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Case Law Library
Sarabi v. WCAB
The court finds TTD benefits may be awarded after five years if a 'new and further' disability arose within that time.
151 Cal. App. 4th 920
WCC 32282007 CA
Save Mart STores vs. WCAB (Gwin)
One is not a qualified injured worker merely because of an inability to coexist with other workers or supervisors, so long as an equivalent position is available at the same place of employment.
3 CA4th 720
WCC 30281992 CA
Save Mart v. WCAB
[Unpublished] Substantial evidence is relevant evidence that a reasonable mind might accept as adequate to support a conclusion. In the present case, the WCAB's decision was both reasonable and based on substantial evidence.
WCC 32992008 CA
Schechter v. Nissanoff
[Unpublished] Eisenberg demonstrated, and the trial court found, he was not exposed to confidential information when he worked at Hollins. Accordingly, the denial of Hollins's motion to disqualify would have been proper under the modified substantial relationship test, which presumes access to confidential information.
WCC 33202008 CA
Scheffield Med. Grp., Inc. v. WCAB
Findings of WCAB on questions of fact are conclusive/not subject to review if supported by substant. evidence.
70 Cal.App.4th 868
WCC 27111999 CA
Scheftner vs. Rio Linda School District
Submission orders and orders closing discovery, that issued prior to the enactment of SB 899 on April 19, 2004, are 'existing' orders that cannot be reopened due to the prohibition set forth in Section 47.
68 CCC 1281; En Banc
WCC 30312004 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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