California Workers’ Compensation Law Draws Scrutiny with NFL Case

 Wednesday, July 6, 2011

 Insurance Journal

A leading Republican in the California State Legislature said he will push for an overhaul of a state labor law that makes the Golden State a magnet for workers’ compensation claims by injured former professional football players. Curt Hagman, the ranking Republican member on the Assembly Committee on Insurance, said it is “outrageous” that the state’s workers’ compensation framework allows retired professional athletes with no significant nexus to California to file claims for long-term injuries in the state.
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