In Fremont Compensation Insurance Group v. United Technologies, 17 Trial Digest 5th 11, Mr. Lopez in his first subrogation case, tried a case against the at fault driver, while representing Fremont. The claim involved a left ankle injury and total benefits paid to the worker were $82,705. Prior to trial, and in an effort to […]
In a more recent decision, Douglas Strauss v. United States of America, Mr. Lopez represented National Steel & Shipbuilding Company, the workers’ compensation provider for the injured worker. In this matter, the worker, Doug Strauss, brought a negligence action against the USA, based on an alleged accident which occurred aboard the USS McClusky. NASSCO paid […]
Court of Appeal addresses Constitutionality of Independent Medical Review: Rod Coppedge attends Oral argument.
Mr. Lopez, Mr. Coppedge and Mr. Samawi conducted an in-house training session for Sedgwick Claims Management Services in Ontario, CA. The discussion centered around the topic of “Treatment in the New Paradigm”, involving recent decisions interpreting Utilization Review and handling disputed medical treatment issues. Counsel set forth new and innovative ways of handling treatment disputes […]
Mr. Lopez was recently invited to be a guest speaker for the Imperial Valley Human Resources Association (IVHRA) on 9/10/14. Mr. Lopez presented on the topic of How to Handle, Investigate and Defend Mental/Nervous Condition Claims. Mr. Lopez is frequently invited to present in-house training seminars on various topics for his clients. Please feel free […]