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  • Case name:
    Nabors v. Piedmont Lumber & Mill
    Date:
    06/09/2005
    Note:
    Apportion based on percentage, not money or weeks.
    Citation:
    70 CCC 856
    WCC citation:
    WCC 31012005 CA
  • Case name:
    Nabors v. WCAB
    Date:
    06/08/2006
    Note:
    'Formula C' which requires dollar value of previous award subtracted from dollar value of total current permanent disability, is correct method for calculating apportionment.
    Citation:
    140 Cal. App. 4th 217
    WCC citation:
    WCC 31632006 CA
  • Case name:
    National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa. v. Cambridge Integrated Services Group Inc.
    Date:
    02/11/2009
    Note:
    A third-party administrator owed a duty of care to let a bank's excess insurer know the circumstances of a costly claim it allegedly mishandled.
    Citation:
    A120072
    WCC citation:
    WCC 34912009 CA
  • Case name:
    Navarro v. A&A Farming; Western Growers
    Date:
    02/13/2002
    Note:
    ERISA preempts LC 132a.
    Citation:
    67 CCC 145
    WCC citation:
    WCC 28392002 CA
  • Case name:
    Navarro v. A&A Farming; Western Growers (II)
    Date:
    03/28/2002
    Note:
    Successive petitions for reconsideration on duplicate issues not permitted; ERISA preempts 132a
    Citation:
    67 CCC 296
    WCC citation:
    WCC 28492002 CA
  • Case name:
    Nazir v. United Airlines, Inc.
    Date:
    10/09/2009
    Note:
    A court's inherent power to exercise a reasonable control over all proceedings connected with the litigation before it extends to motions for summary judgment.
    Citation:
    A121651
    WCC citation:
    WCC 35702009 CA
  • Case name:
    Nelsen v. WCAB
    Date:
    09/22/1970
    Note:
    Employer credit against future benefits not applicable where concurrent negligence found.
    Citation:
    11 Cal.App.3d 472
    WCC citation:
    WCC 23841970 CA
  • Case name:
    Nelson & Sloan v. WCAB
    Date:
    03/07/1978
    Note:
    Remanded to Board to make supplemental award of reasonable attorney fees.
    Citation:
    79 Cal.App.3d 51
    WCC citation:
    WCC 26331978 CA
  • Case name:
    Nestle v. WCAB and Ken Ryerson
    Date:
    01/17/2007
    Note:
    An order dismissing appellant's petition for reconsideration as untimely was unreasonable when reconsideration was sought within 20 days of service of an amended order that effected a substantial and material change in the award and involved a judicial act.
    Citation:
    146 Cal. App. 4th 1104
    WCC citation:
    WCC 32042007 CA
  • Case name:
    Newlands v. WCAB
    Date:
    07/16/2008
    Note:
    [Unpublished] Compensation practice and jurisprudence both acknowledge a status of permanent disability that precedes the point when it is 'permanent and stationary.'
    Citation:
    C057437
    WCC citation:
    WCC 33992008 CA
  • Case name:
    Newlands v. WCAB (Marriott Vacation International)
    Date:
    07/16/2008
    Note:
    The California Supreme Court will not review a panel decision stating that an applicant has not been temporarily totally disabled since 2005.
    Citation:
    C057437
    WCC citation:
    WCC 37712008 CA
  • Case name:
    Newton v. WCAB
    Date:
    07/14/1993
    Note:
    Psychiatric injury 5 yrs.+ after original back injury not barred by statute of limitations.
    Citation:
    17 Cal.App.4th 147
    WCC citation:
    WCC 26661993 CA
  • Case name:
    New United Motors Manufacturing, Inc. v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
    Date:
    08/15/2006
    Note:
    The court found that the WCAB ordered a penalty based on a misinterpretation of the relevant statute, and found that no proper basis exists for the WCAB's award of -attorney fees under section 5814.5.
    Citation:
    141 Cal. App. 4th 1533
    WCC citation:
    WCC 31732006 CA
  • Case name:
    NFLPA (Matthews) v. Titans
    Date:
    01/05/2011
    Note:
    Tennessee law should be applied to a football player's California claim, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California ruled.
    Citation:
    10CV1671
    WCC citation:
    WCC 37022011 CA
  • Case name:
    Nickelsberg v. WCAB
    Date:
    08/30/1991
    Note:
    WCJ lacked jurisdiction to award temporary total disability.
    Citation:
    54 Cal.3d 288
    WCC citation:
    WCC 26401991 CA
  • Case name:
    Nicky Blair's Restaurant v. WCAB
    Date:
    08/29/1980
    Note:
    Certain allegations in doctor's report are not 'good cause' to reopen a case.
    Citation:
    109 Cal.App.3d 941
    WCC citation:
    WCC 26441980 CA
  • Case name:
    Niedle v. WCAB
    Date:
    02/27/2001
    Note:
    Cost effective restrictions on out-of-state voc. rehab. plans do not violate const. right to travel.
    Citation:
    87 Cal.App.4th 283, 66 CCC 223
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24432001 CA
  • Case name:
    Nittel v. WCAB (San Jose Sharks)
    Date:
    06/22/2011
    Note:
    The Sharks failed to give Nittel Labor Code 4061 notice, which meant that the 1997 Permanent Disability Rating Schedule should apply to his claim.
    Citation:
    G044580
    WCC citation:
    WCC 37762011 CA
  • Case name:
    No. Am. Rockwell Corp. v. WCAB
    Date:
    06/25/1970
    Note:
    Reasonable doubt is to be resolved in favor of employee.
    Citation:
    9 Cal. App. 3d 154
    WCC citation:
    WCC 30591970 CA
  • Case name:
    Norcal Waste Systems v. State of California
    Date:
    07/13/2010
    Note:
    The doctrine of design immunity barred an employer's suit against the state that sought to recoup workers' compensation benefits for an alleged design flaw in a roadway.
    Citation:
    C059908
    WCC citation:
    WCC 36482010 CA

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