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Case Law Library
Bell v. WCAB
Motion to set aside C&R by lien claimant barred by laches because claimant waited 7 years.
52 CCC 72 (Writ Denied)
WCC 28781987 CA
Bell vs. Agee Construction
Subcontractor's failure to maintain WC does not create liability for general contractor.
125 Cal. App. 4th 453
WCC 30702004 CA
Bell-Sparrow v. Farmers Insurance Company
[Unpublished] Only if a plaintiff produces sufficient evidence to establish a prima facie case does the burden shift to the employer to present evidence showing it had a legitimate, nondiscriminatory reason for the employment action, which plaintiff here failed to do.
WCC 35772009 CA
Belletich v. Carley
[Unpublished] The release language of the settlement agreement is not reasonably susceptible to the narrow interpretation urged by plaintiff. In such case, parole evidence is inadmissible and so, does not raise a triable issue of fact.
WCC 33252008 CA
Beloud, Inc. v. WCAB
WCAB exceeded authority by modifying attorneys fees without attorney notice and opportunity to be heard.
50 Cal.App.3d 729, 40 CCC 505
WCC 26621975 CA
Bennett v. WCAB
Peripheral vascular disability was not 'heart trouble' within meaning of this section.
51 CCC 139
WCC 4161986 CA
Benson v. The Permanente Medical Group
The rule in Wilkinson is not consistent with the new requirement that apportionment be based on causation and, therefore, Wilkinson is no longer generally applicable.
72 CCC 1620
WCC 32892007 CA
Benson vs. WCAB
Courts must separately rate successive injuries to the same body part that simultaneously become permanent and stationary.
WCC 34902009 CA
Today's Round Up
OR - WCD Holding Educational Conference in November
The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division is holding its 15th annual education conference on Nov. 8 and 9 in Salem.
The division said the conference is intended to increase understanding of the state’s work comp system but hast not published a schedule outlining specific topics that will be covered during the two-day event.
Registration is $350 per person.
The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference will be held at the Salem convention center.
A registration form is here, and more information will be posted here when available.
CO - Pinnacol Holding Conference on Fraud
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Colorado’s Pinnacol Assurance is holding its second annual workers’ compensation fraud conference in November.
The two-day event will explore the keys to successful workers’ compensation fraud prosecutions, including tips on how to write reports of suspected fraudulent activity for prosecutors to investigate.
The conference will also include sessions discussing provider fraud, employer fraud and labor brokering.
The conference runs from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 2 and 3.
The event is being held at Pinnacol’s office, 7501 E. Lowry Blvd. in Denver.
OR - Police Department Outfitting Rifles With Suppressors to Save on Comp Costs
Police officers in Spokane, Washington, will soon be carrying suppressed rifles in their cruisers in an effort to shield themselves from hearing damage and avoid related workers' compensation claims, according to a report by the Spokesman-Review.
The Spokesman-Review reports that the Spokane City Council approved a contract to purchase suppressors for 181 service rifles to protect the city from the legal cost of compensation claims filed by police officers. Although they're colloquially know as "silencers," suppressors don't actually silence a gun.
The newspaper said th.
CA - Marketer Said to Be Fishing for Deal Long Before Feds Started Busting Kickback Rings
CA - Psychiatrist Facing Suspension Files Constitutional Challenge in Federal Court
CA - DWC Suspends 3 More Providers From Comp System
CA - Supreme Court Won't Disturb Decisions on Skin Condition, Travel Injury
CA - DWC Sends Suspension Notice to Embattled Marketer
CA - Last Round of Briefs Filed Ahead of Hearing on Lien Stay Injunction
NATL. - Research Links Job Stress With Work Injuries
CA - Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Small Business Rep on State Fund Board
FL - Ex-JCC Castiello Says Nominating Commission Followed Improper Rules
CA - San Diego Sheriff's Deputy Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud Charges
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