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Case Law Library
Tucker v. WCAB
Failure of carrier to take administrative measures to compute and pay interest on every award was not to be disregarded as de minimis.
44 Cal.App.3d 330
WCC 26181975 CA
Tung Tran v. Zhi Qiang Luo
A California appellate court affirmed an injunction barring a former employee from making violent threats against his employer, and forcing him to stay away from his former co-workers.
WCC 38272011 CA
Tverberg et al. v. Fillner Construction
A self-employed independent contractor can sue a general contractor under a theory of negligent exercise of retained control.
WCC 38492012 CA
Tverberg v. Fillner Construction (1st DCA decision)
Eight months after the California Supreme Court told a self-employed independent contractor that he could not sue a general contractor on a theory of vicarious liability, the 1st District Court of Appeal has now allowed Jeffrey Tverberg to sue the same general contractor under a theory of direct liability.
WCC 37202011 CA
Tyler v. WCAB
WCJ cannot appoint an IME; Board empowered to obtain additional evidence to determine benefits.
56 Cal.App.4th 389
WCC 3771997 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 - Judge Postpones Sentencing of Drobot Jr. Until February
CA - San Diego Sheriff's Deputy Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud Charges
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