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Verga v. WCAB
In light of the legislative intent in enacting section 3208.3, subdivision (b)(1), the disdainful reactions of co-workers to the claimant's abusive conduct were neither
actual events of employment nor the predominant cause of her psychological injuries within the meaning of the statute.
WCC 33042008 CA
Vierra v. WCAB
Because the WCAB unquestionably has the ultimate authority over attorney compensation (see Reich, supra, 99 Cal.App.3d at p. 234), the WCJ's order that a fee agreement is not binding is free from error.
154 Cal. App. 4th 1142; 65 Cal. Rptr. 3d 423
WCC 32502007 CA
Vilkitis v. WCAB
[Unpublished] Current sections 4663 and 4664 require physicians to consider each industrial injury sustained, and apportion the injured worker's disability for cause.
WCC 35342009 CA
Villa v. WCAB
45 day time limit for filing petition for writ of review is extended when order served by mail.
156 Cal.App.3d 1076
WCC 27791984 CA
Vine vs. Bear Valley Ski Co.
Employee cannot escape assumption of risk doctrine for injury not covered by work comp.
118 Cal.App.4th 577
WCC 29852004 CA
Virginia Surety Co. v. WCAB (Echelard)
Under the WCAB's reasoning and Dr. Thomas's medical reporting, we agree the record supports an indication of permanent disability permitting the use of the 1997 PDRS. Accordingly, we will not disturb the WCAB's decision.
WCC 34142008 CA
Virginia Surety, Inc. v. WCAB
[Unpublished] The 1997 schedule applies in the present case, based on the statutory reading of section 4660, subdivision (d)(2) as established under
Genlyte Group, LLC, etc. v. Workers' Comp. Appeals Bd., B198100, Jan. 3, 2008.
WCC 33112008 CA
Von Arx v. Max Equipment Rental
[Unpublished] Insufficient evidence to justify the necessary, reasonable or logical inferences of causation from employer's actions or inactions,' so nonsuit ruling was proper.
WCC 33472008 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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