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  • Case name:
    P. v. Machesky
    Date:
    03/12/2010
    Note:
    A review of the entire record pursuant to People v. Wende, supra, 25 Cal.3d 436, including the possible issues referred to pursuant to Anders v. California, supra, 386 U.S. 738, has disclosed no other reasonably arguable appellate issue.
    Citation:
    D055509
    WCC citation:
    WCC 36092010 CA
  • Case name:
    Pac. Employers Ins. Co. v. IAC
    Date:
    06/26/1959
    Note:
    Where partial TD accounts for total wage loss then wages lost is only req. finding.
    Citation:
    52 Cal.2d 417
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24981959 CA
  • Case name:
    Pac. Indem. Co. v. Industrial Accident Comm'n
    Date:
    06/08/1945
    Note:
    Evidence supports determination that was injury sustained in course and scope of employment.
    Citation:
    26 Cal. 2d 509
    WCC citation:
    WCC 30491945 CA
  • Case name:
    Pacific Gas & Elec. Co. v. IAC
    Date:
    07/17/1961
    Note:
    4663 has no reference to benefits owed worker's dependents.
    Citation:
    56 Cal.2d 219
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25531961 CA
  • Case name:
    Pacific Gas & Electric vs. WCAB (Bryan)
    Date:
    01/09/2004
    Note:
    Financial status of business not an 'actual event' of employment.
    Citation:
    114 Cal.App.4th 1174
    WCC citation:
    WCC 29652004 CA
  • Case name:
    Painter v. WCAB
    Date:
    03/27/1985
    Note:
    Board fails to 'state evidence relied upon/reasons for decision' by simply incorporating original decision; review not appropriate.
    Citation:
    166 Cal.App.3d 264
    WCC citation:
    WCC 26971985 CA
  • Case name:
    Palestini v. General Dynamics Corp.
    Date:
    06/07/2002
    Note:
    Facts sufficiently pled in complaint to allege fraudulent concealment exception to exclusive remedy.
    Citation:
    99 Cal.App.4th 80
    WCC citation:
    WCC 28592002 CA
  • Case name:
    Palmer v. BNSF Railway Co.
    Date:
    09/30/2010
    Note:
    The Federal Railroad Safety Act did not bar a railroad switchman's Federal Employer's Liability Act suit.
    Citation:
    C057964
    WCC citation:
    WCC 36742010 CA
  • Case name:
    Palmer v. WCAB
    Date:
    06/23/1987
    Note:
    Case remanded to determine when applicant knew or should have known disability was work-related.
    Citation:
    192 Cal.App.3d 1241
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25331987 CA
  • Case name:
    Palm Medical Group, Inc. v. State Compensation Insurance Fund
    Date:
    03/25/2008
    Note:
    Defendant 'possessed power so substantial over the market for the treatment of occupational injuries in the Fresno area in 2001-2002 that the failure to admit an ordinary, competent medical provider to its PPN would significantly impair that provider's ability to practice occupational medicine in the Fresno area and, so, Defendant owed Plaintiff a duty of fair procedure in acting on its application to the PPN.
    Citation:
    A114651
    WCC citation:
    WCC 33302008 CA
  • Case name:
    Parish v. WCAB
    Date:
    05/04/1989
    Note:
    a congenital disease is entitled to the presumption if there is an employment nexus.
    Citation:
    210 Cal.App.3d 92
    WCC citation:
    WCC 4151989 CA
  • Case name:
    Paris v. USI Southern California Ins. Services
    Date:
    09/12/2008
    Note:
    [Unpublished] There are triable issues of fact as to whether USI breached the April 1, 2003, employment agreement by failing to pay Paris all wages, bonuses, and commissions.
    Citation:
    B200225
    WCC citation:
    WCC 34232008 CA
  • Case name:
    Parker v. WCAB
    Date:
    10/01/1992
    Note:
    Injuries cannot be combined for rating if no common body part though P&S at same time.
    Citation:
    9 Cal.App.4th 1636, 57 CCC 608
    WCC citation:
    WCC 28671992 CA
  • Case name:
    Parks v. WCAB
    Date:
    03/21/1983
    Note:
    Going and coming rule not a bar to compensation where teacher was exposed to special risk in parking lot.
    Citation:
    33 Cal. 3d 585
    WCC citation:
    WCC 30561983 CA
  • Case name:
    Park v. Arkema, Inc.
    Date:
    08/30/2012
    Note:
    A former machine tool operator suffering from leukemia should have been allowed to present the opinion of a doctor linking his condition to his workplace exposure to benzene in opposition to a motion for summary judgment, even though that doctor was no longer designated as an expert witness.
    Citation:
    B229513
    WCC citation:
    WCC 39282012 CA
  • Case name:
    Parkwoods Comm. Assn. v. CIGA
    Date:
    08/07/2006
    Note:
    Because other insurance was available to Parkwoods, CIGA is not obligated to satisfy a 'covered claim'.
    Citation:
    141 Cal. App. 4th 1362
    WCC citation:
    WCC 31722006 CA
  • Case name:
    Pasquinelli v. State of CA
    Date:
    02/20/1975
    Note:
    Claim for 1 yr. salary needs to be filed within 3 yrs. of employer's wrongful termination of benefits.
    Citation:
    45 Cal.App.3d 457
    WCC citation:
    WCC 26751975 CA
  • Case name:
    Pasquotto v. Hayward Lumber
    Date:
    02/27/2006
    Note:
    Order approving a compromise and release settlement is not a prior award of permanent disability for apportionment purposes.
    Citation:
    71 CCC 223
    WCC citation:
    WCC 31452006 CA
  • Case name:
    Patterson v. Nestle Waters
    Date:
    05/20/2009
    Note:
    [Unpublished] A worker failed to raise any issues of material fact in a suit alleging that a bottling plant violated the California Fair Employment and Housing Act.
    Citation:
    E045764
    WCC citation:
    WCC 35262009 CA
  • Case name:
    Patterson v. Sharp
    Date:
    08/31/1970
    Note:
    Reduction of 3rd party death benefits due to finding of employer negligence.
    Citation:
    10 Cal.App.3d 990
    WCC citation:
    WCC 24741970 CA

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