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Case Law Library
Kleinman v. California State Personnel Board
An administrative law judge attempting to return to work after suffering a back injury failed to raise a triable issue as to the reasonableness of her employer's effort to accommodate her.
WCC 38712012 CA
Kmart Corp. v. Lewis Brisbois et al
An appellate court denied Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP's motion to strike its former client's malpractice complaint based on the firm's role in complex personal injury litigation.
WCC 36492010 CA
KMS Courier, Inc. v. McKesson Corp.
[Unpublished] Standing alone, the Customer Defendants' requests for bids from, and entrance into service contracts with, the Plaintiffs' competitors do not constitute solicitations of a violation of the Unfair Practices Act.
WCC 32842007 CA
Knight v. United Parcel Service
Employer or insurer's failure to provide required notice to an employee of rights under the MPN that results in a neglect or refusal to provide reasonable medical treatment renders the employer or insurer liable for reasonable medical treatment self-procured by the employee.
71 CCC 1423 (2006)
WCC 31862006 CA
Knopfer v. Flournoy
Payments made in lieu of disability payments indemnify him for work-connected disability.
34 Cal.App.3d 318, 38 CCC 913
WCC 27071973 CA
Koch v. Markel Insurance Co., et al.
The owner of an auto repair shop sufficiently alleged a number of causes of action against his broker and business liability insurer for a coverage gap that left him uncovered against a personal injury suit.
WCC 37062011 CA
Kohler vs. Interstate Brands Corp.
Broad settlement language in C&R sufficient to cover previously undisclosed FEHA claim.
103 Cal.App.4th 1096
WCC 29772002 CA
Konig v. State Bar of California
[Unpublished] A negative employment action motivated by retaliation for an employee's efforts to report unethical or improper judicial behavior would fall outside the exclusive remedy provisions of workers' compensation because such conduct violates public policy. However, the collateral estoppel effect of the district court's decision precludes any claim that defendants' actions were so motivated.
WCC 32632007 CA
Kopitske v. WCAB
Failure to pay PDA on request while applicant in rehab results in penalty against PD.
74 Cal.App.4th 623, 64 CCC 972
WCC 3811999 CA
Kopping v. WCAB
If section 4664(b) is understood as representing the Legislatures common sense recognition that there can be no recovery from a permanent disability, then there is no inconsistency between that statute and section 4664(a).
142 Cal. App. 4th 1099
WCC 31812006 CA
Today's Round Up
NY - Activists Protest Proposed WCB Changes to Impairment Rating Method
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
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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