Workers' Compensation Section
News from the Section
- Upcoming Webinars:
- Utilizing the MTUS to Get Medical Treatment Approved, Friday, January 30, 2015, 12 noon - 1 p.m.
- The Dirty Dozen – A Rogue’s Gallery of Labor Code Section 5813 Violators, Friday, February 27, 2015, 12 noon- 1 p.m.
Tips for Taking a Doctor's Deposition, Friday, March 20, 2015, 12 noon - 1:30 p.m.
- Now accepting Nominations for the 2015 Awards
New Workers' Compensation Section Member Benefit for 2014! 6 Hours of Free MCLE in 2014
- Workers' Comp Section Members - Did you know that many of the significant articles from the Workers' Compensation Section E-News are now posted in our Members Only Area? See a full listing of what's available at Workers' Compensation Section E-News.
- Online CLE
- Save Money with CEB
Utilizing the MTUS to Get Medical Treatment Approved
Friday, January 30, 2015, 12 noon - 1 p.m.
This program offers 1 hour participatory MCLE credit and 1 hour legal specialization credit in Workers' Compensation Law. You must register in advance in order to participate.
The MTUS is the instruction book for medical treatment authorization. Every workers’ compensation doctor and attorney must know how to use it. However, often the doctor does not address the MTUS when requesting authorization. Then, the attorney does not address the MTUS when appealing the UR denial. These problems combine and result in the denial of treatment. It doesn’t have to be that way,
Speaker: Hon. Noah Tempkin, Sacramento, WCAB
The Dirty Dozen – A Rogue’s Gallery of Labor Code Section 5813 Violators
Friday, February 27, 2015, 12 noon- 1 p.m.
This program offers 1 participatory MCLE credits and 1 hour Legal Specialization credit in Workers’ Compensation Law. You must register in advance in order to participate.
PJ McGill presents this entertaining look at sanction cases and provides insight to how you can avoid becoming a member of this notorious group!
Tips for Taking a Doctor's Deposition
Friday, March 20, 2015, 12 noon - 1:30 p.m.
This program offers 1.5 hours participatory MCLE credit and 1.5 hour legal specialization credit in Workers' Compensation Law. You must register in advance in order to participate.
Learn advanced techniques to obtain optimum results when taking a physician's deposition. All aspects of deposition strategy will be examined with applicable checklists to insure all issues are addressed accurately and in a way that will constitute substantial evidence.
- Dr. Steven Feinberg
- Richard M. "Jake" Jacobsmeyer
- Jay Shergill
Now accepting Nominations for the 2015 Awards
Nominations are now open for the 2015 Steve Jimenez Memorial Special Recognition awards. See Steve Jimenez Memorial Special Recognition Awards for more information. Deadline: March 2, 2015
6 Hours of Self-Study CLE in the Specialty Areas -- Complimentary for Members of the Workers' Compensation Section!
As a 2014 benefit of Section membership, we are pleased to offer six hours of MCLE credit, offering credit in all of the MCLE subfields.
If you were purchasing these courses individually in our Online Catalog, they would cost $210 -- so that's your Section membership more than paid for, and then some!
Just watch these programs, and keep a record of having done so in the event you're audited for MCLE compliance.
You can access these programs and the accompanying written materials any time this year in the Members Only Area.
Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession
Detection and Prevention of Substance Abuse and Emotional Distress
- Coping with the Unique Challenges of Legal Practice
- Avoiding the State Bar Disciplinary System
- Client Trust Accounting Fundamentals
- Ethical Implications for Lawyers in Cyberspace and Social Media
- Ethics and Civility: Want an Extension? Forget about It!
See Online CLE and click on Workers' Compensation to find out how you can get online participatory MCLE credit for Workers' Compensation programs at your convenience. Choose from a wide selection of State Bar of California MCLE programs at both modem and broadband connection speeds. For information about other options for CLE credit, see Education .
Save Money with CEB
Continuing Education of the Bar, California (CEB) is extending some special discount offers to our section. As a member of the Workers' Compensation Section, you're eligible for:
- 10% off selected CEB print or online books
- A rebate on your section dues that can be applied to the cost of a CEB Gold CLE Passport or a CLE program ticket
A complete list of the products eligible for a discount is available on a CEB web page accessible through our Members Only Area . Information about the section dues rebate program can be found on the CEB Web site .
Workers' Compensation Section
The State Bar of California
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639