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Case Law Library
Cabral v. Ralphs Grocery Company
The California Supreme Court declined to adopt an exemption from the general duty of ordinary care for Ralphs, after a negligent driver crashed into one of its trucks that was parked alongside the highway.
WCC 37212009 CA
Caesar's Restaurant v. IAC
A waiver of a right requires clear intent to relinquish such right.
175 Cal.App.2d 850, 24 CCC 297
WCC 25751959 CA
Caimol-Cruz v. Retirement Bd. of San Francisco
A legal secretary with a long history of gastrointestinal problems and of violating office protocols for calling in sick was not entitled to disability retirement since she had worked for years, despite her medical need for frequent bathroom breaks, and her employer was willing and able to accommodate her.
WCC 38772012 CA
Cal. Dept. of Corrections v WCAB (Decourcey, Jr.)
A corrections officer was not entitled to benefits for injuries he sustained in a car accident while driving to a remote area of the San Bernardino Mountains in order to cover a co-worker's shift on guard duty.
WCC 39272012 CA
Caldo v. Metalclad Insulation
The court in the published portion of its opinion In the published portion of this opinion rejected the defendants' attack on future and noneconomic damages.
151 Cal. App. 4th 1311
WCC 32292007 CA
California Horse Racing Board v. WCAB and Snezek
Qualifying as a peace officer is not enough. To be entitled to the heart trouble presumption, the member must also fit the job description and be employed by one of the law enforcement agencies specified in the earlier portions of section 3212.5, Labor Code.
153 Cal. App. 4th 1169
WCC 32412007 CA
Today's Round Up
NY - Activists Protest Proposed WCB Changes to Impairment Rating Method
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Groups of workers' advocates have continued to pressure the state Workers' Compensation Board to not adopt rules that would change how impairment ratings are decided — a move, they say, that would reduce benefits.
The Albany Times-Union reported Wednesday that activists in Buffalo, Brooklyn, Hauppauge and Long Island were set to submit "thousands of petitions" to their local Workers' Compensation Board offices, as well as to the board's headquarters in Menands.
The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health has come o.
CA - Governor Appoints Parisotto as AD
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Gov. Jerry Brown appointed George Parisotto as administrative director of the Division of Workers’ Compensation.
Parisotto served as acting administrative director since February 2016, when Destie Overpeck left the agency for a position with the State Bar of California.
He joined the DWC in 1998 and has held positions including acting chief counsel and industrial relations counsel during his tenure.
Prior to joining the DWC, Parisotto was a workers’ compensation claims examiner for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Energy Employees Occupational I.
NV - Insurance Division Schedules Hearing on Proposed TPA Rules
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The Nevada Division of Insurance will hold a hearing Oct. 25 on proposed rules relating to financial statements filed by third-party administrators.
Nevada law requires newly formed businesses to file a balance sheet with estimated income and expenses for the first year, and evidence that the third-party administrator can pay its obligations as they become due.
The proposed rules would require businesses to file a financial statement that has been reviewed by an independent certified public accountant.
The requirement that each application for a certificate of registration as an administrat.
CA - CAAA Takes Swing at Governor Over Veto of Apportionment Bill
CA - DWC Suspends 3 More Providers From Comp System
CA - Supreme Court Won't Disturb Decisions on Skin Condition, Travel Injury
CA - Court Affirms Dismissal of Disbarred Work Comp Attorney's Distress Claim
CA - Four Deputies at Las Vegas Shooting File Comp Claims
FL - Ex-JCC Castiello Says Nominating Commission Followed Improper Rules
NATL. - Research Links Job Stress With Work Injuries
CA - Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Small Business Rep on State Fund Board
CA - San Diego Sheriff's Deputy Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud Charges
CA - Judge Postpones Sentencing of Drobot Jr. Until February
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