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  • Case name:
    H.B. Fuller Co., etc. v. WCAB
    Date:
    09/17/1998
    Note:
    Employer must clarify applicant's willingness to participate in rehab. if request conflicts with statements made by applicant; entitlement to maintenance allowance begins when employer receives application.
    Citation:
    63 CCC 1287
    WCC citation:
    WCC 27961998 CA
  • Case name:
    Halliburton v. Remington College-Denver Campus, Inc.
    Date:
    04/28/2008
    Note:
    [Unpublished] Because causes of action based on defamation are not barred by the exclusive remedy provision, summary judgement was improper in response to claimant's wrongful discharge and intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress claims.
    Citation:
    D049223
    WCC citation:
    WCC 33502008 CA
  • Case name:
    Hall v. Curran
    Date:
    05/11/2011
    Note:
    A homeowner was able to recoup $102,740 he had paid to a construction firm after discovering that the firm had failed to obtain workers' compensation insurance for some of its workers.
    Citation:
    A127542
    WCC citation:
    WCC 37632011 CA
  • Case name:
    Hall v. Goodwill Industries of Southern California
    Date:
    03/16/2011
    Note:
    A worker's Fair Employment and Housing Act suit was untimely because his attorney filed his complaint more than a year after the state issued his right-to-sue notice, the 2nd District Court of Appeal ruled in a published decision.
    Citation:
    B215860
    WCC citation:
    WCC 37272011 CA
  • Case name:
    Halverson v. Orange County Employees Retirement System
    Date:
    01/27/2011
    Note:
    Substantial evidence that a public guardian was able to return to work supported the Orange County Employees' Retirement System's denial of her request for disability-related retirement benefits.
    Citation:
    G042276
    WCC citation:
    WCC 37082011 CA
  • Case name:
    Hamilton v. WCAB
    Date:
    05/04/1979
    Note:
    Presumption must be supported by evidence of causal connection between employment and injury.
    Citation:
    93 Cal.App.3d 587, 44 CCC 520
    WCC citation:
    WCC 4141979 CA
  • Case name:
    Hamilton vs. Lockheed Corp.
    Date:
    04/30/2001
    Note:
    Minimum necessary to be in Board file for case to be submitted for decision.
    Citation:
    66 CCC 473
    WCC citation:
    WCC 29052001 CA
  • Case name:
    Hamilton vs. Martinelli & Assoc.
    Date:
    07/23/2003
    Note:
    No duty owed to a peace officer who is engaged in training to meet an emergency situation.
    Citation:
    110 Cal.App.4th 1012
    WCC citation:
    WCC 29512003 CA
  • Case name:
    Hamp v. Harrison Patterson O'Connor & Kinkead, LLP
    Date:
    12/18/2012
    Note:
    The 4th District Court of Appeal revived an injured worker's malpractice claim against his former attorney, ruling that the action was not subject to dismissal as a strategic lawsuit against public participation.
    Citation:
    D061276
    WCC citation:
    WCC 39582012 CA
  • Case name:
    Hanford Ready Mix, Inc. v. Dominguez
    Date:
    12/27/2007
    Note:
    [Unpublished] Because the evidence failed to show negligence on the part of Defendant, summary judgement was warranted and the issue of whether this action was barred by the exclusive remedy provision of the workers' compensation law is not addressed.
    Citation:
    C052180
    WCC citation:
    WCC 32932007 CA
  • Case name:
    Hanna v. Dental Board of California
    Date:
    12/13/2012
    Note:
    The 2nd District Court of Appeal has upheld the revocation of a Los Angeles-area dentist's license based on her no-contest plea to a felony count of Medi-Cal fraud.
    Citation:
    B239336
    WCC citation:
    WCC 39642012 CA
  • Case name:
    Hanna v. LA Co. Sheriff's Dept.
    Date:
    09/17/2002
    Note:
    Injured county worker must be reintstated despite disability when retirement board denies claim.
    Citation:
    102 Cal.App.4th 887
    WCC citation:
    WCC 28862002 CA
  • Case name:
    Hansen Mechanical, Inc. v. Sup. Court
    Date:
    11/29/1995
    Note:
    Indemnity provision unenforceable because it was not signed before employee's injury.
    Citation:
    40 Cal.App.4th 722, 60 CCC 1177
    WCC citation:
    WCC 23991995 CA
  • Case name:
    Hansen Mechanical, Inc. v. Superior Court
    Date:
    11/29/1995
    Note:
    Indemnity provision unenforceable because it was not signed before employee's injury.
    Citation:
    40 Cal.App.4th 722
    WCC citation:
    WCC 23971995 CA
  • Case name:
    Hansen v. WCAB
    Date:
    06/07/1989
    Note:
    Ordering a worker to attend a medical exam 185 miles from home violates Sec. 4051.
    Citation:
    211 Cal.App.3d 717, 54 CCC 193
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24021989 CA
  • Case name:
    Hardesty, et. al. v. McCord & Holdren, etc.
    Date:
    03/17/1976
    Note:
    Trial judge has power to invoke liberal pre-trial discovery orders to effect efficient processes.
    Citation:
    41 CCC 111
    WCC citation:
    WCC 3681976 CA
  • Case name:
    Hardware Mut. Cas. Co. v. WCAB
    Date:
    07/31/1967
    Note:
    Separate cause of inability to work is separately evaluated, specific findings required.
    Citation:
    253 Cal.App.2d 62, 32 CCC 291
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25021967 CA
  • Case name:
    Harris v. City of Santa Monica
    Date:
    02/07/2013
    Note:
    California's Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled that an employer can mount a "mixed-motive" defense to a worker's discrimination claim, but such a defense, if accepted by a jury, is not absolute.
    Citation:
    S181004
    WCC citation:
    WCC 39832013 CA
  • Case name:
    Harris v. McCutchen
    Date:
    03/29/2013
    Note:
    A former Bingham McCutchen attorney could not be compelled to arbitrate her disability discrimination claims against the law firm.
    Citation:
    B240522
    WCC citation:
    WCC 39972013 CA
  • Case name:
    Harris v. Superior Court of LA County
    Date:
    12/29/2011
    Note:
    The California Supreme Court on Thursday vacated a lower court ruling finding claims adjusters are not exempt from the state's overtime laws, without answering whether the adjuster should be exempt.
    Citation:
    S156555
    WCC citation:
    WCC 38402011 CA

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