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  • Case name:
    McCarty v. WCAB
    Date:
    10/30/1974
    Note:
    Intoxication not a defense where employer permits consumption of alcohol.
    Citation:
    12 Cal.3d 677, 33 CCC 712
    WCC citation:
    WCC 3411974 CA
  • Case name:
    Martinez v. WCAB
    Date:
    11/15/2000
    Note:
    Jurisdiction for VR benefits continues once properly established.
    Citation:
    84 Cal. App. 4th 1079, 65 CCC 1253
    WCC citation:
    WCC 3622000 CA
  • Case name:
    Moran v. Bradford Bldg., etc.
    Date:
    05/08/1992
    Note:
    WCAB has inherent and statutory authority to provide for dismissal of claim forms.
    Citation:
    57 CCC 273
    WCC citation:
    WCC 3671992 CA
  • Case name:
    Morton v. WCAB
    Date:
    07/22/1987
    Note:
    The Board, and not the WCJ is empowered to ADJUDGE contempt.
    Citation:
    193 Cal.App.3d 924, 52 CCC 315
    WCC citation:
    WCC 3721987 CA
  • Case name:
    Mitchell v. Golden Eagle Ins. Co.
    Date:
    03/02/1995
    Note:
    Industrial injury not prerequisite to recover deposition atty. fee; Restitution appropriate for fee paid erroneously.
    Citation:
    60 CCC 205
    WCC citation:
    WCC 3731995 CA
  • Case name:
    Mason v. Case
    Date:
    09/13/2063
    Note:
    2801 may apply where employer failed to secure compensation or employment is outside of work comp.
    Citation:
    220 Cal.App.2d 170, 28 CCC 293
    WCC citation:
    WCC 3891963 CA
  • Case name:
    Miner v. Superior Court
    Date:
    04/09/2001
    Note:
    An employee has limited rights to sue another employee for damages apart from work comp.
    Citation:
    30 Cal.App.3d 597, 38 CCC 210
    WCC citation:
    WCC 4082001 CA
  • Case name:
    Marsh & McLennan, Inc. v. Sup. Crt.
    Date:
    06/29/1989
    Note:
    No private cause of action against a TPA; other legislative remedies apply.
    Citation:
    49 Cal.3d 1, 54 CCC 265
    WCC citation:
    WCC 23791989 CA
  • Case name:
    Mercer-Fraser Co. v. IAC
    Date:
    01/06/1953
    Note:
    Employer's duty for safe workplace not absolute as to liability under 4553.
    Citation:
    40 Cal.2d 102, 18 CCC 3
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24101953 CA
  • Case name:
    Minniear v. Mt. San Antonio Comm. Coll. Dist.
    Date:
    09/18/1996
    Note:
    Sufficiency of evidence necessary to rebut treating dr. presumption; award reduction required per 4065.
    Citation:
    61 CCC 105
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24131996 CA
  • Case name:
    Moulton v. WCAB
    Date:
    11/06/2000
    Note:
    Failure to issue self imposed 4650 penalty for late TTD payment creates 5814 liability.
    Citation:
    84 Cal.App.4th 837
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24672000 CA
  • Case name:
    Mote v. WCAB
    Date:
    07/24/1997
    Note:
    Employer liable for delay in increasing rate of TTD even though stipulated amount.
    Citation:
    56 Cal.App.4th 902, 62 CCC 891
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24731997 CA
  • Case name:
    Moyer v. WCAB
    Date:
    03/31/1972
    Note:
    A preexisting permanent partial disability must interfere with one's ability to do work.
    Citation:
    24 Cal.App.3d 650
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24781972 CA
  • Case name:
    Morris v. County of Marin
    Date:
    02/03/1977
    Note:
    Failure of public entity to secure WC certificate of insurance from building permit applicant creates civil liability.
    Citation:
    18 Cal.3d 901, 42 CCC 131
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24801977 CA
  • Case name:
    Maples v. WCAB
    Date:
    11/06/1980
    Note:
    Employer/insurer cannot claim credit for overpayment of TD because of unreasonable delay in filing med. report and not filing petition to terminate TD after terminating benefits.
    Citation:
    111 Cal.App.3d 827, 45 CCC 1106
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24881980 CA
  • Case name:
    Maranian v. WCAB
    Date:
    06/26/2000
    Note:
    90-day limitation runs from date of receipt of Claim Form; Order on Recon final re appellate review.
    Citation:
    81 Cal.App.4th 1068, 65 CCC 650
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24912000 CA
  • Case name:
    Marquez v. WCAB
    Date:
    07/28/1995
    Note:
    Lien not allowed for overpaid disability benefits against subsequent employer comp. payments.
    Citation:
    60 CCC 711
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25061995 CA
  • Case name:
    Midas Recovery Services, Inc. v. WCAB
    Date:
    06/20/1997
    Note:
    Reimbursement is paid at rate in effect when payments are made, not during actual disability period.
    Citation:
    55 Cal.App.4th 1321, 62 CCC 763
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25231997 CA
  • Case name:
    Massey v. WCAB
    Date:
    07/12/1993
    Note:
    Death benefits apply regardless of whether child is a minor or an adult.
    Citation:
    5 Cal.4th 674, 58 CCC 367
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25241993 CA
  • Case name:
    M/A Com-Phi v. WCAB
    Date:
    07/29/1998
    Note:
    WCAB had duty to develop record and show surveillance film to defense.
    Citation:
    65 Cal.App.4th 1020, 63 CCC 821
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25561998 CA

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