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  • Case name:
    C.C. Myers v. WCAB (Lockwood)
    Date:
    01/27/2012
    Note:
    Citation:
    C067528
    WCC citation:
    WCC 38502012 CA
  • Case name:
    C.J.L. Construction, Inc. v. Universal Plumbing
    Date:
    08/27/1993
    Note:
    Third-party defendant may not compel employer's participation as a cross-defendant in certain instances.
    Citation:
    18 Cal.App.4th 376, 58 CCC 543
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24011993 CA
  • Case name:
    Ca.-Western States Life Ins. Co. v. IAC (Baird)
    Date:
    03/07/1963
    Note:
    The original Baird Formula to determine amount of reimbursement to EDD where there is an issue which may defeat entire claim.
    Citation:
    59 Cal. 2d 257; 28 Cal. Rptr. 872; 28 CCC 77
    WCC citation:
    WCC 3661963 CA
  • Case name:
    CA Attorneys v. Schwarzenegger
    Date:
    03/19/2010
    Note:
    The trial court's conclusion that section 11873, subdivision (c) limits the Governor's authority to impose furloughs on SCIF employees is consistent with the language of the statute, the larger statutory scheme, and the legislative history of the SCIF authorizing legislation.
    Citation:
    A125292
    WCC citation:
    WCC 36102010 CA
  • Case name:
    Cabral v. Ralphs Grocery Company
    Date:
    11/10/2009
    Note:
    The California Supreme Court declined to adopt an exemption from the general duty of ordinary care for Ralphs, after a negligent driver crashed into one of its trucks that was parked alongside the highway.
    Citation:
    E044098
    WCC citation:
    WCC 37212009 CA
  • Case name:
    CA Comp. & Fire Co. v. IAC (Leventon)
    Date:
    06/12/1961
    Note:
    Liens must be paid without disturbing scheduled disability payments.
    Citation:
    193 Cal.App.2d 6, 26 CCC 105
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25581961 CA
  • Case name:
    CA Comp. Ins. Co. v. IAC
    Date:
    07/26/1948
    Note:
    Weak evidence of AWW does not make AWW
    Citation:
    86 Cal.App.2d 861, 13 CCC 181
    WCC citation:
    WCC 23941948 CA
  • Case name:
    CA Comp. Ins. Co. v. IAC (Moore)
    Date:
    11/17/1954
    Note:
    Unemployment benefits subtracted from wage loss.
    Citation:
    128 Cal.App.2d 797, 19 CCC 287
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25001954 CA
  • Case name:
    CA Comp. Ins. Co. v. WCAB (Raines)
    Date:
    08/01/1997
    Note:
    Any agreement to be enforced in workers' compensation proceedings should be reduced to writing.
    Citation:
    62 CCC 1264
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25881997 CA
  • Case name:
    Caesar's Restaurant v. IAC
    Date:
    12/07/1959
    Note:
    A waiver of a right requires clear intent to relinquish such right.
    Citation:
    175 Cal.App.2d 850, 24 CCC 297
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25751959 CA
  • Case name:
    CA Highway Patrol v. WCAB (Clark)
    Date:
    03/14/1986
    Note:
    When judge whose ruling is subject of Petition is unavailable, Board can decide independently.
    Citation:
    178 Cal.App.3d 1016, 51 CCC 123
    WCC citation:
    WCC 27351986 CA
  • Case name:
    Caimol-Cruz v. Retirement Bd. of San Francisco
    Date:
    03/22/2012
    Note:
    A legal secretary with a long history of gastrointestinal problems  and of violating office protocols for calling in sick  was not entitled to disability retirement since she had worked for years, despite her medical need for frequent bathroom breaks, and her employer was willing and able to accommodate her.
    Citation:
    A130992
    WCC citation:
    WCC 38772012 CA
  • Case name:
    Cal-Western States Life Ins. Co. v. IAC
    Date:
    02/02/1962
    Note:
    Board cannot reduce non-party claimant lien w/o specific finding as to applicant's entitlement to benefits.
    Citation:
    27 CCC 49
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25931962 CA
  • Case name:
    Cal. Dept. of Corrections v WCAB (Decourcey, Jr.)
    Date:
    08/28/2012
    Note:
    A corrections officer was not entitled to benefits for injuries he sustained in a car accident while driving to a remote area of the San Bernardino Mountains in order to cover a co-worker's shift on guard duty.
    Citation:
    E054153
    WCC citation:
    WCC 39272012 CA
  • Case name:
    Cal. State Auto. Ass'n Inter-Insurance Bureau v. WCAB (Hestehauge)
    Date:
    03/22/2006
    Note:
    Unlicensed house painter not employee of house owners where he did not work 52 hours or earn more than $100 pre-injury.
    Citation:
    137 Cal. App. 4th 1040
    WCC citation:
    WCC 31492006 CA
  • Case name:
    Caldo v. Metalclad Insulation
    Date:
    06/11/2007
    Note:
    The court in the published portion of its opinion In the published portion of this opinion rejected the defendants' attack on future and noneconomic damages.
    Citation:
    151 Cal. App. 4th 1311
    WCC citation:
    WCC 32292007 CA
  • Case name:
    California Association of Medical Products Suppliers v. Maxwell-Jolly
    Date:
    09/16/2011
    Note:
    The California Department of Health Care Services did not act outside its authority when it adopted upper billing limit regulations in 2004 to close a significant Medi-Cal loophole, the 1st District Court of Appeal concluded.
    Citation:
    A126749
    WCC citation:
    WCC 38022011 CA
  • Case name:
    California Horse Racing Board v. WCAB and Snezek
    Date:
    07/31/2007
    Note:
    Qualifying as a peace officer is not enough. To be entitled to the heart trouble presumption, the member must also fit the job description and be employed by one of the law enforcement agencies specified in the earlier portions of section 3212.5, Labor Code.
    Citation:
    153 Cal. App. 4th 1169
    WCC citation:
    WCC 32412007 CA
  • Case name:
    California Ins. Guarantee Assn. v. WCAB
    Date:
    10/31/2008
    Note:
    [Unpublished] The existence and relevant terms of the SCIF policy were shown by secondary evidence.
    Citation:
    B205025
    WCC citation:
    WCC 34552008 CA
  • Case name:
    California Insurance Guarantee Association v. WCAB (Oracle)
    Date:
    02/06/2012
    Note:
    Pinnacle Lien Services could pursue lien claims against the California Insurance Guarantee Association.
    Citation:
    B231491
    WCC citation:
    WCC 38622012 CA

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