CALIFORNIA WORKERS TORPEDOED AGAIN.  Bummer! What has the Governor Done?! Concussion Alerts!

This news seems to be a purely malicious and well planned act of really bad practice by all complicit parties?  #WorkCompStinks!  Secret Tribunals, Fatalities and extreme abuse of the WorkingClass for the profits of the few.  “WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW.  EXPECT US. JOIN US.”   READ AND SHARE THIS BLOG.  START YOUR OWN.  
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This is actually heinous news–utterly odious and wicked!  The money trail might suspiciously lead from NFL related enterprises?….to …. where?  Nawwww, that couldn’t happen, could it?
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Can the President please send in the National Guard to protect California Workers now, or must more be tortured, maimed, and have their lives destroyed and shortened by WorkCompsters for the profits of the few?

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CHRISTINE BAKER HOLIDAY DIR PARTY
“No Reporters Allowed…” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0M6m8S1OoH0

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Why does California demand that Orthopedic Surgeons be the primary treating doctors for BRAIN INJURED WORKERS?  Nobody in Sacramento has ever head of ACOEM and MTUS and NIH for guidelines on treatment?  Doesn’t California WorkComp have any PHYSIATRISTS either to refer brain injured workers to?  
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The WCAB and defense teams seem to act like that’s a made up word when such is requested as a PTP!  WorkComp neurologists are essentially clueless about brains, not even knowing that vision and hearing are functions of the brain!  D’oh!  7th Grade Kids seem to know more about brains than California QME/QME “Neurologists” and CorVel/Maximus “doctors.”
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Looks like the GOV may have had a lapse of memory on his Oath of Office in his attempts at chivalry and Ms Baker?  “Our Goal Is Back To Work”??  
REALLY?  COMPLETE SYSTEM FAIL!  EXPENSIVE AND COMPLETE SYSTEM FAIL!
PS:   “Mischief” is not the same as COLLUSION AND CORRUPTION, JUST SO WE ARE CLEAR!
 

(We wonder who pays for the Private–no journàlists allowed — DIR holiday party THIS YEAR? Last year, Youtube has some pretty …interesting….footage of ‘this is a private party’)  

No Reporters Allowed By CA DIR Director Baker At “Private Event” On Cal-Osha & Workers Comp

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I don’t think the Gov’s “Oath of Office” promotes Chivalry to Ms. Baker, DIR, WCAB, Insurance Industries before the Common Good, does it? I could be wrong…. WorkComp does seems to have it’s own rules, courts and subsidies, huh, operating outside the Constitution of The United States of America on multiple issues, doesn’t it?  Outside the California Constitution on multiple issues, as well.  
 
Is there a Civil Rights lawyer in the house?  Has the BIA – Brain Injury Association of America been consulted?  Have any Injured Workers been consulted? Was CAAA consulted?   How about the leading mouth-pieces for the industry?  
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Does ProPublica know about this?  Sounds like a PS to THE DEMOLITION OF WORKERS COMPENSATION!
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We, the People, want the names, ranks and salaries of the parties to this action, please and thank you.
 
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Let’s watch the unfolding drama. Investigations and Indictments seem to be in order. Will DOJ and FBI investigate these suspicious acts? We can continue to wait and wait and wait and hope. 
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California needs Federal Overseers of WorkComp practices to protect the Working Class, and we need it NOW!
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I am not too alarmed, however.  WorkComp doesn’t  seem to have any neuropsychologists to refer Injured Worker’s to anyway, for at least the past ten years, based on input from Injured Workers in Southern California.
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Orthopedic Surgeons seem to be the norm to be designated as treating doctors, and they joyfully report they have no knowledge of brain injuries.  
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(This seems to be a very weak link in their practices, since accidents with broken bones often can include head injuries…. their Society might take a closer look, or, like NFL, involve the cardiologists? D’oh!  )
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CAAA practices don’t seem to be much better or stronger when it comes to brain injuries; some of their members do as much harm as those paid to harm injured workers, through willful ignorance or ‘not enough money in it’ syndromes)
GRAVY TRAIN WRECK
 
Last year, one case, defense tried to send the TBI survivor to a neuropsychologist for yet another evaluation–one who admitted hadn’t treated brain injury patients for over seven years…  Just apparently real busy and profitable doing evaluations for Work Compsters.  [
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The three neuropsychologists who evaluated this injured worker (two in 2012, one in 2014) were all approved/authorized outside of the alleged MPN.  
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The adjuster apparently had no clue as to what type of doctor to send the Injured Worker to, and the EAP program (that IW was originally referred to a Clinical Psychologist) was a bit of good luck, as that CP doctor had tremendous brain injury knowledge, as his own son was recovering from a devastating brain injury, with the help of an interdisciplinary team of doctors and specialists.  
That clinical psychologist helped walked the rookie adjuster through the process, clearly describing the dangers and the needs for immediate and appropriate medical care.  The Injured Worker had to pay for the MRI’s recommended in both 2012 and again in 2014.  
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WorkComp peeps seem to dispute the location of the brain, and attempt to pretend it is not a body part.
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WorkComp seems to approve primarily Orthopedic Surgeons and Chiropractors for brain injury, with a little PT and 40 or so face to face evaluations, and countless re-evalulations by CorVel doctors—who also seem to know little to nothing about brains.  
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It took nearly 3 years for the mentioned Injured Worker to get to a speech therapist and occupational therapist (3-6 months treatment were required, 16 days were authorized, then extended another 8).  
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One of the WorkComp leased/owned neurologists suggested that since care had been denied for two years (at that time) and since the injured worker was female and over the age of 35, no treatment was deemed necessary, contrary to all medical evidence.
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The primary treating doctor since Feb 2013 has been an orthopedic surgeon, and the bulk of the denying Corvell doctors have been orthopedic surgeons. WorkComp neurologists and CorvVel and Maximus doctors seem to be simply clueless about head injuries…..or are they paid to just look the other way and write false reports to ensure denial of medical care.  
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Responses from DIR over the course will be located and  forwarded  to appropriate authorities.  Seems this situation may call for intervention, finally, by DOJ/FBI.  
TBI MEANWHILE IN AMERICA

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FRIENDS DON’T LET FRIENDS STAY IGNORANT.  This article could have the effect of being a call to all Americans to see the movie, CONCUSSION, in December, and search google for the facts they are hiding.  DARPA is spending gazillions on brain research….. Doesn’t Sacramento stay in touch with the DARPA peeps either?  D’oh! 
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ASK ABOUT WORKERS COMP GRAVY TRAINS AND CORRUPTION NOW

 

WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW THANK YOU

#WorkComp Surveys…. Pros or Cons?

QUESTION: What’s up with the WorkComp “surveys”…Looks like “Big Money” is behind them. What do you think?  Maybe it’s a ‘good thing’?

WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW. CARRY ON AND ON AND ON.

 Do your own research; Draw Your Own Conclusions!  Here’s more to get started…

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“Share Your Workers’ Comp Story”

http://www.propublica.org/article/the-demolition-of-workers-compensation

“As part of our ongoing investigation, we invite you to tell us about your experience navigating the workers’ comp system. Have something we should look into?”

Share Your Story

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ONE ANSWER:  “If you mean the reports by ProPublica and OSHA, you’ll have to ask them. I think these are done periodically to see what is going on with workers’ comp.”

“OSHA has federal dollars behind it, and ProPublica probably has to raise funds or has endowments that allow it to operate.”

Light research:

“This story was reported in partnership between NPR News Investigation’s Howard Berkes and Michael Grabell of ProPublica, an investigative journalism organization.”

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“A few hours after ProPublica and NPR issued the first in a series of reports about workers’ compensation “reforms” sweeping the country, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration coincidentally released a paper linking workplace injuries to income inequality.”

“The OSHA paper and ProPublica/NPR stories come to similar conclusions about how some injured workers have been affected by a decade of changes in workers’ compensation laws, including cutbacks in benefits and more difficulty in getting benefits.”

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Well, I filled out both surveys, and will keep you posted if anybody gets in touch….or if it’s just a black-hole for collection and round up…

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#Anonymous Precedes Unanimous!

Here’s some Facebook humor, for what it’s worth:

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Here’s my story…. sad but true…. https://askaboutworkerscompgravytrains.com/list-of-posts.

DATE OF Initial INJURY: 1/9/2012 – Repeated failures to provide medically necessary treatment. Designated primary doctor Orthopedic Surgeon–FOR A HEAD INJURY!

DIAGNOSIS: CLOSED HEAD INJURY, CONCUSSION, TBI, PTSD, ETC.  [see blogs for more details on diagnosis and denied medical care]

Thousands and thousands of dollars spent on reports and evaluations; malicious, callous and willful DEFENSE AND CARRIER disregard of repeated requests for medically necessary treatment. Repeated failures to pay TTD in 2012 and 2013, and in 2014, carrier settled with State for EDD paid disability at a severe discount, leaving injured worker to rely on Salvation Army and continuing attempts for Social Security Disability assistance, while exhausting all personal resources for life-saving treatments and devices…. more than $30K out of pocket spent, and continued refusals to participate in interactive process for possible Return To Work, and employer failures/refusals to demand #ClaimAudit…. File churning, delays, denials seem the norm, Allegations of age, gender, disability, civil rights and ADA violations by extensive network of fraudsters also. Welcome to Nobody Cares….. https://askaboutworkerscompgravytrains.com/list-of-posts/

How can InjuredWorkers Survive #WorkComp in America? It’s time for #DomesticTortureReports

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Are you LinkedIn?  Here are some further thoughts, and do follow the above stories and reports…. be sure to read the comments.  It’s easy to see the industry provocateurs, huh?   More than one attorney and ‘investigative journalist’ who work for the insurance side have told me it’s all my fault I have been denied medically necessary treatments FOR OVER 3 YEARS…..   Well, you know #WorkComp….. that ‘small community’ has their own ‘little rules’ to follow……and they are well-paid for following orders, aren’t they?

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ITS WE US OR THEM

Watch it again, and tell your friends and neighbors. Defense Against the #Psychopath (Full length) –
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gd6P1Ue2aGg

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 We are the Media Now, by any and every means necessary.  Blogging, Vlogging, Posting, Tweeting…

#WorkComp is NOT an Employee Benefit….. It’s a killing machine based on the business model of

PROFITS BEFORE LIVES……  Is history repeating itself?  Ask any Injured Worker!

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http://www.drjaudy.com/patient-testimonials/linda-a-testimonial/

 

MARCH IS BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH… YEP… EVERYDAY IS BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS FOR A BRAIN INJURY SURVIVOR…

WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW.

Has anybody else been to a doctor who practices ‘functional neurology’? It’s very scientifically based… no guesswork, no drugs.

Blogging and Vlogging are other ways we can tell our stories…. Here’s a video from 2012, after some excellent ‘functional neurology’ treatments in Palm Desert, California. Of course, the defense firm threatened the doctor and told him to stop treating me, and continued to refuse to provide any medical care for the first 2.5 years, finally got some speech therapy, vision therapy, and occupational therapy via work comp for a few days, when months were requested…. For you info…. document your stories….. we’re all fighting for our lives, and those who follow…. Carry on!

Acupuncture has also been extremely helpful since August 2013, along with neuro-vision prism lenses and therapies, no thanks to the insurance carrier.

Currently, I am most grateful for the Coastline Acquired Brain Injury Program in Newport Beach…. an incredible organization with experts in the field of brains and compensatory strategies.

For what it’s worth…. more to follow…

InjuredWorkersUnited SILENT NO MORE
WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW….. CARRY ON!

WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW…. MARCH IS BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH…..

EVERY DAY IS BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS FOR SURVIVORS!

Every day is a fight for life for anybody stuck in the WorkComp System of PROFITS BEFORE LIVES……while those who know, conveniently look away from the corruption……falsely believing it could never happen to them….

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You’re probably not going to LIKE THIS either… “SPECIOUS”… Seriously?

“You’re not going to like it — your future is specious at best.”

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  • FOLLOW DAVID and Friends ON LINKEDIN, TWITTER, AND EVEN FACEBOOK…..
  • Be ProActive…. Comment on their daily blogs….. some will even remind you of Richard Bach’s ILLUSIONS, ADVENTURES OF A RELUCTANT MESSIAH….  (Boomers will know!)

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December 2012: Orthopedic Surgeons designated repeatedly by WorkComp to treat Traumatic Brain Injuries? Work Comp repeatedly refused to designate a Physiatrist, Neuro-Psychologist, or Neurologist as PTP…. and work comp neurologists are not current on brains… and don’t even know that vision is with the brain, not the eyes; defense firm and work comp info and assistance officer struggle with the fact that the brain is a “body part” in the head region.  D’oh!

MARCH IS BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH

D’oh! http://www.drjaudy.com/patient-testimonials/linda-a-testimonial/

  • Linda Ayres

    Linda Ayres‘s comments on David’s post in Jon Gelman’s LinkedIn group; Read it all here:

    Jon, David and Peter…thank you for the work that you and your esteemed colleagues do. (We’ll leave out mention of the knuckleheads, for now!) Your left brain attention is most assuredly needed in this fight for lives.

    May I respectfully suggest that you create a national avenue of communication to ‘pick the brains’ of the Injured Workers most violated, harmed and prematurely dead as a consequence of the current system.

    What you don’t know, or what it’s politically incorrect to see, IS still killling us, in greater numbers.

    lisa and bart the whole damn system is wrong

    ASK YOUR QUESTIONS; WE’LL TELL YOU THE TRUTH BECAUSE IT’S THE RIGHT THING TO DO.

    I’ve been working since 1969….never before touched by this vile system of WorkComp until 2012…. Alrighty then:

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    It has nearly destroyed my life since a witnessed slip and fall of January 9, 2012 that resulted in a traumatic brain injury, while thousands and thousands and thousands of dollars were ‘spent’ on evaluations that resulted in little-to-none medically necessary treatment. The file still churns. I’ve spent more than $30,000, and lost more than that since I haven’t been able to return to work (despite valiant attempts at accommodations, trials, pleas!)  trying to stay alive and dodge these WorkCompsters….

    It’s time for change.   Any of you who believe the propaganda that InjuredWorkers are “on the dole”… TRY LIVING WITHOUT AN INCOME FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS…. BECAUSE THE STATE LET’S THE INSURANCE CARRIERS GET AWAY WITH  NOT ONLY FAILING TO PROVIDE MEDICALLY NECESSARY TREATMENTS, BUT ALSO WITH REFUSING TO PAY TTD, THEN GIVES THEM BIG BONUSES UPON NEGOTIATED RESTITUTION…. 

    Maybe David and pals can create a “WorkCompCentral – INJURED WORKERS FORUM”….  In the interim, do check out NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INJURED AND DISABLED WORKERS …. all over social media…  NAIDW.org

    I can assure each of you, I’m not the only one with an axe grind and a deeply felt wish for Doctor’s Trials to include complicit vendors, including lawyers.

    It was experience in the first 2.5 years post-injury that those who profit by worker injuries are afraid to speak to us….. as it causes severe cognitive dissonance for them.

    I, myself, have been subjected to some pretty vile verbal attacks by both attorneys, info and assistance officers, industry leased/owned doctors, and by long-term alleged injured workers, who act more like industry trolls than peers in a Fight for Freedom as Prisoners of WorkComp Wars.

    Meanwhile, #InjuredWorkers ARE Uniting…we know ‘where the bodies are’….and we have clues to “who dunnit”…

    Let me know if I can be of any assistance in creating more a communication flow between both sides…. after all, we’re Americans, right? HOME OF THE BRAVE….and WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW… till last gasps….

    Let’s keep track of industry peeps who are naughty and nice in 2015!  SUBMIT INFO FOR COMP LAUDE AWARDS – 2015!    Save the Date – December 5, 2015…… Maybe we’ll see YOU at an InjuredWorkers Table!

    PS:  David, can you offer a discount to Injured Workers?  Maybe if accompanied by a doctor, lawyer, or other provider? 😀  Can you make it virtual, for those who find travel too challenging?  Can you make it national this year?  International next year? Peeps in Canada, UK, Japan and elsewhere have some of the very same problems… oh…maybe because some of those Players are global in scope, some of the same crowd that Stole America’s homes?  Nawww, too coincidental, huh?

    Nominations for Comp Laude Categories

    PS I have another Court Hearing coming up for yet another evaluation…. defense firm apparently didn’t like any of the neuro-psych reports since 2012…. SHOP CHURN SHOP…. District Attorney’s office said the complaints had ‘some merit’… back in 2013…. still waiting for further word there, too.   Who pays for the Judge’s time?

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     WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW…. BE CREATIVE.  BE HUMAN.