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Workers' compensation reference materials

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Most of these publications are available at public, law or university libraries. They may be purchased on-line, at legal book stores, or by calling the phone number listed with the publication.

The Division of Workers' Compensation does not endorse these publications. This list is provided as a public service to the workers' compensation community.

California Workers' Compensation Claims & Benefits by David W. O'Brien
(818) 206-9222 x203 or www.fskstore.com
California Compensation Cases (annual compilation of significant workers' compensation decisions)
(800) 223-1940 or www.lexisnexis.com
California Law of Employee Injuries and Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure by Warren L. Hanna
(800) 223-1940 or www.lexisnexis.com
California Workers' Compensation Law Handbook by Stanford D. Herlick
(800) 223-1940 or www.lexisnexis.com
California Workers' Compensation Practice by Charles L. Swezey
(800) 232-3444 or www.ceb.com
Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment by the American Medical Association
(800) 621-8335 or www.ama-assn.org (Fourth, Fifth & Sixth Edition available)
Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines (second edition) by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)
(800) 533-8046 or www.acoem.org (third edition available)
Official medical fee schedule (OMFS)
Published by the state Division of Workers' Compensation
http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/omfsord.pdf or (800) 794-6900
Schedule for rating permanent disabilities (PDRS)
Published by the state Division of Workers' Compensation
www.dir.ca.gov/DWC/DEU.html
Sullivan on Comp by Michael W. Sullivan, Esq., Sure S. Log, Esq., Professor David J. Chetcuti
(805) 484-0333 x1 or www.sullivanoncomp.com
Take Charge of Your Workers' Compensation Claim (old version: How to Handle Your Workers' Compensation Claim) by Christopher Ball
(800) 992-6656 (Eighth edition available)

Work Comp Index
(800) 223-1940 or www.lexisnexis.com

Workers' Compensation Laws of California (The Labor Code)
(800) 223-1940 or www.lexisnexis.com

September 2013