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The Intoxication Defense and You

Those of us who defend claims are familiar with most of the defenses based on the “conditions of compensation” found in Labor Code Section 3600, such as “initial physical aggressor”, injury occurring during commission of a felony, etc. In other words, a claim is not compensable if it fails one of these “conditions of compensation.”


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Exempt Drugs and Utilization Review

The latest argument being advanced by the applicant community is that “exempt” medications are not subjected to Utilization Review. We disagree.


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The Fruits of Our Labor

September is the month in which we celebrate Labor Day and the end of summer with a three-day weekend.  Labor Day, which became an official federal holiday in 1894, is a day set aside to commemorate the American labor movement and the struggles, conversations, and compromises between employers, employees, and the broader society, that led


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Mullen & Filippi Client Seminar 2018 – Master the Workers’ Compensation Puzzle

During this series of seminars, we will help you Master the Workers’ Compensation Puzzle. Part of the puzzle pieces you will receive include an Inside View of CAAA 2018; Moves of the WCAB; Roadmap to Early Resolution and the Non-IBR Dispute Process. By the end of the afternoon, your puzzle will be complete providing you with the tools necessary to defend your claims. Read more to register.


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