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Case Law Library
Bentley v. IAC
Atty. fees not to be fixed; Bd. evaluation protects applicant, encourages representation.
75 Cal.App.2d 547, 11 CCC 204
WCC 27171946 CA
Bergenstal v. WCAB
Certain medical practitioners, who do not come within Labor Code section 3209.3, are authorized to provide services to an injured worker if the employer consents.
45 Cal.App.4th 1272, 61 CCC 437
WCC 4092001 CA
Berkebile v. WCAB
Widow's claim filed within 240 weeks of her first knowledge of illness was timely filed.
144 Cal.App.3d 940, 48 CCC 438
WCC 25221983 CA
Betancourt v. WCAB
The Code provides for and authorizes chiropractic treatment.
16 Cal.App.3d 408, 36 CCC 186
WCC 4111971 CA
Bethlehem Steel Corp. v. IAC
In reviewing award of IAC, questions not raised on application for rehearing won't be considered.
106 Cal.App.2d 373, 16 CCC 210
WCC 26571951 CA
Betson v. Rite Aid Corp
The 2nd District Court of Appeal ruled that evidence of a supervisor's hostile treatment of an injured retail worker precluded summary judgment on the worker's claims of discrimination and retaliation for her disability and for taking medical leave.
WCC 39522012 CA
Betsworth vs. WCAB
Discussion of contempt before WCJ.
26 Cal.App.4th 586
WCC 29301994 CA
Beverly Hills Multispecialty Med. Grp. v. WCAB
Lien claimants entitled to due process in work comp proceedings; failure to serve defense med. reports/notice of fraud allegations denies fair trial, is reversible per se.
26 Cal.App.4th 789, 59 CCC 461
WCC 3961994 CA
Beverly Hilton Hotel, Hilton Hotels Corp. v. WCAB (Boganim)
Because the WCAB's decision was not a final determination of claimant's right to vocational rehabilitation benefits and because section 139.5 has been repealed, he is not entitled to vocational rehabilitation benefits.
WCC 35572009 CA
Today's Round Up
MD - Mail Carrier Who Accepted Bus Driver Job While Injured Sentenced to Probation
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A 24-year-old mail carrier must pay roughly $4,000 after pleading guilty to charges stemming from accusations that he took a job with Washington, D.C.’s bus service while out on a work injury, the Washington Post reports.
Da’Mon Price, of Clinton, Maryland, was sentenced this week to one year of probation and ordered to pay $2,940.96 in restitution, plus a $1,000 fine. He had pleaded guilty to theft of government money.
Price injured his back while working for the Hyattsville Post Office. Before he visited a doctor through the workers’ compensation system, he applied for a .
CA - Employer Pays $310,000 in Settlement Over Worker Death
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Growers Street Cooling paid $310,000 in costs and civil penalties to settle allegations that its systemic violation of safety laws resulted in the death of a worker, the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Jose Juan Serrano started working as a machine operator for Growers Street on April 10, 2013, and was assigned to run a machine that wraps pallets of strawberries. On April 26, 2013, he removed a pallet that was stuck in the machine. He was crushed by a counterweight that was activated after the jam was cleared, District Attorney Dean D. Flippo said in a statement.
CA - Four Deputies at Las Vegas Shooting File Comp Claims
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Four Orange County Sheriff’s deputies filed workers’ compensation claims in California for physical and psychological injuries they say they sustained during the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas, according to a report by the Orange County Register.
The deputies were at the Route 91 Harvest festival on their own time but say they acted as on-duty law enforcement officers after the shooting started. The shooting ultimately killed 58 people and wounded more than 500.
Tom Dominguez, president of the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs, reportedly told the deputies.
CA - Psychiatrist Facing Suspension Files Constitutional Challenge in Federal Court
CA - DWC Suspends 3 More Providers From Comp System
CA - CAAA Takes Swing at Governor Over Veto of Apportionment Bill
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
FL - Ex-JCC Castiello Says Nominating Commission Followed Improper Rules
CA - Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Small Business Rep on State Fund Board
CA - San Diego Sheriff's Deputy Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud Charges
Oct 18-19, 2017
AWCC 2017 Educational Conferen
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