|California Division of Workers’ Compensation Announces Temporary Total Disability Rates for 2020 |
By Lonce Lamonte and the DIR DWC Newsline - September 12, 2019
The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announces that the 2020 minimum and maximum temporary total disability (TTD) rates will increase on January 1, 2020. The minimum TTD rate will increase from $187.71 to $200.13 and the maximum TTD rate will increase from $1,251.38 to $1,334.17 per week.
Labor Code section 4453(a) (10) requires the rate for TTD be increased by an amount equal to percentage increase in the State Average Weekly Wage (SAWW) as compared to the prior year. The SAWW is defined as the average weekly wage paid to employees covered by unemployment insurance as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor for California for the 12 months ending March 31st in the year preceding the injury. In the 12 months ending March 31, 2019, the SAWW increased from $1,242.78 to $1,325.00 – an increase of 6.61581 percent.
|California Division of Workers’ Compensation Posts Adjustment to Official Medical Fee Schedule Inpatient Hospital Section to Conform to Medicare Changes |
By Lonce Lamonte and the DWC Newsline - September 6, 2019
The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has posted an adjustment to the inpatient hospital s...
|California Division of Workers’ Compensation Posts Order Adopting Updates to Medical Treatment Guidelines|
By Editor Lonce Lamonte and the California Department of Industrial Relations' Newsline - September 5, 2019
The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has Read More
|Ben Sample Arrest And Conviction|
By APEX Investigation - September 4, 2019
September 4, 2019 - Los Angeles, CA- Benjamin Sample, a 69-year-old male bus driver for MV Transportation, file...
|To A Veteran I Knew And Remember On Memorial Day|
By Jorge Alexandria - May 27, 2019
On this Memorial Day weekend in May of 2019, while we all gather to enjoy our barbecues, families, and...
|Sheri Lawrence Joins Sempra Energy As Employee Care Services Manager After 29 Years Of Workers' Compensation Claims Experience|
By Lonce Lamonte - August 21, 2018
Sheri Lawrence began on July 23rd 2018 as the Employee Care Services Manager at Sempra Energy, Southern Ca...
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