Congratulations to Team SRTK for joining others in the LA legal community yesterday morning and representing the firm in the Greater Los Angeles Association of Legal Administrators’ (GLA ALA) 11th Annual Justice Jog/Walk 5k & 10k in Century City!
Defend psychiatric claims of injury by establishing the medical opinion does not support the diagnostic criteria for the alleged diagnosis pursuant to the appropriate DSM manual. Also, you can attack a report based on an incomplete history and/or pre-injury GAF score.
On Thursday, a federal judge in Northern California ordered Pain Free Diagnostics Inc. to deposit the $1.2 million it owes in restitution to over 24 defrauded carriers. In an unrelated case, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Southern California obtained a guilty plea from a doctor for accepting kickbacks for prescriptions and therapy.
Today, the California Supreme Court decided in King v. CompPartners that an injured worker’s claims against a utilization review (UR) doctor are exclusively compensable as part of the workers’ compensation system.
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has suspended 11 more medical providers from participation in the California workers’ compensation system. 274 total providers have been suspended thus far in 2018.