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Case Law Library
Salcido v. WCAB (LA Unified)
No relief from attorney mistake in filing Petition for Reconsideration late, filing at wrong office, etc.
63 CCC 483
WCC 27221998 CA
Salit v. WCAB
A judge based a decision denying compensation for a former police officer's irritable bowel syndrome upon insufficient evidence, the 2nd District Court of Appeal concluded.
WCC 38292011 CA
San Bernardino Comm. Hospital v. WCAB
Applicant unfairly didn't disclose doctor's report or witness at MSC; Board's power to develop record can't circumvent 5502(d)(3).
74 Cal.App.4th 928
WCC 25491999 CA
San Diego v. WCAB
[Unpublished] The 2005 schedule applies when pre-Jan. 1st, 2005 doctor's report does not indicate the existence of permanent disability.
WCC 32462007 CA
San Francisco Unified School Dist. v. WCAB (Cordozo)
A workers' compensation judge must consider nonindustrial factors while deciding whether good faith personnel actions were the substantial cause of a psychiatric injury, the 1st District Court of Appeal concluded.
WCC 38202010 CA
San Mateo County v WCAB
Penalties proper because employer didn't establish doubt as to its liability; multiple penalties because multiple acts of delay.
55 CCC 378
WCC 26471990 CA
Sanchez v. Brooke
An in-home health care worker who was badly burned attempting to rescue her ward from a burning building could not recover the full amount billed for her care since her medical provider accepted a discounted amount from her employer.
WCC 38702012 CA
Today's Round Up
OR - WCD Holding Educational Conference in November
The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division is holding its 15th annual education conference on Nov. 8 and 9 in Salem.
The division said the conference is intended to increase understanding of the state’s work comp system but hast not published a schedule outlining specific topics that will be covered during the two-day event.
Registration is $350 per person.
The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference will be held at the Salem convention center.
A registration form is here, and more information will be posted here when available.
CO - Pinnacol Holding Conference on Fraud
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Colorado’s Pinnacol Assurance is holding its second annual workers’ compensation fraud conference in November.
The two-day event will explore the keys to successful workers’ compensation fraud prosecutions, including tips on how to write reports of suspected fraudulent activity for prosecutors to investigate.
The conference will also include sessions discussing provider fraud, employer fraud and labor brokering.
The conference runs from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 2 and 3.
The event is being held at Pinnacol’s office, 7501 E. Lowry Blvd. in Denver.
OR - Police Department Outfitting Rifles With Suppressors to Save on Comp Costs
Police officers in Spokane, Washington, will soon be carrying suppressed rifles in their cruisers in an effort to shield themselves from hearing damage and avoid related workers' compensation claims, according to a report by the Spokesman-Review.
The Spokesman-Review reports that the Spokane City Council approved a contract to purchase suppressors for 181 service rifles to protect the city from the legal cost of compensation claims filed by police officers. Although they're colloquially know as "silencers," suppressors don't actually silence a gun.
The newspaper said th.
CA - Marketer Said to Be Fishing for Deal Long Before Feds Started Busting Kickback Rings
CA - Psychiatrist Facing Suspension Files Constitutional Challenge in Federal Court
CA - DWC Suspends 3 More Providers From Comp System
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
CA - Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Small Business Rep on State Fund Board
FL - Ex-JCC Castiello Says Nominating Commission Followed Improper Rules
CA - San Diego Sheriff's Deputy Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud Charges
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