Fifth Amendment or Fifth Attorney – WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE IN WORKCOMP?

Dear Tina:

Thank you again for the hotel discount vouchers. I am heading out to Newport Beach shortly, but I had promised Stewart Reubens of Grancell that I would respond to his recent emails by today. That was compounded and exacerbated by the unbelievable denial of medical care out of Maximus, the California ‘end of the road’ agency. The doctor received ex-parte records and he was either off-his-meds, had too many martinis, or might be subject to drug testing or else? I found other reports by the same doctor on the internet.

Maximus personnel was very nice when I told them we have a problem with the report as the fraud is egregious. They told me on Friday to send a request to them for reconsideration before sending it to the the WCAB appeals people. This is it. It is my experience that when dealing with WorkComp legal/medical fraud, facts mean nothing to the perpetrators, and legal chicanery prevails. Taking matters to the Virtual Streets seems to be the one and only hope for injured workers. My list of fraud allegations and perpetrators is long indeed, provided, in part, already to the FBI – Palm Springs Office.

Well, that’s another quandry, as it is somewhat out of synch. Before I hit the road, I will try to respond in this letter to both Stewart Reubens and the Maximus help people, and copy “supplemental people” as Stewart calls them, and I will put it on the internet as well.

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As I looked through it all, I remember that in 2013, CorVel had authorized modified care to include a couple acupuncture and chiropractic treatments, but Grancell again refused to set up those appointments and the Judge had to tell Ms. Mall to just do it….that took about 9 months. Ms. Mall, the first Grancell attorney, has a knack for telling whoppers, and she is the first to incorrectly tell doctors that I had a head injury in 1993 and another in 2008. No doctor until January 9, 2012, Dr. DeGoede whom the CIGNA Employee Assistance Program sent me to is the first I had ever been diagnosed with a brain injury. In the reports to doctors that Grancell is now attempting to have me evaluated by, Stewart is telling them of his opinion (non-medical, based on no medical evidence) that I have had previously diagnosed brain injuries and treatments. They both, Kim and Stewart, lie when they say I withhold info of a car collison of 1993 and 2008. Both I recovered from, and neither had ever suggested a head injury. Kim and Stewart seem to like to practice medicine at my expense.  They also like to put the 2012 EEG report of head injury to falsely show it as a 2010 report of head injury, although the doctor apologized for the mis-dated report, but any thinking person could read the report and see it was in fact done in 2012.  The doctor was not even in California in 2010, when Grancell attempts to mislead doctors.

The Maximus report I received last week falsely states numerous things, including what appears to be a set up for a fraud investigation at my expense. Somehow that doctor says the right shoulder was the primary industrial injury and that the injured worker [me] did not report a head/ brain injury until weeks later following an incident at home.  They disregarded the medical records I provided, and just seemed to follow exparte communications,

Well, that’s further insult to further injuries. Take a look at the DWC-1 form that I was given on January 9, 2012, without any insurance information on it and see what it says about hitting my head real hard.

These actions are quite similar to the deceptions caused by Ms. Mall when she omitted approximately 300 pages of medical records to QME/AME doctors in 2013, and encouraged them to falsely opine prior head injuries, moving the date of reported injury not weeks, but into the future of 2013, and they used medical records of 2012 as ‘evidence of pre-existing head injury’.  When brought to THEIR attention, those corrected the date of injury on their report, but not their false allegations, nor did I get any of the recommended since January 2012 medical treatments.   UFB, for sure, but it has kept me from medical care over 3.5 years, and has kept the legal/medical files churning, to the point somehow Grancell got the Judge to authorize even more evaluations.

The Exclusive Remedy and Labor Code of California does not say insurance carriers are to provide evaluation after evaluation….it is allegedly about providing medical care as an exclusive remedy to civil rights and law suits.  It apparently requires DOJ/FBI/DA intervention to help companies like Grancell with proper interpretations of the law, and perhaps RICO support.

Now, I have provided the Maximus report to my State Senator and have asked for intervention to involve the District Attorney – Corporate Fraud Unit and the FBI for similar task force. I am hoping that Michael Grabell of ProPublica is tracking what I send, or perhaps Ana Garcia of Los Angeles is another investigative reporter that may become involved.

So, for the record, I have asked Fred Sachs, CNA Adjuster and Stewart Reubens, Defense counsel of Grancell Stander to cancell all the appointments that were in violation of my right to be heard by the Judge at WCAB with ADA accommodations (first they said they would not accommodate for ADA, then they changed the date of the hearing, then they cancelled the hearing, then I started receiving notices of appointments with non-specialists in the field of brain injury, auditory processing, vision processing and chiropractic and acupuncture have been denied again.

My total out of pocket expenses to date because CNA refuses to provide medical care now exceed $43,350.44 since date of injury, 1/9/12. While all the medical reports indicate that I received medically necessary treatments, they don’t seem to account for the fact that I paid for most all of it myself. CNA, for a brain injury, paid for a few clinical psychologist sessions in 2012 along with some chiropractic; in 2013, they paid for 6 physical therapy and a few more chiropractic, in 2014 they paid for some acupuncture and 24 sessions of speech therapy, physical therapy and occupational therapy, cut short from the 3-6 months of care that was requested.

The current CorVel modified recommendations included neuro-optometry eval, neurology consult as requested last April 2014 to review the EEG with corollary medical evidence. Let’s get those issues handled, sort out the inaccuracies of the Maximus report, let’s get the FBI and DA-Corporate Fraud units involved with the CNA Fraud Unit representative and let’s organize a claim audit once and for all.

The allegations by Maximus that I sustained a shoulder injury at work and a head injury at home…. well, that seems to be a last straw, doesn’t it? The Maximus report also alleges there is no evidence for continuation of any of the ACOEM/MTUS guideline recommended treatments for traumatic brain injury. I think that doctor also suggested I failed to return to work at some point.

Holy Moly…. Tina, tell them how hard I have been trying to get back to work and that your hands appear to be tied by the defense counsel and carrier? Remember, in November 2012, my attorney of the time, in collusion with Ms. Mall of Grancell, attempted to coerce me to accept a $100,000 settlement, forfeiting all future medical, disability and it required that I quit my job (oh yes, it also mentioned the shoulder injury along with the closed head injury, but Ms. Mall’s team apparently threatened my primary treating doctor’s office more than once with dismissal from the alleged MPN if the early records regarding the right shoulder were not changed to ‘non-industrial’ ….they tried to call me MMI orthopedically last summer and did so this December, deferring to Neuro/psych doctors for head/braininjury after cancelling my appointment for their final report.

I have had no Primary Treating Doctor since December 2014, and Dr. Hilda withdrew from the case in April 2015, and Stewart says it’s not his job to help me get medical care, and that I can choose my own doctors. If that was so, why did I get stuck with an Orthopedic Surgeon since April 2013 with no knowledge of brain injury, and every referral was dismissed, and finally Ms. Mall said his referrals didn’t count because he is bone doctor not a brain doctor. D’oh — not verbatim, but words to that effect.

Because I retained incompetent legal help for 30 days in 2012, then 9 months in 2012 (that guy tried to get me to accept $100K, less attorney fees, with the above restrictions and said, “Nobody will believe you have a brain injury” and I said that’s because he didn’t get me to any brain doctors as everybody recommended, and I assured him I am INJURED NOT STUPID. The next attorney was retained in January 2013 because of the pattern and practice of Ms. Mall (and now Mr. Reubens) to omit medical records with intent to deny medical care—- and fortunately for other injured workers, that attorney who mis-represented me for merely 90 days, is allegedly retiring and just returned my file. He, like the other 3, refuse to release their liens, and as their staff says,. “Oh don’t worry, the 15% doesn’t come out of your part”…. They seem to fail to grasp that no competent attorney will clean up their … failure to represent and failures to do their jobs…. and be willing to split a fee. These applicant attorneys seem to be bottom feeders, yet Ms. Mall and Mr. Reubens like to suggest that there’s something wrong with me for having dismissed 4 incompetent representatives.

I have to head out to Coastline Acquired Brain Injury Program and I have found a local psychologist who will meet with me and help me, I hope, sort out the rest of my life since it also does not not promising that I will be able to complete the Coastline ABI program, and will have to find a way to return to work at the conclusion of the Summer Session.

I have asked Fred Sachs, CNA Adjuster, again for a treating doctor of neurology and neuro-psychology in the Palm Desert/Palm Springs area. Dr. Seymour Young, neurologist who ordered the EEG last year doesn’t take WorkComp, but he may be willing to be on my team via Medicare. The vision and auditory processing issues are not going to be resolved because Kim and Stewart get people to lie about the case; Wyndham didn’t hire me in multiple locations nor send me to Big Bear to help out in that mess because I was not a valuable employee…. I used to help managers even in Hawaii with management reports, including employee retention and motivation and training.

I suggest you ask Michael Dougherty to immediate get going with a Claim Audit and I will follow up next week with the Senator’s office, the DA-Corporate Fraud Unit, the FBI, Maximus and Grancell. I will also prepare a DOR to get back in front of the WCAB Court, to be heard on these issues of fraud and failures to provide medical care and other violations.

I just can’t do anymore than this today, and it upsets me just having to think about the criminal fraud I have been subjected to by this swath of apparent white collar criminals.

Are these matters of the FIFTH AMENDMENT or can they resolved with a FIFTH ATTORNEY.

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TIME WILL TELL, HUH?

Let’s plan to meet in accordance with interactive process guidelines, some Thursday or Friday in Palm Springs and I will ask the new doctor in Palm Springs if you can be included in a session where we talk about return to work accommodations planning. One time, in January 2012, Daniel Elliott, then adjuster, spent a full session on the phone with Dr. DeGoede, who explained back then the seriousness of my brain injury and the need for immediate medical care. CNA did not have a neurologist or neuro-psychologist to send me to then either, and Daniel relied on Dr. Goede’s contacts to get me to some specialists, then all hell broke lose when the extent of my injuries was evident. I have a long drive ahead, so, we’ll deal with more of these details later in the week.

Help me now?

Thank you.

Sincerely,

LINDA AYRES, IN PRO PER
#WorkComp and Brain Injury Survivor
760 368 7236
PO Box 835
Yucca Valley CA 92286

PS Linked In is getting a little spooky….. In recent weeks, people with profiles alleging to be high ranking military officials are sending private messages that are less than professional. I would like to write a happy ending to this horror work comp drama and close up my LinkedIn open-ness, and get on with my life.

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From: “Jordan, Tina R”
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2015 18:24:43 -0400
To: Linda Ayres; Linda Ayres
Subject: Wyndham Employee Discount Vouchers

Hi Linda,

Please find attached the signed discount vouchers for Wyndham hotels provided to you so you can secure accommodations at your expense. Let me know if you need more in the future and I would be happy to assist.
Sincerely,

Tina Jordan
Regional HR Director – Southern California

Wyndham Vacation Ownership
7610 Hazard Center Drive Ste. 301
San Diego, CA 92108
Cell: 702-569-4294
Email: Tina.jordan@wyn.com

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Hey Fred… One of the work comp doctors suggested that if I have human rights violation complaints that I take it to The Hague.

I have no idea how to do that, but if we can find a way ….are you in, and do you think we can find a bunch of Canadians to join a bunch of Americans to expose fascist criminals?

Doctor’s Trials for the 21st Century #NouveauSonderkommando #NouveauNazis. I hear we may need citizens tribunals as a first step and I think Americans would have to help the Canadians and the Canadians might have to help the Brits the Brits might have to help the Aussies who might in turn have to help the Americans…..

I will be publishing a list of all the doctors that I have been exposed to, all who have profited by reports they have generated… Reports that have been good bad ugly truthful and fraudulent… I won’t separate them out yet… But if they touched my case they need to be named. The innocent will rise to the top and the proper authorities can sort them out.

I am only three and a half years into this fight for my life, along with the lives of others injured workers around the world… maimed harmed tortured and prematurely killed by these creatures.

In your experience do you know of any other workers who have attempted citizens tribunals, in what countries, and with what success if any? WORKcompLINDA@GMAIL.COM

I don’t believe there are any attorneys or agencies in the United States of America who will help us… They would have done so by now.

What do you think?

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PS  Must absolutely include the Lawyers and all complicit that appear to be leading the raids and terrorism practices…

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NOTE THIS:

Travel and Tourism bigger employer than automotive, mining and financial services combined

The report shows that Travel & Tourism comes third out of the eight researched sectors, after retail and agriculture. The industry supported 277 million jobs in 2014, which is 9.4% of world employment.

With 105 million people directly employed in 2014, the industry globally employs:

  • 7 times more than automotive manufacturing (14 million)
  • 5 times more than chemicals manufacturing (20 million)
  • 4 times more than banking (27 million)
  • 4 times more than mining (27 million)
  • 2 times more than financial services (59 million)

According to the report, Travel & Tourism is the second-fastest growing sector globally. Forecast to grow at 3.9% per annum over the next ten years, this industry’s growth will outpace the global economy, which is estimated to increase by 2.9% per annum over the next decade.

The research shows that Travel & Tourism, generating US$ 7.6 trillion in contribution to GDP in 2014, is the fourth largest sector after mining, financial services and retail respectively.  

[Emphasis added by blogger to highlight that this industry fails to provide medically necessary treatments to injured workers and is complicit in bullying and terrorism of injured workers by refusal to manage their agents of workers compensation insurance, giving the appearance of collusion with intent to maim and cause permanente disablities to workers over the age of 35, injured on the job.  Note that RCI is one of the very many Wyndham Worldwide companies; see also LINDA AYRES VS. WYNDHAM WORLDWIDE ET AL ] https://askaboutworkerscompgravytrains.com/list-of-posts

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From Bob’s Cluttered Desk….    Is Workers’ Comp Getting Mixed Signals from the Feds?

“….It might be paranoia, but the suspiciously coincidental release of the highly critical ProPublica/NPR report and the equally scathing OSHA report on workers’ compensation raised many eyebrows in the industry. One only need review the titles of these two reports to get the gist of their content. The ProPublica report, entitled “The Demolition of Workers’ Comp”, was the first in a series of articles looking at many “worst case” scenarios within the comp system. The OSHA report title, “Adding Inequality to Injury: The Costs Of Failing To Protect Workers On The Job”, pretty much says it all regarding the intent and outcome of the report. This balanced work, produced with our tax dollars, and using wholly scientific phrases such as “Statistics are People with the Tears Washed Off”, eviscerated employers and workers’ comp, alleging that we essentially renege on up to 80% of injury costs across the nation….”   READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE HERE:

 
INJURED WORKER’S COMMENTS ON BOB’S BLOG:
Wouldn’t it be great if the feds… Including but not limited to the Department of Justice and the FBI would commence investigations into the criminal corruption that permeates the work comp industries, maiming and further injuring the workforce and shareholders, for the profits of the few, causing permanent disabilities, then shifting the costs to the Federal agencies?
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Or, as a WC Doctor suggested to an injured worker, ‘If you have Human Rights Violations Complaints, take it to The Hague’ — caching!  $7k for a false report to deny medical care.  Ditto for two peers with QME designations.
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Because of the work comp system, and SS type policing policies and how it overlooks crimes against injured workers nationally, I am now permanently disabled, also with thanks to their  failures to treat combined with bullying and terrorism for more than three years.
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Super Lawyers have assured me that my case is very common. Demolition of work comp is happening, and the investigators at ProPublica and OSHA have just scratched the surface of the corruption. They need to dig deeper, and the feds need to help. Yes, trials for the #NouveauSonderkommando are over due, imho.
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TAKE IT TO THE HAGUE?

ALRIGHTY THEN…..

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      #WorkCompsters even fight scheduling authorized appointments for pain relief provided by acupuncture and chiropractic.☆ ( churning files, wasting judge time, and torturing workers)☆ The dopes apparently only authorize expensive & profitable opiates that enable them to control and terrorize doped workers… ☆ And the tales of the addicted injured workers being cut off from their supply are endless…☆ ‘Don’t be a dope! Follow the money. Always follow the money.’☆ Let’s hope Loretta Lynch can start work comp corruption investigations in California…☆ #CountOnMe

‘Wyndham  TIMESHARE SETTLES Brain Injury Case after 3.5 years for $3.5 MILLION’

Rock, Paper, Scissors!  ‘Balls, Boobs, Brains!’

 

“BTW – I keep asking for an attorney for you. It’s tough. The perception is that your case isn’t big enough under current law, so getting someone to pay attention to it is very difficult.”  – Anonymous

“So that means that breasts and testicles are more valuable than brains? !?” ASKS THE INJURED WORKER!

 

“In describing this class of traumatic brain injury”, says Asvar, “the term ‘mild’ is an absolute misnomer given the severity of possible complications and repercussions.” He adds, “Dismissing someone’s brain injury as ‘mild’ is akin to saying someone is ‘mildly’ paraplegic.” Chris Asvar, Esq.   http://www.asvarlaw.com/casestudies/

Note:  Chris Asvar did his job for his young client: “LOS ANGELES – January 25, 2012.  Los Angeles-based attorney Christopher Asvar has just secured the highest known workers’ compensation insurance settlements in California history, totaling $8.9 million on behalf of his young client who suffered a work-place traumatic brain injury.”    

Note:  Romano Trust vs Sedgwick apparently gives #WorkCompsters a green light to maim and kill injured workers in California without recourse, and sometimes a fine of $100,000, if pushed.

America! America!  What a national shame!

 

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 CNA / Grancell Defense Team apologizes for the misunderstandings and failures that preceded settlement.  CA ADJ8181903

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Nawwww, they won’t even authorize prism neuro-optometric lenses or auditory processing devices, nor chiropractic and acupuncture for pain relief, nor will they replace resigned primary treating doctors without a Utilization Review, that there is no doctor to make such a request, and the CNA 25+ year veteran Claims Adjuster has no authority apparently other than to sign a form that says ‘it’s too early to determine if there is any permanent injury’ so we’ll look again in 90 days.  D’oh.  They didn’t pay temp total disability in 2012-2013, and the State did, then discounted payback, causing Injured Worker to lose the ’52 weeks’ that would have been available had they paid the 104 weeks, as required by law and directed to via Court hearing in April 2012.

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They scoffed at the law and bullied the injured worker and doctors then, and continue to scoff  and bully today.  They have help.  CorVel and Maximus, and a handful of industry leased/owned doctors who write inaccurate reports that could be deemed fraudulent if taken to trial.  WCAB guidelines indicate estimated Permanent Disability payments are to commence within 14 days of final TTD payment, which was May 2014, in a chunk after EDD and local politicians became involved, since WCAB – Riverside refused repeatedly to help injured worker get treatment or benefits, in clear violations of ADA and EEOC.   Grancell continues the same course of action, profitting by taxpayer ignorance and apathy as they bilk California’s coffers and destroy the California WorkForce….

 

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See details at https://askaboutworkerscompgravytrains.com/list-of-posts/   Someone else just recently did a blog on how #WorkCompsters value testicles over breasts. Astonishing!

 

They want me to see an Ear Nose and Throat Doctor to dispute an extensive auditory processing evaluation of last year performed at SCRIPPS Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center in Encinitas, California.  What’s next, will they demand that I see a Podiatrist to dispute the Audiologists, Neurologists, Neuropsychologists, Orthopedic Surgeons, Chiropractors, Acupuncturists and Functional Neurology Experts, along with Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists and Speech Therapists, and focus on the often referenced sprained ankle of 1/9/12?  Oh yes, I think they need a dozen neuro-psych reports till they find one they like; “Doctor Shopping and File Churning” enhances bottom lines for WorkComp Defense firms?  D’oh! In November 2012, defense attempted to coerce settlement of the customary $100,000 after initial attempts at obfuscation of medical evidence and failures to provide necessary evaluations and treatments that first year.  Their report of future medical was extensive— and that was prior to getting all the facts of the actual extent of the injuries.  What say their Risk Peeps now.  They are all looking at my LinkedIn Profile.

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Anybody with “Juevos” at CNA willing to step up to settlement?  Maybe somebody from Thomas Motamed’s office?

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For the record, treatments and evaluations provided by Grancell/CNA and self-procured are discussed in these blogs:

https://askaboutworkerscompgravytrains.com/2015/02/13/workcomp-evaluations-are-not-treatments/

 

Well, at least the ‘cost burden has been shifted’ to the Social Security Administration and Medicare due to the brain injury upon evaluation of all medical records.  How’s that for bilking the public after more than 3 years of torturing and causing permanent disabilities to an injured worker?   I am grateful and the experience at the SSA was kind, compassionate and an encounter with people of integrity, in sharp contrast to the horrors of Workers Compensation experiences.

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Add the approximately $16,000 CNA was paid by the State of California in the form of a deep discount on reimbursements for EDD payment in the first year because CNA refused to pay TTD?

 

CNA is really making big bucks on this “Exclusive Remedy” huh?

 

How much does the insurance broker make in commissions on the Wyndham account?  SEC or some regulatory agencies requires Wyndham to provide such information to shareholders when requested; I have requested approximately 5 times in more than that many months, to no avail.  It may have something to do with allegations that the Wyndham Board and Risk Management have some members with questionable ties to the insurance industry?  I heard the stories, but they didn’t quite compute in my brain.

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Could the lack of  competent representation for injured workers be related to these issues?

Below are more insights for possible incorporation to future industry blogs…from an Injured Worker point of view, and something the legal people alleging to represent injured workers are also clueless about.
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Attorneys in CA like to shrug and say they know nothing about Social Security and Employment Law and ADA Compliance and how it all interfaces with one the big scam.
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Heck, even the Defense Counsel who is a “Partner/Shareholder” boasts of his incompetence regarding ADA and Employment Law!  D’oh!  It takes a Psychopath, huh?! A WorkComp attorney who is oblivious to SSA guidelines, ADA, Employment Law and social media fight-back-work arounds is an idiot and a menace to society, imho.  Ditto for return to work trials, guidelines, strategies etc.
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Social Security has a rehabilitation component called PASS (available to me for the next year or so) where they may help me create a consulting business or something I can do from behind my computer, if Wydham continues to fail to engage in the interactive process, and particularly if they wrongfully terminate me.  There are also some tax incentives to corporations that hire disabled Americans.  I am hopeful that if I cannot return to face-to-face selling that Wyndham may create a position so that I can help clean up the desperate EPIC FAIL of a WorkComp system currently in place, and that I may be able to help train HR and Staff on proper handling of workplace injuries, and when to do simple things like “CALL 911”
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The SSA paperwork also advises me to submit medical expenses that I had to pay within 30 days, which it sounds like they may reimburse since CNA refused to.  A friend may help me assemble that next week.  It’s half done, like so many of my paper projects.  Pure cost burden shifting, and that’s one of the items I will ask the Senators to help me with.  Somebody can reimburse my $30k out of pocket medical and rehab expenses, and the shortfall of $18,000 California gave in the form of deep reimbursement demand discount to CNA for refusing to pay TTD in 2012 – 2013 .  Offset for my shortened life span and loss of earning capacity, along with potential devasting future medical is a factor.  Continuation at the Coastline Acquired Brain Injury Program through December 2015 is very important to maximize potential return to work, although a second year is recommended, and both will be impossible without funds. Your try living on $1,700/month with a mountain of bills behind you, and a brain that works like a 286 computer on dial-up, with virtually no working memory. Does a $20,000 annual income put me in the sheer poverty category?  That’s a very harsh transition from being a fun-loving, globe trotting vacation sales executive, unable to return to work due to auditory, vision, speech and other processing issues from the fall of 1/9/12.  The manager said, “Just rub some dirt on it and you’ll be fine’…. nice try, but it didn’t work.
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If you know of a California attorney with integrity, courage, smarts and staff to take on this multi-dimensional case, please contact me directly at WorkCompLinda@gmail.com or via phone at 760 368 7236.  Know that the Defense Firm is big on bullying doctors, injured workers, and even, apparently, structured settlement peeps. D’oh.  Mediation was repeatedly refused by defense.  Callous disregard for human life is the SOP, along with bullying and threats and blatant disregard for law, order and life.
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It is my hope and intention to return to work by the end of the year, even though all the medical evidence indicates that is highly improbable due to the extend of the brain injuries.  Yes, I can type, but if any CAAA attorney believes that the ability to type indicates no brain injury, they should turn in their license to practice.  They are  incompetent to allege to represent any injured worker, let alone a brain injury case, and such ignorance and incompentence presents imminent danger to the working public.
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Remember the quote by Chris Asvar (who won’t take the case because prior counsel and too many others ‘didn’t do their job’)…..I’ve asked again, but won’t hold my breath on a response this year either.  Read it again.  LET IT SINK IN.
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“In describing this class of traumatic brain injury”, says Asvar, “the term ‘mild’ is an absolute misnomer given the severity of possible complications and repercussions.” He adds, “Dismissing someone’s brain injury as ‘mild’ is akin to saying someone is ‘mildly’ paraplegic.” Chris Asvar, Esq.http://www.asvarlaw.com/casestudies/

 

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Who supports such treason and attacks on the working population of America?

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Why don’t so many injured workers ever return to work?

What is #WorkComp, really?!?

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In the USA, it is not uncommon for rest and wait and wait “programs” to last for years and years, while attorneys churn files and industry leased/owned doctors do numerous expensive evaluations  (15-45 minute average, most performed by non medical staff) to guarantee denials of medical care, often causing permanent and total disabilities due to failure to provide care.

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To add to the horrors,  they will often terminate disability benefits that can cause homelessness and burdens to taxpayers and further the profits to the insurance industries.

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Employers wrongfully allege they can do nothing about the callous and illegal conduct of their agents and vendors.

It’s quite a human shame…..similar to an open air Auschwitz extermination program while others look the other way.  How many injured workers have had to listen to ‘bleeding heart liberals’ or paid provocateurs condescendingly say, “Oh, those doctors and lawyers and judges are just doing their jobs.  It’s awful and everybody knows.  What can be done?  Be grateful you are still alive.”  Is that the 21st Spin on “Just Following Orders”?

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Can and will the Office of the Attorney General investigate? Or are Citizens Tribunals required?   Friends and neighbors in Canada, Australia, UK and beyond have similar issues with these organized crimes against Injured and Disabled Workers…..destroying lives everywhere. #InjuredWorkersUniting #SilentNoMore

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PO Box 835, Yucca Valley, CA 92286
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Here is a letter to ‘Fred, The Adjuster & Other Stakeholderss’

Dear Fred:

May I suggest that the Grancell partners, with your lead, Fred, review this case and consider sending the neuro and psych evaluations to a third party for evaluation of fraud, and failures to provide medically necessary treatment as repeatedly requested since 1/9/12.  Copies should likely be sent to the District Attorney, and we can leave that to Shane Riedman?  Bruce Leckart’s office might be a good place to start.  He is a LinkedIn connection for me and Norin (and I spoke to his office last year, and have been invited to call again with all this new life-threatening krap.)

Attached is the progress report of 1/19/15 with requests for authorization from Dr. Hilda Chalgujian.  [not on blog copy; available upon request; no secrets]

Obviously, by yesterday’s US postal service mail, I see the bad faith actions promoted by Grancell continue, and have apparently contributed to your failure to keep your word and send PD advance money, or to advise me of any delay.  Mean.  I hate mean.  Being mean to disabled people is just …. inhumane.

PS, by copy to Wyndham Leave Support, the accommodations I am now requesting since we never engaged in interactive process, necessary  since October 2012,  am hereby requesting extension of leave of absence to complete one year at Coastline Community College – Acquired Brain Injury Program in Newport Beach, which, ideally, will be completed on or before December 1, 2015, at which time I hope to be able to return to work.

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At your demand, I spent the $450 to reinstate my lost California Real Estate Broker’s license, and I willl work on getting a new California Notary license in the interim.  I have no hope to regain my lost Hawaii real estate license, due to failures of the Wyndham WorkComp program, which is an epic fail, causing permanent brain damage to me.  Remember remember…. Dr. Kang, the first neurosychologist I was evaluated by, recommended immediate speech therapy with cognitive remediation, and suggested return to work would happen shortly after that.  WHY DIDN’T CNA PROVIDE IMMEDIATE CARE THAT COULD HAVE SAVED MY BRAIN FUNCTIONS. WHY DID WYNDHAM HR AND RISK MANAGEMENT FAIL TO INTERVENE WITH THE WRONG DOINGS OF THEIR VENDORS???   HEINOUS CRIMES OF THE “PROFITS BEFORE LIVES” CROWDS.   The law of karma will prevail.

As we discussed, I am willing to consider mediation after this current Coastline session, and before the Summer session, if Grancell has any interest in settlement. Apparently, they do not.   Apparently Kim Mall is back in the picture, with her pretenses and file churning.  Yech!

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I told the Judge I wouldn’t be back to his Court (after my ADA rights were violated again there!)  till I found an agency to deal with the allegations of fraud, and my files are building.  I haven’t found such an agency yet, and some Super Lawyers have told me it doesn’t matter if have video of fraud being committed to deny medical care; can’t make it stick. WorkComp fraud is too big of a racket.  Yeah, maybe.  One person and God constitutes an Army, so might be a standoff.  Remember David and that Giant!

I was shocked that the Petition received yesterday from Grancell for yet another neuro psych eval was not delivered to me electronically, in compliance with ADA repeated requests, and was delivered by hand to the WCAB Court, to take unfair advantage, as is the pattern of practice.  Remember, CNA couldn’t find a neuro-psych in 3 years, what’s changed?   I had to find all the brain doctor help I got.  I had to pay for most of it.

The bulk of evaluations and recommendations were just profits for the evaluating doctors, and billable lawyer time.  How many times and ways does Grancell think it takes to verify a brain injury.  Daniel Elliott was told on the phone in January 2012, while I was in session with Dr. Daniel DeGoede, of the possible severe extent of injuries and the urgencies for immediate care.  How did Daniel respond?  By the PlayBook?  ‘Upon verified diagnosis of brain injury, terminate benefits and do all things possible to maim, torture and hopefully kill injured worker, with or without delays.’  ???

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CHECK THE EVALUATIONS, RECOMMENDATIONS OVER THE PAST 3 YEARS, AND COMPARE TO ACTUAL TREATMENT, COUNTING OR NOT COUNTING WHAT I HAVE SELF-PROCURED.  ACOEM, MTUS, NIH GUIDELINES WERE NOT FOLLOWED, AND IF THIS WASN’T AMERICA, SOME PEOPLE MIGHT BE ARRESTED FOR HAS BEEN DONE TO ME, AND TO OTHERS LIKE ME.

That would include reports of neurologists ( (noting that your first alleged ‘mpn’ neurologist, Esmail Sebti, refused to see me when I appeared for appointment organized through EAP clinical psychologist, Dr. Daniel DeGoede, found through the CIGNA EAP program, as there never has been “proper notice” of the MPN process and network, as Ms. Mall repeatedly mis-states in her threats to various doctors. Dr. Sebti’s office perjured when they indicated I did not appear.)

NEUROLOGISTS – 

Dr. Stephen R. Walman, Dr. Bijan Zardouz, Dr. Ronald N Kent, Dr. Michael Lobatz, Dr. Seymour Young, Dr. Jay Jurkowitz

Brain Injury Interdisciplinary Team Members (Scripps, summer 2014, after 1/9/12 injury; time was of the essence, duration at SCRIPPs was requested for 3-6 MONTHS, got 16 days, with extend of 8 days; not in compliance with ACOEM, NIH OR MTUS, huh? By not allowing me to complete that program, that was a waste of $50,000+ of somebody’s money.  COASTLINE is approximately $400 a SEMESTER! d’OH.

SCRIPPS – Dr. Michael J. Lobatz, Neurologist; Jessica Martinez, Case Manager, OTR/L, HTC, PAM; Kelly Owen, MA, CCC-SLP; Rebecca Askew, MPT; Margaret Fuller, MA, OT/L.

Coastline Acquired Brain Injury Program Consulting Psychologist is Dr. James Pasino.   website: coastline.edu  (report pending)

JAUDY TREATMENT CENTER – Dr. Gilbert Jaudy – Functional Neurology Practice

PSYCHOLOGISTS/NEUROPSYCHOLOGISTS/PSYCHIATRIST/CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS

Dr. Hilda Chalgujian, current PTP  NeuroPsychologist ( since Dr. Bergey, former PTP, has withdrawn from the case and is no longer willing to attempt to facilitate treatment, as repeatedly attempted for nearly 2 years.)

Dr. Marcel Ponton, QME and Psychologist (unsure if he is a neuro-psychologist, he was former PTP, and tests were done by associate Dr. Gunn, and 4 talk-therapy session with his associate Dr. Chung.  Terminated after threat from Ms. Mall on false allegations that she had not received his reports, and even with several proofs of service, she repeatedly omitted his records, skewing reports of AME/QME doctors, and causing substantial billable hours for file churning and Court time, well documented; check EAMS for the last one.)

Dr. Daniel DeGoede, referred by Wyndham Worldwide EAP program for extreme confusion after the injury of 1/9/12.

Dr. Eileen Kang, Neuropsychologist, referred by Dr. DeGoede and authorized by Daniel Elliott.

As I indicated, I have found my voice in social media, and if Grancell chooses to represent Wyndham and CNA in such a manner that I continue blogging to expose the horrors I have endured, and continue to endure at the hands of all parties of this WorkComp fiasco, so be it.  We can do this for years.  It may have to be chalked up to “vocational rehab” that has also been denied.

I have also applied for a MENSA scholarship to help with the ABI Program expenses, and other financial aid.

By the way, radiation levels are up all over the Coast…. shhhhhhhhh……. ‘forgotten meters measure no radiation’….ask a physicist! Let me know if you want more facts on that.  Friends don’t let Friends Stay Ignorant; #ELE Alerts still in progress

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San DIEgo moves decisively into the 500 Rad cateGory with a 506 cpm reading….not a good sign.

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So, it’s a challenge whether or not I really want to fight so hard to get back to Coastline vs. sheltering in place, and limiting rad exposure, for what that’s worth these days.   Wyndham won’t let me return to work because I didn’t get the medically necessary treatment, and CNA won’t authorize medically necessary treatment, so it’s back to that ‘circle jerk’ thing.  CNA stopped paying TTD 5/8/14, and did not pay the 104 weeks, but through funny accounting, got away with it, and apparently, it was ‘legal’ even though morally reprehensible.

Please note from Dr. Hilda Chalgujian’s report:

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Attached also is a response to me from the US Department of Labor — Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs dated 12/31/14.  (posted earlier on Twitter)

Please note that the LTD provider’s IME evaluations of 11/8/14 and 1/2/15 resulted in ‘medical certification through December 1, 2015.’    I’m going to Coastline to get as much care and information as can so that eventually I can reconstruct some sort of life, which includes but is not limited to ensuring that crooked doctors and lawyers are slowed down from killing people like me, and My Fellow Americans.

As you know, I will be at Coastline Acquired Brain Injury program starting tomorrow, through May 31, 2015, assuming funds clear.  I have also initiated a fund raising campaign to help sustain me since Wyndham and CNA have failed me miserably, and have caused permanent brain damage in the process.  The neuro-psychological battery of tests report from Coastline in October 2014 will be available soon.  This is a State Funded program, and their funding relies, in part, on showing measurable improvements of the small, select group of brain injured people.  I am fortunate to have found them, and although Daniel Elliott, CNA former adjuster, refused to even investigate it let alone authorize it in May of 2014, violating the legal requirements again to have been proactive in facilitating medical care.

It seems to me that the defense firm is continuing churning of files, with apparent hope to provoke me to file the FEHA claim due to the continued refusals of Wyndham, apparently at the direction of Grancell-Novato, to refuse to engage in interactive process for return to work.  Professional intervention for the interactive process was paid for in the brief treatment in the summer of 2014 at the Scripps Brain Injury Day Treatment program.  Why Wyndham refused to engage is a mystery to SCRIPPS and to all my acquaintances in the “industry” as it subjects Wyndham to a lawsuit that could create legal fees in excess of $700,000, I am told.  I suppose there is hope by Grancell that they will be retained to defend such a claim?  Is that double-dipping?

As you know, I am expecting from you an advance on permanent disability funds so that I can resume treatment at the State Funded program for cognitive rehabilitation at Coastline Community College – Acquired Brain Injury Program.  I had hoped to receive the funds prior to departure for Newport Beach.  I did not receive anything further from you.

I am grateful that Wyndham Worldwide has authorized travel vouchers to reduce the costs for my stay while attending the Mon-Thu, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm program.  The hotel is nearby, and because I stayed there, again, at my own cost because of the continued failures by CNA to provide medically necessary treatments, I can’t just lay down and die, as the carrier and defense may wish me to do.

Here is an excerpt from Dr. Bergey’s final report, and they cancelled my scheduled appointment for January 9, 2015 because of the MMI-Orthopedic determination, and, as was known when Dr. Bergey was designated at PTP by Kimberly Mall of Grancell and Valerie James of WCAB – Info and Officer during a hearing in which I was not allowed to be seen or heard by a Judge until they had sufficiently emotionally battered me to agree to another Orthopedic Surgeon to “coordinate treatment”.

excerpt Dr Darren Bergey Report 12 19 2014

I’m get tired of trying to convey the vile situation I have been exposed to, like right now tire.  They call it COGNITIVE FATIGUE.  I gotta finish and send this, without edits.

I have to pack to get to Coastline, and I don’t want to fuss with Kim Mall or Stewart Reubens.  I consider them both to be pure enemies of humanity, and pathetically polite in their attempts to appear human. I nearly spit when I saw her “respectful’ and snakey appeal to the Judge.

I will be happy to consider mediation in June.  I will not be happy if you continue to f—k with this final attempt to get some help at Coastline so I can resume life, in some manner.

So, if you’re sending me the money you promised, please do so, and if you can wire it, all the better.  I will have limited email access and no snail mail access.

I will be forwarding the medical bills that arrived in December for your payment, as that slip and fall was also clearly a consequence of cognitive impairements.

I’m sorry I feel like you tricked me again.  It’s so ugly, but when I saw Kim’s signature, I know what to prepare for.

I don’t want to fool with any of you while I’m at Coastline.  I will if I must, be assured of that.

Sincerely,

Linda Ayres, In Pro Per

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PS  Y’all on LinkedIn?   I LOVE LINKED IN!!!  YOU SHOULD TOO!  I’m #3 out of all the rankings of Wyndham Worldwide members this week again…. it fluctuates in the top ten…sweet.  There ARE good people at Wyndham, just unempowered.  It’s nice to see a few of you viewing my profile from time to time.  Be sure to see my posts…. afterall, WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW…..    

oH YEAH, be sure to mark your calendars for February 10 @ 2pm est for #workcompchat on Twitter.  

#TTFN

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