor of California, President Pro Tem of the Senate, and the Speaker of the Assembly. In this report, she reported:   “As directed by the Joint Legislative...

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CARVE-OUT AND FALL-OUT

The California Supreme Court, on August 23, 2018, issued its opinion affirming a Court of Appeal’s judgment dealing with the concept of Utilization Review and Independent Medical Review and the limitations placed on employee remedies for work-related...

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The “Firefighter Rule”

Many diseases or other medical problems involve various risk factors in their mani­fes­tation or devel­op­ment. As scientific knowledge and the corresponding literature expand for particular conditions, a greater awareness occurs.  However, treating...

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OVERVIEW AND PREPARATION

Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his 2/9/19 State of the State address, commented:   “There’s another urgent moral issue we must confront: the homelessness epi­demic. So many of California’s homeless — whether they're families, veterans, victims of rent spikes,...

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