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Harris v. Superior Court of LA County
The California Supreme Court on Thursday vacated a lower court ruling finding claims adjusters are not exempt from the state's overtime laws, without answering whether the adjuster should be exempt.
WCC 38402011 CA
Harsco Corp. v. Kiewit Pacific Co.
Employer's failure to raise the issue of damages until after it had propounded discovery devices, litigated a summary judgment motion, and participated in a trial waived, forfeited, and estopped it from asserting it was not subject to a potential damage award in this case.
WCC 33732008 CA
Hart v. WCAB
An injured retail worker may be entitled to further temporary total disability benefits arising from a 13-year old injury.
WCC 39192012 CA
Hartford Accident & Indem. Co. v. WCAB
Service must be made to address on record with WCAB; statutory period begins when order received by attorney on record.
86 Cal.App.3d 1, 43 CCC 1193
WCC 27821978 CA
Hartford Casualty Ins. Co. vs. Mt. Hawley Ins. Co.
Where a general contractor is not liable to a subcontractor under an indemnity provision, so the general contractor's own insurer is not liable to the subcontractor's insurer for an employment injury..
123 Cal. App. 4th 278
WCC 30612004 CA
Hartsuiker v. WCAB
No WCAB continuing jurisdiction to award disability for hospitalization more than 5 years after injury.
12 Cal.App.4th 209, 58 CCC 19
WCC 26671993 CA
Hastings vs. Dept of Corrections
A government employee alleging discrimination on the basis of physical disability must comply with the civil service requirements for the position sought for accommodation.
110 Cal.App. 4th 963
WCC 29522003 CA
Today's Round Up
OH - Woman Ordered to Pay Restitution for Spending Dead Boyfriend's Benefit Funds
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The boyfriend died, but the workers’ comp checks kept coming.
Because 58-year-old Suzette Hedrick of Toledo, Ohio, cashed the checks, she has a choice of reimbursing the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation $18,576 or serve 10 months in prison, the BWC said in a press release Friday. A Lucas County judge on Oct. 5 sentenced Hendrik to five years of probation after she pleaded guilty to attempted grand theft, a fifth-degree felony, the bureau said.
Hendrick’s boyfriend, whom the bureau did not identify, was receiving permanent total disability benefits until his death on Oct. 3, .
TX - Imprisoned Doctors' Luxury Cars, Diamond-Covered Rolexes Up for Auction
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The federal government is auctioning off 21 luxury cars seized from two doctors who are serving long prison sentences for running a pill mill in Mobile, Alabama.
Gold jewelry and a series of Rolex watches covered in diamonds will also be auctioned Saturday at the Hilton Austin Airport, KSAT-TV 12 reports.
The items were seized from John Patrick Couch and Xiulu Ruan, who became rich from selling instant-release fentanyl drugs off-label for neck, back and joint pain. The highly addictive opioid, produced by a company called Subsys, was approved only to trea.
WA - L&I: Unregistered Contractor Behind on Premium Payments
The Washington state Department of Labor and Industries said a contractor charged with felony theft for collecting payments for projects he never started owed $6,500 in workers’ compensation premiums and another $12,000 for unregistered contracting.
Jesse Scott Espinoza, owner of Jesse’s Custom Concrete, is accused of accepting a total of $5,000 in down payments for two jobs that he allegedly abandoned. According to L&I, Espinoza did not work a single day on either project and never returned the money.
What’s more, the department said it suspended Espinoza’s .
CA - Former DIR Director Duncan Joins Sacramento Lobbying Group
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Cal Capitol Group, a lobbying firm in Sacramento, announced that former Department of Industrial Relations Director John Duncan joined the company as a senior executive.
Duncan was director of the DIR from 2007 to 2011, and served as chairman of the California Public Employment Relations Board from 2004 to 2007.
He worked as vice president of government affairs for US HealthWorks from 2012 to 2016, and held the same title at Western Dental Services, where he worked since 2016.
Cal Capitol Group said Duncan’s expertise and communication skills, as well as his contacts an.
CA - CAAA Takes Swing at Governor Over Veto of Apportionment Bill
CA - Court Affirms Dismissal of Disbarred Work Comp Attorney's Distress Claim
CA - Four Deputies at Las Vegas Shooting File Comp Claims
CA - Number of QMEs Falls as Panel Requests Increase
CA - Judge Postpones Sentencing of Drobot Jr. Until February
CA - Decision Says Claims Had Preclusive Effect on Discrimination Suit
CA - Court Revives Worker's Discrimination Claim
CA - DOJ Moving to Allow Direct Access to Prescription Database
PA - Republican Senators Seek to Introduce Formulary Bill
CA - Employer Pays $310,000 in Settlement Over Worker Death
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