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Case Law Library
Schermerhorn v. Los Angeles Unified School Dist.
[Unpublished] LAUSD had notice of (1) Schermerhorn's medical release to return to work, (2) his desire to return to work, and (3) his disability, as expressed in the listed work restrictions. Nothing more was required to trigger LAUSD's duty to offer a reasonable accommodation.
WCC 34272008 CA
Schlick v. Comco Mgt., Inc.
WCAB has broad jurisdiction over rights, liabilities arising out of compensation.
196 Cal.App.3d 974
WCC 24271987 CA
Scholar v. City of Chico
A city of Chico firefighter's cancer claim was timely because his physicians never definitively informed him that he had neck cancer until 2008.
WCC 38442011 CA
SCIF v. IAC (Aten)
Award annulled b/c attorney's fees already paid in full to employee.
89 Cal.App.2d 821
WCC 26701949 CA
SCIF v. IAC (George)
IAC, on rehearing, can change its prev. findings and order without further evidence, though no party complained of any finding.
125 Cal.App.2d 201
WCC 26951954 CA
SCIF v. Sup. Crt. of LA County
Employer cannot waive carrier's privilege; court must grant review if colorable claim made.
91 Cal. App. 4th 1080
WCC 28122001 CA
SCIF v. WCAB
A California agricultural worker was not entitled to compensation for his alleged psychiatric injuries resulting from his fall from a 24-foot ladder.
WCC 38802012 CA
SCIF v. WCAB (Adame)
Pre-trial C&R valid if record is sufficient for 'Thomas Finding'.
148 Cal.App.3d 649
WCC 27451983 CA
Today's Round Up
NY - Activists Protest Proposed WCB Changes to Impairment Rating Method
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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
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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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