Functional Capacity Exams (FCE) – What You Should Know

What is an FCE? An FCE's is a series of tests to measure your physical capacities to do work after an injury. It is usually conducted after you have had an opportunity to recover and have been released from treatment and will evaluate your strength,...

Best Lawyers Recognizes Thomas Martin for the 19th Year in a Row

Thomas F. Martin, a workers’ compensation lawyer in Orange County, was recognized in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America publication for his work in workers compensation law claimants. Hosted by Best Lawyers, the publication selects it...

An Evening With California’s Next Governor

I've met a lot of politicians over the years – U.S. Presidents, California Governors, and many legislative members. While none of them are perfect, most are very good at expressing themselves on the issues of the day. Then there is Gavin Newso...

KING: SUPREME COURT CRITICAL OF CURRENT UR PROCESS

Utilization Review companies - and the physicians who deny medical treatment requests – eagerly awaited the California Supreme Court decision in King vs. CompPartners, Inc. The court maintained the status quo - Utilization Reviewers cannot be sued fo...

5 Things Uber and Lyft Drivers Need to Know

As the "gig"economy continues to grow in California, companies like Uber and Lyft may claim that their drivers are "independent contractors",and therefore not entitled to workers compensation benefits when they are injured on the job....