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  • Case name:
    Yamaguchi v. Harnsmut
    Date:
    01/29/2003
    Note:
    Firefighter's rule does not vitiate respondeat superior of employer of assaultive employee.
    Citation:
    106 Cal.App.4th 472, 130 Cal.Rptr.2d 706
    WCC citation:
    WCC 29212003 CA
  • Case name:
    Yang v. Buch
    Date:
    01/18/2008
    Note:
    The employee's right to recover against a third person is not affected by the fact that the 'person other than the employer' is not a stranger but has entered into a consensual legal relationship with the employer.
    Citation:
    E041427
    WCC citation:
    WCC 33022008 CA
  • Case name:
    Yang v. Fields
    Date:
    05/08/2008
    Note:
    [Unpublished] Under Code of Civil Procedure section 425.16, defendant is entitled to reasonable attorney fees and costs incurred only in connection with the anti-SLAPP motion, and the trial court erred by including in the award fees and costs unrelated to that motion.
    Citation:
    B196322
    WCC citation:
    WCC 33512008 CA
  • Case name:
    Yap v. LA Dept. of Water & Power
    Date:
    05/10/2012
    Note:
    A claim by a former accountant for the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power for disability discrimination failed as a matter of law because there was no evidence that his employer did not seek to accommodate his mental disability.
    Citation:
    B230969
    WCC citation:
    WCC 38932012 CA
  • Case name:
    Yavitch v. WCAB
    Date:
    04/20/1983
    Note:
    Decision after remittitur for review of findings is original decision, not one following reconsideration.
    Citation:
    142 Cal.App.3d 64
    WCC citation:
    WCC 26541983 CA
  • Case name:
    Ybarra v. WCAB, SIF
    Date:
    10/21/2002
    Note:
    Subsequent Injuries Fund can not take credit for disability retirement where basis is different though stems from same case.
    Citation:
    Unpublished
    WCC citation:
    WCC 28932002 CA
  • Case name:
    Yeager Construction v. WCAB and Dennis Gatten
    Date:
    11/28/2006
    Note:
    Labor Code Section 4663 allows for the apportionment of pre-existing degenerative conditions.
    Citation:
    145 Cal. App. 4th 922
    WCC citation:
    WCC 31992006 CA
  • Case name:
    Yee-Sanchez vs. Permanente, etc. et at
    Date:
    04/29/2003
    Note:
    Definition of rights, duties, penalties for pre-application discovery.
    Citation:
    68 Cal.Comp. Cases 637
    WCC citation:
    WCC 29322003 CA
  • Case name:
    Yellow Cab Coop., Inc. v. WCAB
    Date:
    01/16/1991
    Note:
    Corporation was employer of cabdriver with full control over his work.
    Citation:
    226 Cal.App.3d 1288
    WCC citation:
    WCC 25901991 CA
  • Case name:
    Yong S. Kim v. WCAB
    Date:
    08/04/1999
    Note:
    Cap applies to all persons and services, including interpreters; Does not violate Equal Protection.
    Citation:
    73 Cal.App.4th 1357
    WCC citation:
    WCC 3821999 CA
  • Case name:
    Youngblood v. WCAB
    Date:
    12/15/1989
    Note:
    Board lacked jurisdiction to award benefits 5+ years post-injury.
    Citation:
    216 Cal.App.3d 764
    WCC citation:
    WCC 26411989 CA
  • Case name:
    Young v. Gannon, DIR
    Date:
    03/28/2002
    Note:
    Regulations adopted governing WCJ conduct upheld; 'filed' decisions means typed and signed.
    Citation:
    97 Cal.App.4th 209, 118 Cal.Rptr.2d 187
    WCC citation:
    WCC 28432002 CA

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