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  • Case name:
    Farris vs. Industrial Wire et. al.
    Date:
    07/17/2000
    Note:
    5814 penalty applies to entire underlying species when failure / refusal to pay 4650 penalty.
    Citation:
    65 C.C.C. 824 WCAB En Banc Decision, 65 CCC 824
    WCC citation:
    WCC 3592000 CA
  • Case name:
    Fresno Unif. School Dist. v. WCAB
    Date:
    11/22/2000
    Note:
    Unrelated noncompensable injury means a disabling event which, had it been work-related, would be compensable under the worker's compensation laws; Apportionment requires pre-existing labor disability.
    Citation:
    84 Cal. App. 4th 1295, 65 CCC 1232
    WCC citation:
    WCC 4042000 CA
  • Case name:
    Ferguson v. WCAB
    Date:
    04/13/1995
    Note:
    Increase per 4553 applies to entire award, not just indemnity.
    Citation:
    33 Cal.App.4th 1613, 60 CCC 275
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24091995 CA
  • Case name:
    Flores v. WCAB
    Date:
    04/11/1974
    Note:
    The obligation of Uninsured Employers Fund is same as uninsured employer
    Citation:
    11 Cal.3d 171, 39 CCC 289
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24111974 CA
  • Case name:
    Flowmaster, Inc. v. Superior Court
    Date:
    06/23/1993
    Note:
    Explaining liability of employer when it manufactures its own presses.
    Citation:
    16 Cal.App.4th 1019, 58 CCC 333
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24221993 CA
  • Case name:
    Foodmaker, Inc. v. WCAB
    Date:
    10/06/1998
    Note:
    No voc. rehab. where more costly for illegal immigrant than legal under Equal Protection.
    Citation:
    78 Cal.Rptr.2d 767, 63 CCC 1222
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24611998 CA
  • Case name:
    Fuentes v. WCAB
    Date:
    02/02/1976
    Note:
    4658 is limited by 4750 only where employee had preexisiting disability.
    Citation:
    16 Cal.3d 1, 41 CCC 42
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25101976 CA
  • Case name:
    Fruehauf Corp. v. WCAB
    Date:
    07/13/1967
    Note:
    Statute of limitations begins on date of last exposure for cumulative injuries.
    Citation:
    68 Cal.2d 569, 33 CCC 300
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25301967 CA
  • Case name:
    Fidelity & Cas. Co. of NY v. WCAB (Ratzel)
    Date:
    07/05/2067
    Note:
    A parties recourse in objecting to rating is to cross-examine expert and rebuttal evidence.
    Citation:
    252 Cal.App.2d 327, 32 CCC 271
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25391967 CA
  • Case name:
    Ford v. Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
    Date:
    01/27/1997
    Note:
    No 'constructive' filing of applic. for adjudication by employee for employer liability for atty. fees.
    Citation:
    62 CCC 153
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25641997 CA
  • Case name:
    Franczak v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co.
    Date:
    05/24/1977
    Note:
    Superior court had jurisdiction to enforce interest awarded by WCAB.
    Citation:
    19 Cal.3d 481, 42 CCC 422
    WCC citation:
    WCC 26061977 CA
  • Case name:
    Fortich v. WCAB
    Date:
    09/09/1991
    Note:
    Lack of notice of intention to order dismissal deprives applicant of due process.
    Citation:
    233 Cal.App.3d 1449, 56 CCC 537
    WCC citation:
    WCC 27201991 CA
  • Case name:
    Fremont Indemnity Co. v. WCAB
    Date:
    03/31/1980
    Note:
    WCJ's failure to specify reasoning in decision deprives party of meaningful right to petition for recon.; WCJ's Notice of Intention was not sufficient for proper service.
    Citation:
    45 CCC 391
    WCC citation:
    WCC 27361980 CA
  • Case name:
    Fidelity & Cas. Co. of NY v. WCAB (Harris)
    Date:
    03/31/1980
    Note:
    Board may take further evidence only on issue being reconsidered; must give notice, opportunity to present evidence to parties.WCAB decides if good cause exists per S. 5803 to rescind a C&R agreement.
    Citation:
    103 Cal.App.3d 1001, 45 CCC 381
    WCC citation:
    WCC 27391980 CA
  • Case name:
    Fremont Indemnity Co. v. WCAB
    Date:
    03/29/1984
    Note:
    Judge's two phone calls to independent medical examiner denied parties a fair trial.
    Citation:
    153 Cal.App.3d 965, 49 CCC 288
    WCC citation:
    WCC 27971984 CA
  • Case name:
    Fred T. Hines v. New United Motors Mfg.
    Date:
    04/30/2001
    Note:
    If existing award for treatment, employee does NOT need to follow 4061/4062 for new physician.
    Citation:
    66 CCC 478 (En Banc)
    WCC citation:
    WCC 28152001 CA
  • Case name:
    Fernandez vs. Lawson
    Date:
    05/13/2002
    Note:
    Reliance on license status of contractor under LC 2750.5 is factual issue for trial.
    Citation:
    98 Cal.App.4th 388
    WCC citation:
    WCC 28502002 CA
  • Case name:
    Federal Mogul v. WCAB
    Date:
    09/27/1973
    Note:
    Official Medical Fee Schedule does not apply to self-procured treatment.
    Citation:
    38 CCC 584 (Writ Denied)
    WCC citation:
    WCC 28791973 CA
  • Case name:
    Farmers Ins. Exchange vs. WCAB (Sanchez)
    Date:
    12/19/2002
    Note:
    Only particular item of fraud barred; claimant still entitled to benefits; employer cannot take credit for restitution against benefits.
    Citation:
    104 Cal.App.4th 684
    WCC citation:
    WCC 28992002 CA
  • Case name:
    Fenn vs. WCAB
    Date:
    04/21/2003
    Note:
    Because actual work necessary to earn FLSA premium, time off due to work injury not count towards benefit rate.
    Citation:
    107 Cal.App.4th 1292
    WCC citation:
    WCC 29282003 CA

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