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Case Name: Herek v. Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association 10/30/2017
Note: A California appellate court upheld the denial of a former law enforcement officer’s claim for disability retirement benefits, finding substantial evidence supported a determination that he was not permanently incapacitated from duty.
Citation: B275805
WCC Citation: Los Angeles County Super. Ct. No. BS155097
Case Name: Heritage Residential Care v. Division of Labor Standards Enforcement 01/26/2011
Note: A misclassification statute's use of the word 'inadvertent' did not excuse a nursing home's $72,000 fine for its inadvertent misclassification of 16 health care workers.
Citation: H034994
WCC Citation: WCC 37072011 CA
Case Name: Hernandez v. DeGroot & Sons 11/28/2007
Note: [Unpublished] Where there is a tenable claim of concurrent negligence, the consideration that an injured worker has workers' compensation coverage is no bar to recovery from the concurrent tortfeasor.
Citation: C051254
WCC Citation: WCC 32812007 CA
Case Name: Hernandez v. Gray Lift, Inc. 05/31/2012
Note: A California corporation could assert workers' compensation exclusivity as an affirmative defense to a wrongful death claim filed by the family of a laborer who was killed while working for it, pursuant to a contract under the corporation's fictitious business name.
Citation: F061759
WCC Citation: WCC 39042012 CA
Case Name: Hernandez v. Target Corp. 02/19/2008
Note: [Unpublished] The trial court did not err in making the evidentiary rulings challenged by plaintiff, and plaintiff failed to exhaust her administrative remedies in connection with certain of her claims under the FEHA.
Citation: B195625
WCC Citation: WCC 33192008 CA
Case Name: Herrera v. CU Cooperative Systems 01/29/2013
Note: An employer defeated a pregnancy discrimination suit by showing that it had actually fired the plaintiff because she had coached a coworker on how to skip work
Citation: E052869
WCC Citation: WCC 39802013 CA
Case Name: Herrera v. WCAB 06/18/1969
Note: Board has discretion to credit wage payments after injury against disability benefits.
Citation: 71 Cal.2d 254, 34 CCC 382
WCC Citation: WCC 24631969 CA
Case Name: Hershman v. Eisenberg Medical 06/11/2002
Note: 5814 penalties imposed on insolvent carrier are 'covered claims' for CIGA to pay.
Citation: 67 CCC 808 (En Banc)
WCC Citation: WCC 28652002 CA
Case Name: Hertz v. WCAB (Aguilar) 12/16/2008
Note: An employer is not responsible for any portion of a worker's permanent disability that is caused by pre-existing non-industrial factors.
Citation: H032438
WCC Citation: WCC 35122008 CA
Case Name: Hessong v. City and County of San Francisco 08/30/2007
Note: [Unpublished] Because a reviewing court is necessarily limited to the claims alleged in the underlying complaint, the trial court did not err in granting summary judgement on the cause of action that was pled in the original complaint.
Citation: A113744
WCC Citation: WCC 32492007 CA
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